What is the most embarrassing CD in your collection?
Brandin: Corys got that one.
Rex: Yeah dude, Live Vanilla Ice.
Cory: Why is it just me?
Brandin: Vanilla Ice live dude, come on. Chart that down for one.
Cory: Im personally not embarrassed about that, it does not embarrass
me at all to have that. I find Robert Van Winkle to be very talented.
Rex: <Laughing> Robert Van Winkle. I have nothing to hide
Brandin: I dont know man.
Rex: Oh okay, I have please hammer dont hurt um, I got that.
Cory: Yeah, please hammer dont hurt um.
Rex: Come on, You cant touch this, I needed it. <Starts singing>
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, cant touch this
Cory: You should of brought it, dude.
What is the worst nickname of someone you know and what is the story behind
Rex: El Dangeroso
Brandin: Petty meaty.
Cory: Smokey Papaid
Brandin: Yeah, you go ahead and tell that one.
Cory: I didnt make it up, you guys made it up.
Rex: I didnt make it up.
Brandin: The goos, we had this friend named the goos, because his last
name was Goosman and he basically is just kind of a moron.
Cory: I dont think that counts as a nickname, you just take half
of a name and go, Okay, now thats your nickname.
Brandin: Okay, then El Dangeroso
Rex: Why do you have to go there?
Brandin: You already said it!
Rex: I know
Who is the most famous person you have programmed in your cell phone?
Rex: I think mine would be Brandin.
Fletcher: Cory has some.
Cory: Stephan Jenkins from Third Eye Blind, although I have never called
him. His number is programmed in there.
Rex: Yo Jenks, Its Cory dog what up?<Everyone laughs>
What you doing man? You playing Nintendo? Right on, right on.
What is your favorite punch line or joke?
Brandin: Any drummer jokes, any jokes that make fun of Dominic.
After you finish touring in the U.S. do you plan on going overseas?
Brandin: Were going to go to Europe, probably Australia, and maybe
Who was the driving force behind the lyric change in the song "Coke"?
Was Coca-Cola involved, or did EPIC choose to go this route to avoid a
Brandin: I dont know if we are allowed to talk about that, are we?
Cory: Why wouldnt we?
Brandin: Yes, there was a lyric change due to Coca-Cola, it was either
that or we couldnt put the song on the album. Or they would sue
us, and this was the only compromise that we could do to keep the song
on the album. Even though we are pretty much opposed to it, it was just
like, we had to do it. We would lose the song for one word.
Cory: Its the man trying to keep us down.
Brandin: Pretty much we just had to do it. Were not happy about
it at all.
What is one of your favorite lines in one of your songs?
Cory: I kind of like, The celebration ends without a sound.
Brandin: Yeah thats pretty good, I like that one, Ill go with
that. The celebration ends without a sound.
Fletcher: Lift has some good lyrics on it too.
Rex: How about, Hey <Everyone laughs>
Fletcher: I like that.
Cory: Hey do it all the time.
Brandin: Rex, I like that one.
What is one of your most memorable moments?
Cory: Graduating high school, that was awesome.
Fletcher: The birth of my son that I miss.
Brandin: Getting our tour bus for the first time so we dont have
to ride in a van anymore.
Cory: When my grandma gave me parachute pants in the fourth grade for
Christmas, I cried. <Everyone laughs>
What is one of your guilty pleasures?
Cory: <mumbles something>
<Rex starts laughing>
PZO: What did he say?
Brandin: What did he say?
Rex: Leave it at that dude.
Cory: Fourth straight question we havent answered.
Brandin: You answered it, dude.
Brandin: Cory and Porn
PZO: You guys really want to go with that?
Cory: Why not?
Brandin: Rex has a stamp collection.
Rex: No, actually I do have a stamp collection, I saved it from when I
was a kid.
KC[Epic rep]: Could you really count that as a guilty pleasure though?
Cory: Yeah, he feels guilty about it.
KC: He feels guilty about still having them.
Do you have any funny moments on stage?
Cory: Anytime Rex opens his mouth.
