Jello Biafra Quotes

30 Jello Biafra quotes:

"This is my home. Home is where the disease is. As long as I stay in America, I'll never run out of subjects for songs."
"I realized later on that a lot of times I'd go back to Colorado to hide from all the mayhem in San Francisco so I could get songs written."
"The last true punk band to get a major label contract was The Dickies."
"Then as I got older, I always gravitated towards the hard stuff, Born To Be Wild, then Black Sabbath."
"We didn't have money to put out everything we wanted to put out."
"I went through a big Alice Cooper phase, which was probably a major influence on my writing style later, especially after Plastic Surgery Disasters."
"Respecting other people's cultures is well and good, but I draw the line at where some branches of Islam, what they do to women. It's indefensible."
"They've gone to great length to disguise the fact that I'm not in the band, even sending out a photo to promoters with my picture in it which then winds up in some of the ads on the flyers."
"What they're not doing is marketing the Dead Kennedys in the spirit of what the band stood for."
"When there's people on the other side of the room trying to wipe out your life and things are stacked against you, you can get nervous."
"The Sonics I found later and that was pretty important."
"I'm down with both direct action and electoral action. We need both."
Author: Biafra Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"I didn't really start writing music or lyrics or turning them into songs until I went to San Francisco."
"All of these reissues were not authorized by me, I do not endorse them, the live album was put out without my permission, and I've not seen a dime at this point, either."
"I got involved because I wanted to help inspire more people to get off their butts and register and vote - not just in this election, but in every other election from now on, you know?"
"So basically the understanding on these so-called reissues is that they were done behind my back, without my permission, and the band informed me that I would no longer be paid on them at all."
"You can spend the money on new housing for poor people and the homeless, or you can spend it on a football stadium or a golf course."
"Don't hate the media, become the media."
"I'm totally down with insurrection in the street. I've had a great time with that over the years. Insurrection in the voting booth is the other part of the equation."
"Let me start by saying, I'm utterly disgusted with the former members of the Dead Kennedys."

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