Pete from YellowcardAre you new to the whole vegetarian thing? After seeing images of factory-farmed animals, did you drop that drumstick in a hot minute? Are you proud of the fact that you’ll likely never end up at the hospital with high cholesterol and clogged arteries? If you nodded your head to the rhythm of the aforementioned questions, you win a prize! Nah, just kidding … but you do have quite a lot in common with Yellowcard bassist Pete Mosely.

Since going veg some time ago, Pete hasn’t looked back. After stumbling upon images of cows hung upside-down with their throats slit from ear to ear, baby chicks with seared-off beaks, and mutilated pigs, he decided enough was enough. The fact that he’s far less likely to suffer from heart disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, and a startling array of other health problems is just icing on the cake. Watch the video below to hear Pete’s side of the story …