"I want people to pick up Enter or our new record, and say, 'What the hell are they going to do next?" -- Dave Turncrantz...

"Anything that makes people focus more on learning to play their instruments is cool with me." -- Daniel La Rochelle...

Thanks to the explosion of garage bands and MTV's acceptance of them, suburbia now seems like a prime breeding ground for scene kids and musicians on the rise. But as Johnny Whitney of Neon Blonde and the Blood Brothers will tell you, things weren't always...

Formerly known as the Pale, the Pale Pacific's name change reminds me too much of the horrendous pop-punk band, Amber Pacific. Had I not known of the name change, I probably would have skipped right by the Pale Pacific at the record store. Negative association....