I have a little history. I met Stone Temple Pilots, and their guitar player was a huge Extreme fan. Somewhere down the road, Extreme made its statement.

— Gary Cherone

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I was growing up listening to Queen. Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs.

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When 5150 came out rock was king. Post Nirvana and Pearl Jam 1996 is a different story.

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I don't know if I have enough guts to do a whole standard jazz record.

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When I was in Van Halen I was hitting notes that were out of my range.

I never went for those registers before until Eddie pulled it out of me.

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Whether I sound like Sammy or not is purely coincidence.

You have got to hand it to him, he sings his ass off. There is no moss on that stone.

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You have Extreme and Van Halen and the history that I have with other people I played with. There are some effects that will hopefully break that stereotype.

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I sing in a higher register, and you haven't heard that on the radio in years.

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Dave thought he was bigger than Van Halen the band.

So there was this catfight going on for 10 years.

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In my writing with Extreme, there are heavy themes.

The cover photo has me with a gun to my neck. I am not advocating suicide. I am taking the philosophy that man is the measure of his own fate.

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There is nothing like singing a song that 20,000 people know and are singing back to you.

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My favorite Extreme records were the last two. I can't listen to the first one.

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The voices on the record, that was trying to treat my voice like guitar players treat guitar tones.

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About Gary Cherone

Quotes 26 sayings
Profession Singer-songwriter
Birthday July 26, 1961

We weren't One Hit Wonders. We had a few hits.

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I think there are some good players coming up.

I think we are at a point where people can swallow a guitar solo in a pop rock record again.

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You are in a state of mixing, and you just live with it.

There is not one musician who is completely happy with a mix.

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I tried to stick with what I knew best, which is writing rock n' roll songs and melodies. I am as passionate as I was when I was 20.

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If people get to the end of the record, then that is a treat.

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I am a big Pink Floyd fan. That is where a lot of the concept lyrics come from.

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It was fun while it lasted, but it never seemed real to me. I could not believe I was in Van Halen.

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You can tell the difference between songs that were created in a garage and songs that were created in the studio.

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I have had success throughout the years.

Some of the hard rock bands today don't have the history that I have.

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If I had had a chance to tour with Van Halen before the record, I think it would have been a different record.

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Michael Anthony is the Diplomat of Rock N Roll. He is the regular guy.

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Your woman pisses you off so that gets in there; that's rock n roll.

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When people don't get enough information, they make it up.

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