65 Band Quotes On Success In Life

These band quotes will inspire you. Band, something that confines or constricts while allowing a degree of movement or a flat, thin strip or loop of material put around something, typically to hold it together or to decorate it.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging band quotes, band sayings, and band proverbs.

Best Band Quotes

  1. “We’re not a political band. We don’t want to tell people what to do or what to think. We just want to tell them to think.” ~ Billie Joe Armstrong
  2. “I mean, I’m in a band, we’re reasonably successful, I’ve got a very nice suit – I’m not even a bad person- so why can’t I get a shag?” ~ Colin Greenwood
  3. “Rock is about finding who you are. You don’t necessarily have to play your instrument very well at all. You can just barely get by and you can be in a rock band.” ~ Gene Simmons , Rock band quotes
  4. “We’re not arrogant, we just believe we’re the best band in the world.” ~ Noel Gallagher

  5. “Bands today have to learn their craft by putting the hard work in that we did when we were young performers.” ~ Elton John
  6. “That a man can take pleasure in marching in formation to the strains of a band is enough to make me despise him. He has only been given his big brain by mistake; a backbone was all he needed.” ~ Albert Einstein
  7. “It comes down to building your own world out here on the road. It’s who you surround yourself with. My band and crew are really positive guys.” ~ Brad Paisley
  8. “I had gone full-on folkie; I’d had it with bands.” ~ Dan Fogelberg

  9. “Willie Nelson, out there 200 days a year, calls his band family. And it is.” ~ Brad Paisley
  10. “Bands always call me when they are in need of a boost and I come in and put them back on top.” ~ Nile Rodgers
  11. “When we started the band, it was because we were waiting for a sound that never happened. We got tired of waiting, and we decided to just do it ourselves.” ~ Mike Shinoda
  12. “I’m in a weird band. We’ve done very well. The American Dream is alive and well.” ~ Gene Simmons

  13. “Artie travels all the time. The rehearsals were just miserable. Artie and I fought all the time. He didn’t want to do the show with my band; he just wanted me on acoustic guitar.” ~ Paul Simon
  14. “One of the first bands to break out of Seattle was Heart.” ~ Layne Staley
  15. “If I wasn’t bound to Brooklyn, due to my own personal reasons like taking care of my mother and the fact that this is where the band is based, I would probably move to Iceland.” ~ Peter Steele
  16. “Being in a band you can wear whatever you want – it’s like an excuse for Halloween every day.” ~ Gwen Stefani

  17. “Remember the first time you went to a show and saw your favorite band. You wore their shirt and sang every word. You didn’t know anything about scene politics, haircuts, or what was cool. All you knew was that this music made you feel different from anyone you shared a locker with. Someone finally understood you. This is what music is about.” ~ Gerard Way , Music band quotes
  18. “Ibrahim tells his story without a grain of complaint, and this was true for all of the band members. This is very much part of the Cuban spirit and soul.” ~ Wim Wenders
  19. “I have such a great band. We had played all this material on the road. I just wanted to let it fly.” ~ Lucinda Williams
  20. “My school colors were clear. We used to say, ‘I’m not naked, I’m in the band.” ~ Steven Wright

  21. “It is not a band. It is an idea.” ~ Gerard Way
  22. “I haven’t a great Jazz band and I don’t want one.” ~ Glenn Miller
  23. “If your album sells, that’s cool, more people find out about you, more people get turned on to what we’re really about-which is a live rock and roll band.” ~ Nikki Sixx
  24. “A lot of rock bands are truly a legend in their own minds.” ~ David Lee Roth

  25. “Hi, I’m Jeff Healy of the Jeff Healy band. Don’t drink and drive. I don’t… you’re blind!” ~ Jeff Healey
  26. “From the beginning of Queen, there was such momentum that I never had any time to do anything else. My energy was 95% focused on the band” ~ Brian May
  27. “We’ve been a band for 16 years. This is what you dream about.” ~ Billie Joe Armstrong
  28. “Being in a different band always brings great musical experiences to be able to draw on.” ~ Graham Nash

  29. “When I was 14 years old, I was a huge fan of the Velvets, the Stooges, and the Modern Lovers. They are my three favorite bands. I never get sick of ’em.” ~ Evan Dando
  30. “Almost every band has somebody who’s the main songwriter and who has a vision, a very clear idea of how a song should be.” ~ Stephen Malkmus
  31. “But, then again, I wouldn’t call myself an indie-rock supporter even if there are some really good bands out there and there will always be some real good new bands.” ~ Stephen Malkmus
  32. “The Beatles had just come out, and everybody had a band. It was incredible competition out there.” ~ Gregg Allman

