In the week leading up to the release of their debut album, ‘Night Visions’ (out on Sept. 4), Imagine Dragons are writing a daily guest blog exclusively for Check out today’s installment — a useful 10 Things You Should Know About Imagine Dragons list — from band member Daniel Platzman, and be sure to return for more musings from them this week.

  • 1

    Ben is an excellent knitter. He can make hats.

  • 2

    Wayne is an insomniac. He writes lots of music while everyone else sleeps.

  • 3

    “Imagine Dragons” is an anagram. We have yet to reveal what it's an anagram for…

  • 4

    Three of the Dragons went to the Berklee College of Music together.

  • 5

    The band used to play four nights a week at O'Shea's on the Vegas strip.

  • 6

    Dan's brother, Mac, is the manager for the band. He is mistaken for Dan frequently.

  • 7

    Wayne played the cello for nine years.

  • 8

    Dan once passed out into the drums while performing a long set in Vegas. He came to and finished the song.

  • 9

    Ben has a higher tolerance for spicy food than anyone.

  • 10

    Daniel once scored a short film called 'Eagles Are Turning People Into Horses.'