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I have never had a social life, don't ever want one because it's boring. I'm just not very good with people, and you meet people every night who expect you to be this rock star with these developed social skills, which I don't have.

I have never had a social life, don't ever want one because it's boring. I'm just not very good with people, and you meet people every night who expect you to be this rock star with these developed social skills, which I don't have.

I try to stay positive by focusing on how much I'll appreciate my health if I get better. ---->>>

There's an inherent thing in me where, if things are going too smooth, I'll sabotage the hell out of them, just to make the music more of a sanctuary. ---->>>

When we first began and I was 14, my influences were the stuff that was in my parent's record collection like Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin. ---->>>

I am doing everything humanly possible to try and get well, but lately things have just kept getting worse. ---->>>

It makes it hard to get over a certain period of your life when you are constantly revisiting it every night. ---->>>

Reactive arthritis is something I've been dealing with for nearly a year. ---->>>

We were really motivated to do something with this record overseas, even though I hate touring. ---->>>

I have a theory because I was being beaten up a lot by people outside of school, it was almost like if I could make myself sick enough they'd take sympathy on me. ---->>>

I'm always active in trying to educate people when it comes to eating animal products, testing on animals, and the health benefits of being vegan, although I'm probably not the best person to be talking about the latter at the moment. ---->>>

I wrote... Neon Ballroom in that time where I hated music, really everything about it, I hated it. ---->>>

I'm lucky the arthritis happened at the time that it did because of the record. ---->>>

There are no big groupie fans or anything.

There are no big groupie fans or anything.

Though, since the first record, I've dramatically changed my expectations for our records. ---->>>

It just makes everything more pleasurable when you've got someone that emotionally is there to rely on. ---->>>

So I went and visited a doctor and he diagnosed me with reactive arthritis. ---->>>

The touring for this album was definitely going to be the most intense touring we've done. ---->>>

Basically, the reason I'm vegan is because when I was about 16 or 17 years old, I began to understand that we don't need to contribute to the killing and exploitation of animals to feed our bodies correctly. ---->>>

I had to try and find a way to express happiness without sounding corny. ---->>>

I have not really experienced any significant conflict with anyone in regard to my choice to be vegan, although going out to eat is hard sometimes. ---->>>

I start sweating and shaking and having panic attacks if I am not at home. ---->>>

I think I definitely got scared by the second or third time a doctor told me I was dying. ---->>>

Kinda when I stopped eating was on our second album, just as it felt like everything was so out of control. ---->>>

None of us are really dumb and none of us are really smart. We're in the middle. ---->>>

I am very scared of being outside my home for long periods of time. ---->>>

I get very anxious and am scared in crowds and things like that. ---->>>

I know if I don't tour people will forget the record and you run a high risk of the record failing. ---->>>

I never really paid attention to sales until the second record. ---->>>

There was three or four years of my life where I hated myself and you know, would have quite happily ended it. ---->>>

Touring doesn't kill me and I can handle it. ---->>>

We met The Cult and were talking to them for a while. We went a few places with Offspring. ---->>>

We were perceived as a post-grunge band. ---->>>

With our first two records we backed ourselves into a hole musically. ---->>>

We never considered ourselves to be a good band or anything, we just thought we were playing for fun and we wanted to play music that sounded like Black Sabbath or Soundgarden or the music we were into at that time. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Australian
Born: 04-22, 1979
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Occupation: Musician

Daniel Paul Johns (born 22 April 1979) is an Australian musician, singer, and songwriter. Best known as the former front man of the rock band Silverchair, Johns is also one half of The Dissociatives with Paul Mac and, in 2007, was ranked at number 18 on Rolling Stone's list of The 25 Most Under-rated Guitarists (wikipedia)