Mike Watt The Missingmen Tickets
Mike Watt is undoubtedly one of the most respected punk rock bass guitarist and musician of modern times. Watt is an acclaimed punk rock and alternative rock bassist who has been attached with the music industry for more than three decades now. He has performed with some of the most popular names in the rock music industry. Watching him with his band The Missingmen will definitely be a rocking experience so don’t wait just get Mike Watt & The Missingmen tickets now and enjoy the evening.
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Mike Watt's full name is Michael David Watt. He was born in 1957 in Portsmouth, Virginia. He started music while he was still in his teens. He met guitarist D. Boon who shared similar music interests. They both loved listening to bands like Creedence Clearwater Revival and Blue Oyster Cult. During the late 70’s Boon and Watt formed a band called The Reactionaries with addition of singer Martin Tamburovich and drummer George Hurley. This band was soon renamed Minuteman. With Minutemen Watt released hit albums like The Punch line, Double Nickels on the Dime and 3-Way Tie. In 1983 Boon died in a car accident resulting in disbanding of Minuteman. For quite some time after this Watt was upset and not doing music, he even decided to quit music. In 1986 he was invited by Soni Youth to perform on a few track and this proved to be a turning point for Watts as he started taking interest in music again.
Mike Watt formed another band in 1986 named Firehouse. George Hurley returned as a drummer whereas Ed Crawford was the replacement for Boon. Firehouse released five studio albums and two EP’s. the group went in to an indefinite hiatus after 1995. More recently in 2012 Firehouse announced a reunion with a live performance at the upcoming Coachella valley Music and Arts Festival. Watt later on worked with a number of other bands such as Dos with whom he released fief albums. In he joined The Stooges which was a popular rock band in the late 60’s and early 70’s. The Stooges revived in 2003 and Watt was requested to join in as the bass player. Since then he continues to be a permanent member. Apart from working with bands Watt has released four solo studio albums with the latest one named Hyphenated-man that came out in 2011.
Watt has collaborated with a number of other popular musicians like Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder, ex-Nirvana drummer and singer of Foo Fighters Dave Grohl, drummer William Goldsmith, guitarist pat Smear, guitarist Joe Baiza and harmonica and flute player Vince Meghrouni. He regularly hosts his own show on internet radio named The Watt from Pedro Show. This show enjoys a huge audience and is quite popular among rockers. Watt service to the music industry was finally given recognition in 2008 when acclaimed bassist Flea of the band Red Hot Chili Pepper presented him with a Life Time Achievement Award. This award was given to him by the Bass Player Magazine.
Mike Watt & The Missingmen is one of the many side projects of Watt. This is a three member punk rock group that was founded by Watt in 2006. The band consists of Watt, guitarist Tom Watson and drummer Raul Morales. This group is signed with parabolic and Merge Records. Till date the Mike Watt & The Missingmen has released only one studio album. Watt is one acclaimed musician who is the role model of many promising young comers. You will simply love and admire his music sense and technique. Surely it will be an honor to watch this great artist live on stage so ensure your presence at the venue. Cheap Mike Watt & The Missingmen tickets are in high demand now so make sure that you book them on timely basis.
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