Rock music is like a party, and you have to keep showing up even if you have a weird loud shirt on.
– songwriter Stan Ridgway It makes me insane that men are allowed to be moody and express their love with three well-placed grunts, and we’re expected to create sentences and homes around them. It makes me mad! – performer Sandra Shamas, author of My Boyfriend’s Back And There’s Gonna Be Laundry: The Cycle Continues We thought because smoking a few joints and doing psychedelics seemed innocuous and fun, drugs were okay. Well, as it turns out, once you get into cocaine and heroin you’ve gone over a cliff and now you’re waiting to hit the pavement. – David Crosby on getting sober Metal is much more sexist than punk rock was. I always looked at punk as being asexual. It sort of ignored sex, or pretended that it wasn’t important. – director Penelope Spheeris on her film Decline Of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years Everybody’s trying to fuck you at the same time. – singer (and now Canadian Idol judge) Sass Jordan on the music industry
Yippee, no corsets.
– Appollonia on leaving Prince’s court I get flak about guys onstage pushing their masculinity and grabbing their dick. Maybe rappers do overkill it – “Yo, I’m a man. Check out my thang” – but you got to understand, we get pushed into this corner. You’re never going to get love records from Ice-T. – Ice-T on the overt masculinity of rappers