Mike Stang is a working/touring/session bassist located in Los Angeles, who consistently pushes himself technically and creatively to be the best musician he can be for himself and the artists he works with.
Working as a touring musician for 10+ years, Stang has found himself sharing stages and opening for some of rock’s best acts, including Jane’s Addiction, 3 Doors Down, Black Veil Brides, 30 Seconds to Mars, Halestorm, Chevelle, Filter, Band of Horses, Lita Ford, Sick Puppies, Lacuna Coil, Fuel, The Used, Cold, Lili Haydn, Saliva, Cold, Hoobastank, and many others.
In addition to being hired for live shows by many artists in LA, Stang has been brought on for recording and writing sessions, as well. Recent projects have involved compositions for Gaiam TV’s “Waking Infinity” (a show produced by former bandmate Ben Stewart) and a jingle for an online commercial for “Cardillac” (business card company) which Stang played bass on alongside drummer, Zhach Kelsch. In August of 2015 Stang was hired, along with Marc Ford of the Black Crowes, to record on Israeli blues guitarist Daniel Green’s debut album. In the summer of 2016 Mike and bandmate Dave Cavalier of “The Dave Cavalier Trio” collaborated on an instrumental song for the start-up company Sparmat. In November of 2016 Stang was hired by musician/guitarist/songwriter David Lee to record bass for his upcoming album produced by Ian Boxill (Prince, Tupac Shakur, Mark Wahlberg, Janet Jackson).