Andrew W.K.

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Andrew W.K.
Andrew W.K. in 2006.
Andrew W.K. in 2006.
Background information
Birth nameAndrew Fetterly Wilkes Krier
Born (1979-05-09) May 9, 1979 (age 42)
Stanford, California, U.S.
OriginAnn Arbor, Michigan (raised in), New York City, New York (lives in)
GenresHard rock, heavy metal, punk rock, dance-punk
InstrumentsVocals, Piano, Keyboards, Guitar, Bass guitar, Drums
Years active1998–present
LabelsUniversal Music Group, Hanson, Mercury, Island, Bulb, Skyscraper Music Maker, Steev Mike
Associated actsWolf Eyes, Current 93, To Live and Shave in L.A., Lab Lobotomy, Baby Dee, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Music Band, Mr. Velocity Hopkins, Kathode, Kangoo, The Beast People, Stormy Rodent, Scheme, the Malt Lickers, Isis and Werewolves, Sucking Coeds
WebsiteOfficial website

Andrew Fetterly Wilkes Krier (born May 9, 1979 in Stanford, California) is an American rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, entertainer, and motivational speaker better known by his stage name, Andrew W.K.. He married his ex-wife, Cherie Pourtabib (who is also known as Cherie Lily). His song "Party Hard" is one of his most famous songs and it also became an internet meme on 4chan where it is considered one of their anthems.

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums[change | change source]

Year Album
2001 I Get Wet
2003 The Wolf
2006 Close Calls With Brick Walls
2009 55 Cadillac

EPs[change | change source]

Year Album
1999 Party Til You Puke
2002 The "Party All Goddamn Night" EP

Other websites[change | change source]