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Queensrÿche guitarist Chris DeGarmo told RIP magazine in October 1991: "This was about 20th-century youth, really; about living in the atomic age. 'Chemical Youth' was also a play on the technological/ecological aspect of the day we were living in at the time. It was a song about feeling rebellious. I don't know if there was really a general theme to it. It was more like a hodgepodge of all these little sentences that made up a modern-day picture: 'The leftist cry as the right subsides... hear me, the media mouth is open wide... success is our hunger, we need to feed.' Classic Geoff Tate." (thanks, DeeTheWriter - Saint Petersburg, Russia Federation)
Speaking to Circus, Degarmo described the concept behind Rage to Order: "If there's an overall theme for Rage for Order it may be technological indoctrination vs. human emotional response."
Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum
Dave explains how the video appropriated the meaning of "Runaway Train," and what he thought of getting parodied by Weird Al.
The Real Nick Drake
The head of Drake's estate shares his insights on the late folk singer's life and music.
Shaun Morgan of Seether
Shaun breaks down the Seether songs, including the one about his brother, the one about Ozzy, and the one that may or may not be about his ex-girlfriend Amy Lee.
Gary Lewis and the Playboys had 7 Top-10 hits despite competition from The Beatles. Gary talks about the hits, his famous father, and getting drafted.