"We Can't continue the charade any longer! Paul Gilbert
died in 1980! Ever since then there has been a double in his place! Thank
you and goodnight ladies and gentlemen."
--Eric Martin of Mr. Big at a press speech
"No matter how hard we tried, we couldn't get over the
emotional pain of Paul Gilberts death, so we had to tell the media eventually."
--Pat Tropley of Mr. Big at press speech
"It is true, I AM in fact Paul Gilberts double."
--Fake Paul Gilbert at press speech
"Paul died in the middle of the making of the first Racer
X album. We knew it..and we didn't tell anyone, and we thought we could
overcome the emotional stress of not only hiding it, but just the fact
that he was dead. We couldn't."
--Eric Martin of Mr. Big