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Brian Viglione

Brian Viglione

Brian Viglione (born 16 May 1979 in Greenville, New Hampshire) is the drummer for The Dresden Dolls and New York City's swing-punk orchestra, The World/Inferno Friendship Society.

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  • It has become this really beautiful network of people, both professional and amateur, that just come together to have a good time depending on what city we're in.
    • October 2005 - Recoil Interview


  • For us the Dresden Dolls were porcelain dolls that were made in that city at the time, that is what they were to us, and also a reference in Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut, and in a song by The Fall.
    • March 26, 2006 - PunkTv Interview


  • That is the spirit of the music: to not leave anyone out, to be inclusive.
    • March 26, 2006 - PunkTv Interview


  • I think that is Amanda’s whole stance; to feel most empowered as a woman is to have the choice to whether or not you dress up or dress down and to feel good about yourself either way. And that is truly the most empowering stance for a woman to take is to not have to comply either way because of a mans expectations of her.
    • March 26, 2006 - PunkTv Interview


  • Music is one of those things that brings great joy to people, singing is a sort of unifier of people, no matter what political place or original place you come from.
    • June 1, 2006 - OndaRock Interview


  • We are a lot more alike than we are different and it's important to remember that.
    • June 1, 2006 - OndaRock Interview


  • I think it's important for people to be able to think for themselves and not just flock mentality like: "Yes, leader; yes, band; yes, celebrity; yes, entertainer, whatever you say, I'll do."
    • June 1, 2006 - OndaRock Interview


  • The spirit of punk-cabaret is that you fell that you can truly be all of who you are.
    • June 1, 2006 - OndaRock Interview


  • The spirit of what we do is that you do what you feel and when you feel it and not feel you have to be something you're not: you have to be honest to yourself.
    • June 1, 2006 - OndaRock Interview


  • I mean, there is a certain element that, when you read the bad press about yourself and post it on the web-site, takes the pressure off.
    • June 1, 2006 - OndaRock Interview


  • Interviewer: Have you ever attended a mime school?
Brian: Nop. Never. I used to watch a lot of cartoons and the Muppets Show and that's why I make the funny faces. So it was all cartoon and Jim Henson.

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