Howie Pyro (born Howard Kusten on June 28, 1960) is a bass player of Puerto Rican and Jewish American ancestry. He is a founding member of both The Blessed and D Generation. He was a DJ at Green Door parties. He is the host of Intoxica Radio with Howie Pyro, an internet radio show where he plays, "50's and 60's rock and roll, psycho surf, garage, rockabilly, hillbilly horrors, voodoo r & b, insane instrumentals, religious nuts, and teenage hell music."
Pyro was also friends with Sid Vicious and was one of the last people to see the former Sex Pistols bassist alive, was there the night he died from a heroin overdose.