Wired In The Empire with Mike Z

Join Mike Z every Saturday night from 10pm to Midnight as he gets you caught up on the latest from bands that are coming to town soon and breaks out backstage interviews with bands that just rocked So Cal. It all kicks off with Mandatory Metallica!

(LISTEN) Light The Torch gutiarist Francesco Artusato talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) Light The Torch gutiarist Francesco Artusato talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Light The Torch guitarist Francesco Artusato called in to talk about their new album “You Will Be The Death Of Me” (out now). Here’s what we talked about:New Album “You Will Be The Death Of Me” & Pandemic (0-5)Alex Rudinger on Drums? (5-7)Album Production and Sequencing (7-9)Additional Album vocals (9-10)Terrence Trent D’Arby “Sign Your Name”…more

(LISTEN) Movements bassist Austin Cressy talk to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) Movements bassist Austin Cressy talk to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Movements bassist Austin Cressy called in to talk about their new album “No Good Left To Give” (out now) as well as their appearance at the “Sad Summer Festival” at the Grove of Anaheim on 8/7/21. Here’s what we talked about:“No Good Left To Give” (0-4)music videos for “Moonlight Lines” and “Skin To Skin” (4-6)Sad…more

(LISTEN) Chaser singer Mike LeDonne talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) Chaser singer Mike LeDonne talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Chaser singer Mike LeDonne called in to talk about their new album “Dreamers” (out now) as well as their album release party on 7/24/21 at Commissary Lounge in Costa Mesa, California. Here’s what we talked about:New album “Dreamers” (0-4)Album Release Party (4-7)“GutterFest” at the Cave in Big Bear on 8/21/21 (7-10)Chris Dalley of Authority Zero…more

(LISTEN) Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante called in to talk about his solo quarantine covers album “Silver Linings” (out now) as well as 40 years of Anthrax and their upcoming “Livestream” on July 16 2021. Here’s what we talked about:“Silver Linings” album (0-4)“Teardrop” cover (4-6)“City Of Blinding Light” cover (6-8)“Transylvania” cover (8-10)Anthrax “I’m The Man” (10-13)Mandatory Metallica:…more

(LISTEN) Kingdom Collapse singer Jonathan Norris talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) Kingdom Collapse singer Jonathan Norris talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Kingdom Collapse singer Jonathan Norris called in to talk about their new single “Unbreakable”. Here’s what we talked about:“Unbreakable” song and getting Covid (0-4)Album Coming? (4-6)Saliva “Always” cover (6-7)Mandatory Metallica (7-10)Craft Beer (10-11)Touring (11-12)Creed debate: “My Own Prison” vs. “Human Clay” (12-end)more