"So it was out of necessity that Blackheart was born. I think its great that now 25 years later were not only putting out our own music but are able to put out music by other bands. Thats really exciting for us."
"Blackheart Records being 25 years old represents staying power and the fact that we werent able to get a record out through conventional means so we had to create this record company to put out our records if we wanted to be a band that had records to give out to their fans."
"I sure saw a lot of kids that Im sure didnt know a lot about us or we were definitely new to them. The kids who came up to me afterward wed talk about music sign a lot of autographs. So Im sure we made a lot of new fans."
"The follow your dreams thing is really important because so many people are railroaded into taking other paths by their family their friends people who should be supportive going What are you talking about? Even just seemingly regular career paths but if its not what people expect for you they kind of react funny."
"Im concentrating on staying healthy having peace being happy remembering what is important taking in nature and animals spending time reading trying to understand the universe where science and the spiritual meet."
"And you have a record company behind it this is a key too you need people to fight for your records at least a little bit. So if you have a great song its catchy and youve got a little bit of help I think thats all you need. But there hasnt been that in music."
"Factory farming is one of the biggest contributors to the most serious environmental problems. The meat industry causes more greenhouse gas emissions than all the cars trucks planes and ships in the world."