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) Diamante talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) Diamante talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Diamante called in to talk about her 2nd album “American Dream” (out 5/7/21), here’s what we talked about:Making the album “American Dream” (0-5)“American Dream” song (5-6)“Obvious” song with Neil Sanderson 3DG (6-8)“I Hate Myself For Loving You” song (8-9)Concerts/Touring (9-11)Livestreams (11-13)Collaborations (13-15)“Iris” cover with Benjamin Burnley BB (15-19)Mandatory Metallica (19-end)more

(LISTEN) Dead Poet Society singer Jack Underkofler talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) Dead Poet Society singer Jack Underkofler talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Dead Poet Society singer Jack Underkofler called in to talk about their new album “!” (out now). Here’s what we talked about:Two Jacks-One Band (0-1)From Guitars to Vocals (1-4)Berklee College Of Music (4-8)Fretless guitar (8-10)Album release and pandemic (10-12)Music with No Rules (12-15)FCC Unfriendly lyrics (15-18:30)Livestreams (18:30-21)Mandatory Metallica (21-end)more

(LISTEN) Tetrarch guitarist Diamond Rowe talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) Tetrarch guitarist Diamond Rowe talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Tetrarch guitarist Diamond Rowe called in to talk about their 2nd album “Unstable” (out 4/30/21) here’s what we talked about:Belated Happy Birthday (0-2)“Unstable” album (2-5)Two Guitar band (5-6)“I’m Not Right” (6-6:30)“Negative Noise” (6:30-9)Nu Metal (9-11)Metalcore/Roadrunner Records 00’s (11-12)Touring highlights (12-14)Mandatory Metallica (14-end)more

(LISTEN) Dirty Honey guitarist John Notto talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) Dirty Honey guitarist John Notto talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Dirty Honey guitarist John Notto called in to talk about their “self-titled” debut album is coming out on Friday, April 23. Here’s what we talked about:Recording “self-titled” debut album during pandemic (0-3)8 songs 30 minutes long (3-5)Dirt Records (5-7:30)“California Dreamin (7:30-8)“Tied Up” (8-9)Favorite Guitar Solo on new album? (9-11)Touring (11-12)Opening for GnR & Slash (12-13)RIP…more

(LISTEN) Escape The Fate drummer Rob Ortiz talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

(LISTEN) Escape The Fate drummer Rob Ortiz talks to Mike Z-Wired In The Empire

Escape The Fate drummer Rob Ortiz called in to talk about their new album “Chemical Warfare” (out 4/16/21)Here’s what we talked about:“Chemical Warfare” and the pandemic (0-2)“Invincible” with Lindsey Stirling (2-5)“Not My Problem” Drum lesson with Travis Barker (5-8)Start playing drums? (8-11)“Unbreakable” (11-14)“Chemical Warfare” NOT a Slayer cover (14-14:30)Touring (14:30-15:35)Las Vegas (15:35-17:35)Mandatory Metallica (17-21)more