"When I listen to music, I don't want to hear about flowers. I like death and destruction."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Jonathan Davis on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Jonathan Davis on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Jonathan Davis on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Jonathan Davis on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Jonathan Davis on Ray Charles
"It is quite annoying that we have to change the sound we invented just to avoid sounding like people who simply copy us, but... it is flattering and of course challenging."
"We're not trying to change the world just music."
"At first I was queasy I'll never forget the sound of the scalpel cutting a body open. But it was so cool trying to work out how these people died."
"It's really cool to see glowsticks at the show, to see dance music culture infiltrating and becoming one with the metal community."
"The kids out there want something they can relate to, something that's real most of that whiny stuff isn't real. The cheesy pop songs just bore me to death."