A little bit of an influence is there, but we don't sound like Alice in Chains, ... We're influenced and don't lie about it, but everyone is compared to someone.
It's unbelievable what's happened in New England, ... We have the best fans there. Every place we've been playing has been selling out. It wasn't that long ago that we'd been playing to 50 people in Boston, and we just headlined a 7,000-seat arena and sold it out.
Our music is very simple and doesn't go over people's heads, ... Simplicity has been the recipe for us so far.
We hung out for the day. Nothing was choreographed. It was really cool. We just got to light up the tires all day long. And as a band, the first half of the day, we got to hang around and watch these people go off on these killer machines and do the most insane stunts we've ever seen live.
I write what gets me off. If I listen to a song and jump around the living room with a broom in my hand, I know that that will trigger the same reaction in other people.
That's a blessing in disguise because they left a big void in their genre of music and that's opened a little hole for us to fit in there,