Let Your Freak Flag Fly
Check out the Suicide Girls interview with local LA punk legend Mike Watt. Considered by many to be the hardest working man in rock, Watt started his musical career playing bass in the San Pedro punk band The Minutemen with his best friend and Minutemen guitarist, D. Boon, and drummer George "Fireman" Hurley. After D. passed away in the early 1980s, Watt kept living the band motto—"jam econo"—touring and recording 364 days out of the year.
Watt still lives in San Pedro, where he can be heard every weekend on the airwaves during The Watt from Pedro Show. He keeps himself busy the rest of the time with his involvement in various bands, among them Iggy & the Stooges, dos, fIREHOSE, Mike Watt + the Secondmen, J. Mascis + the Fog, Mike Watt + the Pair of Pliers and The Black Gang.