Chart Attack spoke with Simple Plan frontman Pierre Bouvier about the band’s big break touring with Sugar Ray. As for whether he’ll make the same offer to a smaller band if Simple Plan hits it big? “Who knows what will happen in the future, but if we ever have the chance to headline our own tour, we’ll definitely be bringing along smaller bands. We’ve always been about supporting the scene, and from what we’ve seen, that’s what the bands we respect do.” He laughs, “You can hold us to it, too. Throw it in my face if we become jaded!” Chartattack.com has since removed the article.
Stephanie McGrath of Allpop spoke with the guys from Simple Plan before the release of their new album ‘No Pads, No Helmets … Just Balls’ today. Chuck Comeau commented on the rise of rock and fall of pop saying, “I think people are kind of sick of what is fake and fabricated and they just wanna hear people who have just honest and real feelings and they wanna hear music that makes them feel something and I think rock and alternative music has always been more honest and true and real than pop music.” Read more.