Sometimes into recognizable territories and sometimes into more abstract realms. So it’s sort of a weird and serendipitous full circle that I should be playing a role in that show so many years later.
Brandon Boyd: Everything I said in the previous answer but then I stretch my hamstrings to ‘get in the zone’ as you say.
Brandon Boyd: The new book is a collection of paintings, sketchbooks, photographs, poems and musings gathered from the last four or five years.
I have been drawing and painting since I was a child and publishing art books since 2003. Rock Cellar Magazine: You’ve been in the limelight musically for more than fifteen years.
Rock Cellar Magazine: What was the very first concert or musical you remember attending? Brandon Boyd: The first show I ever saw was Bon Jovi and Skid Row in San Diego, California. Rock Cellar Magazine: What is it about performing live that resonates the most with you?
Do you have any pre-show routines to get ‘in the zone’?
Brandon Boyd: Brendan O’Brien ( producer) and I had mused about writing together for many years and finally had the time and the space to try it out. The impetus to make Sons of the Sea was one of pure curiosity and desire to see what would happen if I tried writing with Brendan after having worked with him in one way for over ten years.I very much enjoy the results, if I could be so bold as to say so.I am preparing to do a huge US and Canadian tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical.I am playing the role of Judas Iscariot and it’s playing in arenas all summer long.I have never done anything like it before so I am thrilled about the opportunity to step so far beyond my comfort zone!Rock Cellar Magazine: Tell our readers a bit about your book .