Rick Springfield's life has been an interesting ride from the peaks through the valleys of major stardom. The man is a Grammy-winning songwriter, a former soap star, and the face plastered on the inside of your mom's locker.
He's been through the ringer of Behind the Music cliches -- including a major initial musical success marred by alleged scandal, a decade battling depression, and a miraculous ride to the top in both the acting and musical arenas in 1981. But the Rick Springfield of 2012 is still as inspired as ever. We caught up with the singer/songwriter to discuss his early inspiration, his cultic fan base, and his recent work with Dave Grohl.