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My father was a classically trained flutist, and my mother sang. So there was always music in the house. It wasn't until I got the Beatles albums that I really fell in love with rock 'n' roll. I learned how to play drums from listening to Led Zeppelin.
What's your take on music piracy?
I don't have a problem with people downloading music. To me the important thing is that people come to the shows and see the music live and have that personal experience with the band. I've made a decent living making music. I'd feel greedy if I asked for more.
You play many different roles in your various musical endeavors. Which do you enjoy the most?
I love being a drummer. Everyone thinks you're dumb. What they don't realize is that if it weren't for you, their band would suck.
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