Mike Watt, New Album, Plays With Punk Legends

Mike Watt is a underground rock institution; he’s nothing short of national treasure. beloved by all who know him or have ever worked with him and multitudes that have only seen and/or heard him play with the seminal art punks minutemen, fIREHOSE, and since that redoubtable combos ending — as a solo artist frontman for many amazing ensembles and “sidemouse” for many more including Iggy & The Stooges, banyan, hellride. To name BUT A FEW: he’s preparing to record his first new album since 2004’s The Secondman’s Middle Stand ; the new album will be recorded by an incredible line-up of guitarist nels cline (Wilco), who previously was featured on watt’s contemplating the engine room plus drummer bill lee (Clawhammer) who toured with watt and cline supporting engine room.

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