Trey Spruance didn't want to tour for ages. And Dean Menta has always been our guitar-roadie during Angel Dust, and I remember him playing fantastically during soundchecks. During each gig, he was watching from the side of the stage, seeing Big Jim play stuff that he could play better.
"Dangerous Jokers" - (Nieuwe Revu, 17-24 May 1995)
It's (RV) about a slob sitting around who doesn't do anything. I kind of identify with it.Mike Patton
Big Jim is over and out, as far as I am concerned.Mike Patton
There's a lot of positive stuff to say about him... Why can't I think of any now? (laughs) Oh, here's something positive: Big Jim's best trait of character was that he has always been himself... which was his worst trait of character at the same time.Mike Patton
Oh, have you seen Beavis and Butt-Head when they watch one of our videos and Beavis goes: 'These guys sound just like the Chili Peppers?' As if I haven't heard that one before!"Mike Patton
Despite the aural onslaught, King (For A Day) is not an assault I think it's us being us, more than anything. I think we finally had the resources to be us on this record.Mike Patton
We just wanna be the happy bums that we are. That's all.Mike Patton