||Vocals, bass, ukulele, guitar
||Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Swingin' Utters, Filthy Thievin' Bastards, and Re-Volts
Spike Slawson is an American punk rock musician, a member of Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Swingin' Utters, Filthy Thievin' Bastards, Re-Volts, and Uke-Hunt.
Having grown up in Pittsburgh, Slawson worked in the mail order department of the record label Fat Wreck Chords (which is the subject of a song by The Aquabats titled "Dear Spike").
He later was in Me First and the Gimme Gimmes (a cover band/'supergroup' consisting mainly of members of Fat Wreck bands) formed in 1995. Slawson is the lead singer for the group. From 1999 to 2012, he was the bassist for Swingin' Utters. He also plays bass in Filthy Thieving Bastards, sings and plays bass for the Re-Volts, and more recently sings and plays ukulele for Uke-Hunt.
With Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
With Swingin' Utters
With Filthy Thieving Bastards
- Our Fathers Sent Us (2000)
- A Melody of Retreads and Broken Quills (2001)
- My Pappy Was a Pistol (2005)
- I'm A Son of a Gun (2007)
With Uke Hunt