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" My oldest boy is 14, and he's not in that kind of awkward stage where, when we talk about girls, or there's a hot girl walking by - they're just so shy; it's weird. "
" Of course drums weren't meant to be played other than sitting on the ground. When you're upside-down, your feet don't want to sit on the pedals. "
Meant To Be
" If Trent Reznor calls and says he needs a drummer for his tour... I'm there. "
" Drums isn't my one thing anymore. I love to produce. I love to make tracks, write tracks, produce tracks, and I can't just sit back as a drummer anymore. "
" I'm still that rowdy dude who has after-parties in his dressing room with a concert-sized PA system blasting away. "
" The older I get, the more I don't care what people think or what people say. I just do what moves me. "
" I was always impressed by some of the progressive styles of guys like Neil Peart. "
" My house is really clean. It's a really big house so I have three ladies who come in and clean it twice a week, but let's just say that, in between times, maybe it's not quite so clean. "
" Being a drummer, I'm always like, 'Oh, that's got a funky beat. That's cool,' and I like to dance. "
" Drumming's pretty physical. We sit at the back of the stage getting beat up like a workhorse. "
" A lot of hip-hop artists wear fur, and they think it's a status symbol. That doesn't register for me; I just see dead animals. "
" Nikki lives around the corner from me and I see him all the time. We talk a lot, and of course we're still friends. That was our baby, Motley Crue, we put that band together. "
" I got really frustrated in jail, and I was like, 'Man, I love what I've done, and I love the mark I've made on rock n' roll history'... and I sat there, and I got really depressed, thinking, 'I gotta make a move... do something fresh and new.' "
" I'm always getting injuries like bruised and bloody knuckles from catching a cymbal or the edge of a drum. "
" I take the best of all the styles I like and put them together in one package. "
" My father lived by the philosophy, 'Be yourself, because everyone else is taken,' and he made sure I did, too. Whatever I wanted to do, he supported me. I don't mean that I was spoilt - he didn't believe in material gifts - but he watched my back while I worked to achieve things. "
" One of my favorite things in the world is to be seeing two people that are really old, still holding hands, still kissing. "
" John Bonham was probably the most influential in terms of playing style and timing. "
" No, I don't have a problem with my temper. "
" It's so funny because no matter what you say, fans only read and hear what they want. "
" The New York Dolls are the only band that we grew up on that we haven't played with. "
" I've always gravitated towards the beats, obviously. And when I was growing up, I always loved funk music or even - dare I say it - disco. "
" One day I would love to do rock a gig on the moon - how rad would that be? Isn't Richard Branson flying planes to outer space? Motley Crue could be the first band to play on the moon. "
" Single's fun - you don't have to check in with your girl, but it's not easy. I do get lonely. "
" The crowd is a pretty good indicator when it's good, because it's kind of a universal energy that gets passed around. "
" I threw my son, Brandon, a rave for his birthday and I fully set it up like a crazy rave with lights and sound, me and my partner DJ'd - I got Mix Master Mike from the Beastie Boys to come DJ for a bit. "
" Playing upside down is insane. It's two or three times more difficult than what's normal. Your feet want to come off the pedals, your arms want to drop down - all of your body is fighting gravity. "
" When I'm single, I'm one guy, and when I'm in a relationship I'm totally another. They're both a good time. "
" There's no new news. "
" The quad toms are a completely different animal than the standard drum set/trap kit. Playing wise and stylistically, they are two different beasts. "
" Trust me: all of us walk around and look at each other, and without saying it, we all know we're thinking, 'Really dude? Were still here!' and pinch ourselves. Typically, careers have short life span, 10 years if you're lucky, so what we've done is amazing. "