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So I'm told you came here from Seattle? Specifically for this show?
So I went out to visit my family in Chicago, and I went to the show there... Wait, one second. [leaves for a few minutes to get a picture taken with Travis, who's being swarmed by fans as he's escorted into the venue] ...Sorry about that! So I found out about this show while I was there and decided to come to New York for it.
Do you remember how old you were when you first started getting into them?
The first time I heard them, I was probably 11. I was at a friend's house, and I thought [the album] was really offensive. I told my parents about it. I obviously listened to them later and was like, "They're pretty awesome." I started really getting into them when I was around 13 or 14.
Would you say they were one of the first punk bands you ever listened to, or were you already listening to this type of music at that age?
I really liked The Offspring first, then Blink from there.
Favorite album or song?
Self-titled is probably my favorite.
If someone calls them a "guilty pleasure," does that make you mad?
No, not really. But I know people will be kinda weirded out when I say they're my favorite band.
Do you think they've influenced the type of music you listen to now?
Sure, and the type of music I play. I play drums and guitar...