He and the other Silverchair dads, Greg Johns and David Joannou, are still in the venue, packing up the band's gear.
When they accompany their sons on tour, the elders double as guardians and roadies.
Aptly enough the first songs to be lifted from “Talk” have already provoked mountains of online chatter.
For every music lover excited to hear radically different work by Daniel there are a couple of others 'trolling' him for not endlessly churning out the same sounds since his mid-teens.
**** Bernard Zuel, SMH Spectrum “This record is remarkable. I think a lot of people will be turned on by this body of work”. TALK will be launched with two special shows at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on May 28 and 29 as part of the Vivid Festival.