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I've always liked Dennis Chambers, he's real flashy.
 

In 1996, I was in was in an acoustic kind of rock band, we were called Feeble. We were just playing locally.
 

In junior high, I sang in madrigals, men's' and women's' choir. I played piano too, but then I got out of it.
 

My chops are still up, even though I'm not still in high school.
 

My mom listened to the Beatles and Elvis, a lot of different types of music.
 

My mom passed away a day before high school started, and her dream was for me to be a full rock and roll guy, and play drums in a band.
 

Oh, I was super serious about practicing and rudiments, and still am. I still have all my books.
 

On tour, you never have a home, you don't get used to anything, and you're always super busy.
 

Then I tried out for the Fontana High School drum line, in Riverside, and I did really well. I got second chair, and played snare in that drum line for three years.
 

We all liked the Descendants and stuff like that, so we started playing it. It's not that it was really hard, well, it does take skill to play fast and keep up your stamina. But it was something that just happened.
 

We all write the music, and then Mark and Tom write the lyrics.
 

We just wanted to write a bunch of songs that we thought were good songs.
 

We just wrote songs that seemed good to us. We wrote the album in like two weeks. We could have had more time, but we accomplished what we needed to in the two weeks.
[Accomplished]
 

We never worry about the big things, just the small things.
 

We were concerned with having good songs, not just songs that go two hundred miles per hour.
 


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