Fat Mike Reflects On 25 Years of Fat Wreck Chords

FUSE TV - Fat Mike Reflects On 25 Years of Fat Wreck Chords

For California punk rock fans, Fat Mike is an institution. Other than fronting NOFX and and playing bass in supergroup Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, perhaps his biggest contribution is founding Fat Wreck Chords, a label that would both support and sustain a very particular punk sound.

This year, the label turns 25. Mike and friends are currently embarked on an anniversary tour featuring some of the biggest bands on his roster (Lagwagon, Strung Out, Swingin' Utters, definitely not Rise Against.) We caught up with the guy to talk about the last two decades and to reflect on some of his past releases.

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