The ideas that Davey came back to you with – was it pretty much the sort of thing that you'd envisioned for the material, or did he take it in a different direction?We had no idea what he was going to come back with.
In anticipation of their "embarrassingly dark" new album, singer Davey Havok and guitarist Jade Puget swung by Fuse to discuss drag queen names and other personal secrets in a new Intimate Interview.It was more about someone coming onto our radar, and that's kind of what happened with Davey. Well, we knew Davey from the music scene, and seeing his bands play. about a year later, and I would see him out and about, since we eat at similar places. "We sent him the stuff we'd been working on a day or two later; and in a few days we got back these four ideas from him, and it was like, "Awww, this could be interesting and cool!Back in 2012, his band Blaqk Audio supported No Doubt when we played some shows at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles, and he was incredible; he's an incredible frontman, one of the best. So it was like all these little seeds were planted along the way to finally make us go, "Wait a minute – let's ask Davey! " We went into the studio with him and worked on them, and that was kind of the beginning.I'm touching my mouth and sucking through my teeth…it's annoying."To hear about Puget's high school fashion crime—a "white mesh shirt with gold eagle chain"—watch the full Intimate Interview above.