Quotes By Chester Bennington
Chester Bennington Quotes
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Alright...here's the deal. What's happening in this piece is very simple, over here on this side...you see that there is a very scared little kinda guy over there...wanna know why he's scared? Because this guy over here is trying to eat him.
I don't like to hold back, because that's how you hurt yourself.
Once we start hitting lyrical themes that can whack you from all these different perspectives, we know we're onto something special.
We're shooting for the title of hardest-working band in America.
There are always going to be encounters that you kind of wish went differently. But the average fan really isn't fanatical.
This is a business of love and labor.
Asking someone to describe what something sounds like is like telling a blind person to guess what I look like.
The fans are the biggest reason we do what we do.
We don't sit down and go, 'People are uneasy about the economy. Let's write about that.'
We're not a political band, we're a socially-minded band.
SPEAK SLOWLY AND PRECISELY! I CAN'T UNDERSTAND YOU!
I don't drink. I choose to be sober now. I have drunk over the last six years, but I just don't want to be that person anymore.
Well, we promised our fans that we'd put out records faster, and that's what we're doing. We figured out a way to condense our cycle, so to speak, by... continuing to write, trying to keep the creative ball rolling as often as possible.
Touring for two years is excruciating.
You're constantly trying to prove yourself, even after you've made it.
We'd like to think that our music will always be bigger than any one of our individual personalities.
All of our songs take these really big creative turns and twists throughout the process, so sometimes songs will start out as a melody or some musical chord progressions.
If fans come up to me, I talk to them.
We like playing smaller venues, but we know how many people want to come and see us so we don't ever want to stop anyone who wants to come to a show from coming.
My favorite jellybean is the pink one with the flavor inside.
For me, you say the words 'concept record,' and the first thing I think of is theater or the opera or something.
I'm strong on the outside, not all the way through. I've never been perfect, but neither have you.
It's cool to be a part of recovery. This is just who I am, this is what I write about, what I do, and most of my work has been a reflection of what I've been going through in one way or another.
I have been able to tap into all the negative things that can happen to me throughout my life by numbing myself to the pain so to speak and kind of being able to vent it through my music.
I really wish Mike and Joe would stop drawing on me while I'm sleeping.
To pigeonhole a genre as being successful or unsuccessful is weird.
I don't go out and pick fights.
As an artist, I want a reaction.
It's not cool to be an alcoholic.
I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That's what I told everybody I was going to be when I grew up.
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