May 13, 2021

Hailing from Detroit Michigan, Mike Cross is the original founding guitarist for American rock act SPONGE. Now, Mike is the lead vocalist and guitarist for his new band MC Roads, who have recently signed to Golden Robot Records. MC Roads offer up a powerful blend of melodic, guitar driven music and classic style songs.

MC ROADS offer up a powerful blend of melodic, guitar driven music and classic style songs. Their unique style is displayed in their debut single Call It What You Want, available now on all digital platforms. The single is takenfrom the upcoming EP entitled No Nostalgia.

On Call It What You Want nostalgic guitars start off this tense story with a modern twist. Who throws dirt on who first in this shallow grave. Call it what you want, but it’s not love.


As a co-writer for Sponge’s platinum selling album Rotting Piñata, sophomore album Wax Ecstatic and third release New Pop SundayMike Cross helped catapult the band into rock star status with his catchy hooks, iconic crunchy guitar and undeniable original sound.

The band toured extensively, headlining shows in the US and in Europe supporting “A” list artists such as Alice In ChainsKISS and Soundgarden. Mike also appeared on the late night talk show circuit including The Late Show with David LettermanThe Conan O’Brien Show and the Jon Stewart Show.

After his departure from the band due to creative and business differences, he turned away from music business to focus on his personal life. However he continued to write, record and produce various music projects and develop his own vocal abilities.

Through MC Roads, Mike Cross has created a unique, guitar driven and melodic sound that encapsulates an incredible mix of new and classic style songs.