MJ and Mark Camire talk about the recent tragedy in Las Vegas, gun control, the death of Tom Petty, and the perils of dating in the modern world among other things. It's like one giant "Stories From The Road" installment this time out so buckle up.
Mike Malinin was a member of The Goo Goo Dolls for 19 years. When his tenure with that band ended, he decided to move to Nashville and is now the band leader and drummer for Country Music Legend Tanya Tucker. Michael J and Mike sit down on an outdoor patio at a Starbucks outside of Nashville for a chat and discuss everything from learning how to play Country music to Mike's influences in 80's punk music.
Jeff Coffey has had an incredible first year as lead Tenor vocalist and bassist of legendary band Chicago. Michael talks to Jeff about his experiences from his beginnings as a Trombonist at Disney in Orlando, FL to signing with RCA Records with his former band House Of Dreams, to his subsequent audition and landing the full-time gig with Chicago. Also, the latest installment of "Stories From The Road".
Ohio native Kaela Kinney has had a very colorful career as a backup singer for Pink, a Britney Spears impersonator, a contemporary Christian artist, and now a modern Country Artist and Entrepreneur. Michael J and Kaela talk about the role of women in popular music, trust issues, and brave internet trolls among many other things.
Michael J pays tribute to Chris Cornell, discusses his own personal experience with depression & the suicide of a friend and also delivers the latest installment of "STORIES FROM THE ROAD". MJ also debuts his new single "Can't Stop Now".
You may know Jace Everett as the guy who wrote and performed the song "Bad Things" from the hit HBO series True Blood... but he's so much more than just that. In this episode Michael plays the role of both guest and host as this talk is also featured on the latest episode of Jace's podcast, "Nashville Later With Jace Everett". Michael and Jace discuss everything from sobriety, religion, spirituality, music and the importance of having a great Instagram profile.
Eric Stuart is an accomplished singer/songwriter who has toured with the likes of Ringo Starr and Peter Frampton among many others. He is also a world famous voice actor who has most notably voiced the characters of Brock and James in Pokemon and Seto Kaiba in the highly anticipated North American feature film release of Yu-Gi-Oh! Michael and Eric bond over their shared experience as adopted individuals and discuss Eric's incredible career in music and voice acting.