Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away, lived a band that would change the world as we know it with fresh beats and a high concentration of dance breakdowns. That band is Cobra Starship. Not only does Cobra Starship have the chops to have a Pete Wentz cameo in their video for Snakes on a Plane (Bring It), the mastermind behind the wheel of the Starship is peta2’s best bud Gabe Saporta.

We recently got on the Cobra Starship tour bus and got to ask Gabe how he became so enlightened on all things beats, spaceships, and animals. Check it out:

Even if you have never been bitten by a magical cobra from outer space, you can still be hip to the fact that eating animals is just gross and that becoming vegetarian is the way to go. So throw your fangs up and take the Veg Pledge already!