Punk Munky is a bass-oriented project from Mike Burns. Mike (bass/vocals) was formerly in many NJ bands such as (Galactic Disco, Chemical Imbalance, Particle Zoo, Little Green Men, Shattered Image, and Momentary Distraction). Mike has played many venues in NJ, PA, and NYC including Crocodile Rock (PA), Arlene Grocery (NYC), CBGB (NYC), The Stone Pony (NJ) and Maxwell's (NJ). Mike has also collaborated with other bands (The Swimmies, Julian, Rabid Bambi, and The Multi-Purpose Solution/Mint 400 Records) for live performances and/or studio work on bass and alto saxophone. Mike has studied bass with Hilliard Greene, Mike Richmond, Steve Rosati and Felix Pastorius. His most memorable co-workers were VJs: Matt Pinfield, Kennedy, and Bill Bellamy when he interned in MTV's production department. Mike is also a black belt in Kenpo Karate. Mike is currently writing songs for Punk Munky's debut release. Stay tuned.