I do a lot of solo work in Europe and the Far East, and my main passion is traveling.
I had a solo career before Van Halen. My fan base filtered through Van Halen with me and came right on out the other side with me.
I had a number of very strong personalities in my family. My father was a concert flutist, the solo flute for Toscanini.
A great solo is one that's so frail that it actually teeters on the edge of falling apart, but doesn't.
I think all the bad blood started when Geffen released a greatest hits package of my solo stuff.
It's a huge responsibility being a solo act.
I love those Keith Richards solo records, but it's not the Rolling Stones.
From George Martin's classically inspired production of the Beatles to Peter Gabriel's early solo masterpieces, to Stereolab's beautiful loops and blips, U.K.-based bands have often found a way to squeeze warmth and compassion from the stone-cold - especially now that the tubes are gone - machinery of the recording studio.
I toured with Lynyrd Skynyrd as a solo artist, many years ago. I love those guys.
I wanted to put out a solo record because I was stuck on a major label and sick of it.
Antonio Sanchez is from Mexico City. I met him at a Pat Metheny concert. He did a solo, and I thought, 'This is an octopus man!'
My most favourite gigs that ever happened were solo, before The Monkees ever happened.
Whether I'm writing solo stuff, electronic stuff, or material for Motley, I just write to write. I come up with it and put things in different piles.
I grew up when the whole Motown thing was huge. The charts in those days were dominated by groups more than solo artists at one point.
I'd done three solo albums in a row, and that's quite narcissistic.
My primary goal is to be a solo artist releasing original music.
I still approach a scene as one would approach a solo. There's nothing set or pat.
My solo music - I get up onstage, I improvise and it's my improvisation. When I get up onstage with Fred Frith and Mike Patton, then we're improvising together. Then it's not my music; it's our music.
Mick Jagger can't even make a successful solo album, and the Stones are the biggest rock group that ever was.
I cannot exist as a solo artist.