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Fat Mike
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Fat Mike in 2010
Background information
Birth name Michael John Burkett
Also known as Fat Mike, Cokie the Clown
Born January 31, 1967 (1967-01-31) (age 54)
Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • bass
  • guitar
  • keyboards
Years active 1983–present
Labels
Associated acts
  • NOFX
  • Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
  • False Alarm
  • Against Me!
  • The Real Mckenzies
  • No Use For A Name

Michael John Burkett (born January 31, 1967), known professionally as Fat Mike, is an American musician and producer. He is the bassist and lead vocalist for the punk rock band NOFX and the bassist for the punk rock supergroup cover band Me First and the Gimme Gimmes. Fat Mike started out with his first band False Alarm in 1982. He credits Joe Escalante of the Vandals for introducing him to punk rock when he was 13 at a summer camp.

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