Milo Aukerman is a biochemical scientist
and is also the singer
in The Descendents
, arguably the greatest
and most influential punk band
of all time. He grew up in Palos Verdes, California
, where in high school
he met Bill Stevenson
. Both social outcast
s, they started the Descendents and the band quickly became popular doing local shows
. After Milo graduated
, he went to the University of California
in San Diego
. This is when they made Milo Goes To College
Milo then went to University of Wisconsin. He received his doctoral degree and then began research on a complicated plant arabidopsis gene called Luminidependens. Milo had a lot of trouble and became very frustrated and depressed. In 1996 Milo began writing songs again, such as "We" which he wrote for his wife on Valentine's Day. He then returned to California where the Descendents recorded Everything Sucks.
He still works in a laboratory, and manages to continue working with the Descendents. A cartoon picture of his face is on most of the Descendents albums, wearing glasses.