Rex: Pretty much
Rex: Good answer
What is the most misunderstood song lyric in your opinion?
Brandin: The entire song, "Chloroform"
Cory: Wait do you mean misunderstood people get it wrong? Or like sing
the wrong words?
PZO: Yeah, sing the wrong words.
Brandin: Dominics family sings the wrong words all the fucking time,
Brandin: This is how they go: "Dude I love Coke", <Starts
singing> Come on Id like to sell the world.
Cory: No ones ever said anything to us.
Do you have any pre-show rituals you have to do?
Cory: Drink beer.
All: Yeah, drink beer.
Cory: Too much liquor
Brandin: We have a group prayer.
Cory: We pray that there is more liquor left after the show.
What is one of the weirdest dreams you've ever had?
Rex: Dude, I just had one last night and I dont really know, Im
a little foggy on it, but Abe Begota was in it and then I saw him the
next night on the Hugh Heffner thing.
Cory: Thats a little weird.
Rex: A little weird, dude.
Cory: I dreamed our bus driver drove our bus into the Atlantic Ocean.
We all drowned. The weirdest part about that dream was I woke up and then
we got in a bus wreck only I was still asleep. So I woke up in my dream
from a dream and then got in another bus wreck, and that was it. It was
Rex: I have been kind of freaking out about sleeping and driving, I dont
know what it is. The other night it was like everything.
Cory: Its because we have been in Louisiana too much, and its
like boom, boom, boom, boom.
Cory: Just driving down the freeway, dude.
Fletcher: I-10 sucks.
Cory: Yeah, whatever that thing was man, it was like real foggy.
Fletcher: Imagine doing that in the winabego, oh my god.
What do you usually do in the tour bus to pass time when you are driving
to the next venue?
Cory: Play Nintendo.
Rex: Watch TV, read, ahhhh Im lying, no reading.
Rex: We work out a lot.
Fletcher: Yeah, I do my hundred crunches. Just trying to look as good
as O-Town, man.
Okay, this one was sent in by a fan.
PZO: Dont worry its nothing bad.
I realize that due to the September eleventh tragedy the Irving Plaza
show in New York was cancelled. There is no mention of a reschedule. Will
there be a reschedule?
Brandin: Yes, probably January.
Cory: Yes, when we dont know.
Brandin: Probably January.
Where have you played that you love the most?
Brandin: Chicago has been really good.
Cory: Yeah the Metro is awesome.
Fletcher: I have to say Orlando at the hard rock live.
Rex: The venue itself was cool, but the stuff around it was not.
Fletcher: Atlanta, I loved that.
Rex: I liked Chicago, the roller coaster part. The after club.
Cory: Hold on theres, LA
Fletcher: You cant pick LA
Cory: Yeah, LA sucks
KC: What about the college basketball room in Baton Rouge.
Cory: <sarcastic> I dont know that was pretty awesome
too. <Everyone laughs>
When will you start working on your second album? I know your first one
was just released, but-
Cory: When are you going to start working on that album dude? Cause were
two days in from this new one, and Im getting a little tired of
Brandin: Weve already got a lot of material, so I dont know,
Cory: Probably a long, long time from now, were going to be touring
for another year.
Rex: Whenever the label goes, Uh wheres the second record
dude? Uh I left it back in the car. <Everyone laughs>
If you weren't playing music what would you be doing?
Fletcher: Waiting tables.
Rex: Could I get you some more tea? Would you like ranch with that?
Fletcher: Thats what I would be doing.
Brandin: I would probably be doing something in the film industry.
Cory: Open up a little shop.
Rex: Called the grass hopper.
Whats the coolest thing a fan has given you that you have actually
Rex: She set it up! What was I supposed to do it was right there.
<Everyone still laughing>
Fletcher: Im going to go and join them.<Points to another
<Everyone still laughing>
Cory: Oh weve gotten a couple of really cool paintings.
Cory: A girl gave me like a little putter angle.
Brandin: Oh my god! Thats the coolest thing?
Fletcher: I got two bottles of yeager.