We don’t really have a place in the universe, as far as on a timeline. But nothing else does either. Therefore every moment really is the most important moment that’s ever happened, including this moment right now.
You have this resonant box that sounds cool when you smack it, so why not go for it?
I try not to punish the audience by making them listen to too much acoustic guitar.
I definitely associate music with color. For example, my first record has a red cover but it is totally green and blue to me.
I write almost every single part of my songs, even the actual drum parts sometimes, whether they be simple or layered with many different instruments.
Having been on tour in countries that are extremely eco-friendly, we automatically end up doing the things that normal people do in other countries.
I am quite short, but that never comes across when I’m onstage in front of people. When I get offstage and greet an audience afterwards, their first reaction is to comment on my height because it seems like a very drastic difference.
Somehow, Rush can still sell out arenas. If I was sitting in row one, I would take my chair, unbolt it from the ground and run away.