“I’m proud of myself that I was able to get over the arguments we’ve had over the years and still see the forest for the trees,” says McIntyre. “We’re family now. Being in a group with five guys, there’s going to be arguments, and the successful groups and partnerships are the ones that can roll with the punches and compromise and we’ve been able to do that."
"We both love music, but we both also love to act and he’s certainly earned his place as a great actor, being on prime time and having a hell of a resume, and I can respect that," the Massachusetts native continues. "Many moons ago, I said, ‘What’s the deal? What’s the trick?’ I thought he was going to say, ‘You gotta do this and that and have the right agent and make a call here,’ and all he said was, ‘You gotta take the lumps.’ I thought that was very wise, honest and vulnerable. You’ve just got to stay in the game and take your lumps. No matter how successful you are, everybody has their stories of when it didn’t work out. It’s been fun for us to come together and see something get finished.”