Wired In The Empire with Mike Z

Join Mike Z every Saturday night from 11pm to 1am 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.

(LISTEN) Of Mice & Men Aaron Pauley talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) Of Mice & Men Aaron Pauley talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Of Mice & Men leader Aaron Pauley called in to talk about their new EP “Timeless” (out 2/26/21). Here’s what we talked about:Pandemic Hobbies (0-1)“Timeless” EP (1-5)Writing Lyrics (5-7)Livestreams (7-8)Live Albums (8-9)OM&M Live Bassist (9-11)Atreyu (11-13)Jaime’s Elsewhere (13-14)Metallica (14-end)more

(LISTEN) Blisskrieg bassist Jesse Vest talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) Blisskrieg bassist Jesse Vest talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Blisskrieg bassist Jesse Vest called in to talk about his NEW band Blisskrieg with Todd Whitenerand Matt Taul and singer Donald Carpenter. Their debut album “Remedy” will be out on 2/22/21.Here’s what we talked about:Blisskrieg (0-2)Meeting Donald Carpenter (2-5)debut album “Remedy” (5-8)Blisskrieg “livestream”? (8-10)Touring w/Metallica (10-12)Days Of The New “Touch Peel & Stand” (12-13)Tantric “Breakdown”…more

(LISTEN) The Nixons Zac Maloy talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) The Nixons Zac Maloy talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

The Nixons singer Zac Maloy called in to talk about their upcoming Livestream concert “Live As It Happened from OKC” via Veeps on Friday, February 19 2021. Here’s what we talked about:“Live As It Happened From OKC” (0-4)New music, EP, “Crutch” (4-5)Last Concert Before Pandemic? (5-7)Co-headline Tour with Sponge (7-9)The Art of Songwriting (9-15)Metallica (15-18)RIP…more

(LISTEN) The Lonely Ones singer/guitarist Marty McCoy talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) The Lonely Ones singer/guitarist Marty McCoy talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Marty McCoy of the Lonely Ones called in to talk about the new band and new single “Change The Station”, here’s what we talked about:The Lonely Ones band formation (0-3)Cover of Queen’s “Flash” (3-6)TV shows (6-7)The Lonely Ones “Change The Station” (7-10)Imagen Records A&R Morgan Rose & Sevendust (12-14)Albums VS Singles (14-17)METALLICA (17-21)Flannel Five-Nirvana, PJ,…more

(LISTEN) August Burns Red singer Jake Luhrs talk to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) August Burns Red singer Jake Luhrs talk to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

August Burns Red singer Jake Luhrs called in to talk about their cover of the System Of A Down classic “Chop Suey” as well his “YourLife” Gym, here’s what we talked about:YourLife Gym (0-11)Burpees (11-13)How To Get Involved with the Gym (13-15)Killswitch Engage/ABR tour 2020 (15-18)“Guardians” album (18-20)“Bloodletter” song (20-22)“Chop Suey” song (22-26)Discovering System Of…more