MTV: Let's talk a
bit about how you guys started up the band. How did
having the two of you as singers come about?
Chester: I'm actually a lab experiment. I was raised in a
petri dish at the UCLA biomedical center.
Mike: And we just grew to like him, so we kept him
Chester: And I just grew.
Mike: You're really not going to go on to another
question and let us go on that one.
Chester: He wants a real answer, I think.
CHESTER: "We're sooo boy bandish,
MIKE: "Here's the thing: we didn't really hear about
that until we left the US. In the US, I think I heard a
rumour through my brother that somebody started back
East, but for the most part, nobody has even heard that
before. Maybe it's the fact we've never been out here
before and the lack of communication between fans and
ourselves made that happen, but almost every interviewer
has asked something about this boy band thing, and it's
freaking ridiculous, it's so silly!"
CHESTER: "I think it's because of my strikingly good
MIKE: "I think it's because of your strikingly bad
CHESTER: "I totally disagree. I think i'm the most
MIKE: "I think chesters full of himself and I think
thats really hot!"
CHESTER: "Yeah sometimes at night you're full of me
CHESTER: Must become action figure,
must become action figure...
MIKE:"I have a toothbrush. My
toothbrush is sexy!"
BRAD: "I want to know if Joe Hahn
sleeps in the nude?"
MIKE: "yes he does (wink wink)"
CHESTER: I'm just a regular guy, you
know? There's no leotard and cape under my clothes. I
shit, I piss, I drink too much and throw up, just like
MIKE:"We support free music. So go
ahead! Download that s***!"
CHESTER: "We kind of just like
ninjas and dark tunnels and fire."
MIKE: "And guys with big hair that look like
CHESTER: "Grr! Arr!"(referring to the One Step
MIKE: "The best way to save a dime
at a fast food run through is to have fans who work at
the place that's serving the food so they can hook you
Pheonix: Phi Phi "Big Bottom"
Cheseter: Chaz "Show Me Your
Brad: Big Bad "Sticky