Frank Zappa... was Beethoven for insane rock guys.
— Scott Ian

The hardest and worst interview that I have ever done was with Frank zappa.
— Nina Blackwood

I got married about three years ago again to a wonderful German woman. Her name is Monika and she is beautiful. She is one of the biggest women Zappa fans I have ever met in my life.
— Jimmy Carl Black

We are not a Zappa cover band. We only play Frank's songs that were recorded by the Mothers of Invention and I think a lot of those songs were complex.
— Jimmy Carl Black

In my opinion, Lenny Bruce was more of an influence on Zappa's satirical lyric's than anyone that I know of.
— Jimmy Carl Black