Do you think you could upload it to YouTube so we could listen? It sounds like an awesome interview. Fun, in-depth, natural. I'd really like to hear it.
I'm actually glad that Rick Rubin isn't very hands-on. I'd prefer them to come up with music as just the band. Rubin can put it all together when they're done. And I just get more excited to hear some new songs every time they talk about them. I have no doubt they'll be great, with or without Bill.