When I was 14 I started a band called Day Zero with some friends from school. We were probably the worst band of all time. I remember playing a basement show for a friend of ours and Christian's band, Good for Nothing, played as well. There was a bit of a rivalry between the two of us so it's pretty funny to look back on it. We also played a few shows with All Wound Up which was Kaylan's band at the time.
When I first started playing in a band I was really into bands from Lagwagon and Pulley to Pedro the Lion and Jimmy Eat World.
I'm really a backwoods man at heart! I'd rather live in a log house away from everything. Not to far, but just enough to feel like I've got my own spread.
It is an opportunity for me to be creative and express myself. I think Jeff Tweedy said it best when he basically said that being creative is the one thing we can do; and to keep building.
My nature is very solitary. So you can imagine for someone like me to be on the road and constantly surrounded by so many people, it can certainly be a struggle. It is my biggest obstacle.
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