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Andrew W.K.

Born May 9, 1979

Andrew Fetterly "LORD OF PARTY" Wilkes Krier, better known by his stagename Andrew W.K. , is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, entertainer, motivational speaker and music producer. He is the host of the television series Destroy Build Destroy. As a musician, he is perhaps best-known for the 2001 hit single "Party Hard", from the album I Get Wet.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Andrew W.K..


1979 Birth Born on May 9, 1979.


1993 14 Years Old In 1993, when he was 14, Andrew joined the band Slam, later to be called Reverse Polarity. … Read More
1994 15 Years Old In 1994 he also started a group called Ancient Art of Boar, later making it a solo project titled AAB, which ended in 1998, when Andrew moved from Ypsilanti to New York City.
1998 19 Years Old Later in 1998, his first official solo record as Andrew Wilkes-Krier, titled Room To Breathe, was released on the Brighton (later Ann Arbor) label Hanson Records. … Read More


2000 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2000, he released his first EP, AWKGOJ on Bulb Records, which would be the first solo release under the Andrew W.K. name (he appeared under the name on a Wolf Eyes EP earlier that year). … Read More
2001 22 Years Old Andrew released his first album I Get Wet in 2001 on Island Records. … Read More
2002 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002, he and Alec Rominger re-recorded his song "We Want Fun" from AWKGOJ for the soundtrack of Jackass: The Movie that also had a video made, filmed and directed by Jeff Tremaine with additional camera work by Spike Jonze. … Read More
2004 25 Years Old Outside of his solo work, Andrew also performs with and produces music for the avant-garde ensemble To Live and Shave in L.A.. He first appeared on the band's 2004 release "God and Country Rally!".
In March 2006, during an episode of Sex Pistols' guitarist Steve Jones' radio show, "Jonesy's Jukebox", Andrew W.K. debuted a new song, "I'm A Vagabond". … Read More
On July the 7th 2007 (7/7/07) at 7:07 pm, Andrew appeared as one of the 77 drummers in the 77 Boadrum concert held at the Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park in Brooklyn, New York which was organized by Japanese noise rock group Boredoms.
In 2008, Andrew gained new notoriety for recording a song called "The McLaughlin Groove", based on an exchange between Pat Buchanan and John McLaughlin on the political television show The McLaughlin Group. … Read More


Andrew has collaborated with Canada's Nardwuar the Human Serviette and his band The Evaporators to record the split 7" A Wild Pear, released in 2009. … Read More
In an interview with MTV in January 2010, Andrew WK did his best to explain who "Steev Mike" is, noting that legal restraints prevent him from revealing everything: "The best way I can answer is Steev Mike is a name given to a group of people who don't want to be named." … Read More
2015 36 Years Old On April 28, 2015, Andrew announced a new radio show called America W.K. on TheBlaze Radio Network, the new show will be a two-hour Saturday program focusing on "what it is to be alive — meaning, motivation, mind set, and making dreams come true, all included in a celebration of life itself — and all with a positive and honest outlook".
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