Kerrang! Confidential What is your nickname and why?
Tay. Pretty self-explanatory really.

At school, were you a dunce or a teacher's pet?
Both. Depending on how stupid the teacher was.

What was your first shag like?
It involved a lot of teeth braces getting stuck together.

Who is your best friend?
Probably my brother, Jason.

What's the best pet you've ever had?
My old dog, Barney - it hurt when he died, too.

Have you ever been arrested?
Yes, four times: possession of marijuana, drunk driving, public intoxication and resisting arrest. All of which was before I was 25 years old.

What would you do if you weren't a rock star?
A police officer!

How would you describe yourself on a blind date form?
I'm not going to be there!

What's the most extravagant thing you've ever bought?
A Corvette Stingray.

Who's gagging for a shagging?
My girlfriend Mimi.

Who's gagging for a smacking?
My girlfriend Mimi.

What's the worst job you've ever had?
A bus boy. Everybody's done a crap job right?

When did you last call home?
This morning.

What was your most embarrassing moment?
Being 'pantsed' onstage a couple of nights ago by one of the Chili Peppers crew. This involves having your trousers or shorts with your underwear pulled down infront of people. The whole audience saw my arse.

Who would you least like to see naked?
Robbie Williams.

What's the best rumour you've heard about yourself?
When I was at school, there was a rumour going round that I was a crack addict!

What's in your wallet?
I don't have a wallet with me - Mimi keeps hold of all my money at the moment.

What's your favourite joke?
My favourite joke is this guy called Akim Dangerfield. We like to pick on him a lot.

If you were marooned on a desert island with no food, which member of the Foos would you eat first?
Nate, our bass player. Why? Because he has a meaty butt!

Which Foo Fighters song would you donate to a compilation album called 'Crap songs of all time'?
I wouldn't donate any of the ones I've played on. I didn't play on the first two albums...

What's your drug of choice?
God. My choice is endless! But I would have to say marijuana.

What does God look like?
God looks like a dollar bill!

When you die, how would you like to go?
When I die, I want to OD on marijuana!

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