Kevin Jonas was recently featured on an episode of MTV’s When I Was 17 and revealed that a certain punk band served as the inspiration for him wanting to become a musician.
“So, when I was 17, I went to pretty much my first show on my own, which was a MXPX show. The ticket was $15. That was fantastic. I was like, 'I can afford that.’ MXPX [are] a pop punk band. I got their tape from my uncle a long time ago.”
He later continued on the subject, claiming, ”That album really stayed with me. Even though [the Jonas Brothers’] sound is not necessarily there, it definitely had some influences on who I am as a guitarist.”
Well, there you have it. Kevin was a punk kid.