  33. “Insurrection by means of guerrilla bands is the true method of warfare for all nations desirous of emancipating themselves from a foreign yoke. It is invincible, indestructible.” ~ Giuseppe Mazzini
  34. “With my little band, I did everything they did with a big band. I made the blues jump.” ~ Louis Jordan
  35. “One of the things I’ve always personally tried to stress with this band was to have some kind of visual aspect and to be consistent with it – like, not to change.” ~ Peter Steele
  36. “When you see all of these bands citing you as influences, it makes you feel relevant” ~ Geezer Butler

  37. “What I’ve always lacked is a really strong band to back me up.” ~ Mick Taylor
  38. “A lot of bands that reunite do it for the wrong reasons. They do it for the bucks and everybody can sense it.” ~ Glenn Tipton
  39. “Yes, my mother was a singer, and my father played piano and keyboards. They were in a band together, though they also had regular jobs because they had kids and stuff like that.” ~ Caroline Corr
  40. “For a band like us tracklisting is a massive, massive task.” ~ Ed O’Brien

  41. “I would like not only to have a successful band, but I want to have children, a home, and a husband. Two or three. Children, not husbands!!!” ~ Caroline Corr
  42. “I met the Santana band when I was 14. By the time I was 15, I was a member of the band.” ~ Neal Schon
  43. “I was in one bar band from 1965 to ’69, then I was in another one from 1970 to ’79 – a 9-year bar band!” ~ Eric Carr
  44. “Being in several, disparate bands is what I thrive on.” ~ Trevor Dunn

  45. “I was in a little punk band and we put out a few punk records that weren’t very political, at all.” ~ Billy Bragg
  46. “I’m like a twenty-two-year-old kid in a new band trying to get noticed and breakthrough, because the vast majority of people have never seen me play live.” ~ John Fogerty
  47. “We should have gone over years before that. I always wanted to and I think most of the band did.” ~ Roy Wood
  48. “Because usually in the past when I was in a big band, that was all I did.” ~ Kathy Valentine

  49. “Every now and then, a lot of bands doing the same kind of music will organically sprout up at once.” ~ Kathy Valentine
  50. “I see myself as the buffer between the band and the record company.” ~ Jerry Harrison
  51. “Normally when I work with bands I’m trying to refine and improve what’s already there.” ~ Jerry Harrison
  52. “Hopefully, as a band, it will grow and develop for a good length of time.” ~ Trevor Dunn

  53. “Hopefully people can look at our band and see that we’re a heavy rock band. We’re definitely not a metal band, but we’re a band that focuses on meaningful lyrics and melody.” ~ Adam Rich
  54. “In 1973 we moved to the British Isle of Man, and I put my first band together for one year, named Melody Fair.” ~ Andy Gibb
  55. “I meet many people, I talk with them, like a TV show host. I show what’s going on with Greenpeace, interesting political things, I have artists, musicians, and bands.” ~ Nina Hagen
  56. “Marc Bolan had inspired so many people to pick up a guitar and join a band.” ~ Tony Visconti

  57. “Being a new band, I just can’t think of a better way to get your name out to all of the Hard-Rock crowd than playing with twenty of the biggest Hard-Rock bands in the world.” ~ Adam Rich
  58. “Dire Straits is a great band. Someone tells you they like “”Brothers in Arms”” and immediately you know they’re a stupid annoying git.” ~ Alexei Sayle
  59. “To me, there is nothing better than me going into the studio with a live band and hearing those violins and that echo and that sound. I mean I loved it.” ~ Bobby Vinton
  60. “It’s the faster bands that made me want to play guitar, bands like The Jam.” ~ Graham Coxon

  61. “So when bands work with me and it’s 10 o’clock, usually you’d have to be getting out of the studio, we could go on until 2 in the morning cause it’s my place!” ~ Billy Sherwood
  62. “I think we in the Alpha Band, which was a strange group anyway, weren’t dealing with any of these issues. They sneaked up on us and took us over before we know what was going on.” ~ T Bone Burnett
  63. “The bands that wrote the big, heroic rock songs – I really wanted to make a record like that.” ~ Sheryl Crow

  64. “Conway Twitty was always our local hero while I was growing up. He had a series of good bands. I wanted to sit in, if Conway would let me. And he did a couple of times.” ~ Levon Helm
  65. “And for REO – they get to play for some Styx fans and then we get to play in front of some REO fans. It helps spread the new music to the following of other bands.” ~ James Young

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