Spike Slawson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Spike Slawson
Slightly wonky image of a five-man band performing on-stage in front of rows of fans.
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes in concert at Astoria, London, England. From left to right: Joey Cape, Spike Slawson, Dave Raun, Fat Mike, and Jake Jackson.
Background information
Birth name Spike Slawson
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals, bass, ukulele, guitar
Years active 1995–present
Associated acts Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Swingin' Utters, Filthy Thievin' Bastards, and Re-Volts
Spike Slawson playing ukulele.

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.

Early life[edit]

Having grown up in Pittsburgh,[1] 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").[2]

Musical career[edit]

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.

Discography[edit]

With Me First and the Gimme Gimmes[edit]

With Swingin' Utters[edit]

With Filthy Thieving Bastards[edit]

  • 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 Re-Volts[edit]

With Uke Hunt[edit]

Other appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mondesi's House interview, accessed December 27, 2006
  2. ^ MFATGG: Biography, accessed December 27, 2006

External links[edit]