“That was a really mysterious period for us. We were naïve. I had tasted the water with my short tenure with my previous band and I knew what I wanted to do.
"We had a recoding budget of $8,000 for the record and when we got into the studio, Dave Ellefson and I were waiting and Jay Jones rolled up with Chris Poland and Gar Samuelson and $4,000 of the budget was gone - yhey had bought heroin, cocaine and hamburger meat. I thought, ‘That better be a lot of hamburger meat!’
"We changed producer, we had Karat Faye finish it. Dave and I were homeless at the time and we lived with Karat. The peculiar thing though was Karat liked to walk around naked. I’d look at Dave and say, ‘Man, this is getting really old, can we move?!’ It was a weird period.