Mike McCready is the lead guitarist for and one of the founding members of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted Pearl Jam. McCready has also been a member of Temple of the Dog, Mad Season, The Rockfords and Levee Walkers. Additionally, McCready plays with friends in Flight to Mars, a UFO tribute band that hosts charity events for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s Camp Oasis program and the Jennifer Jaff Care Line.
When not performing live, McCready scores TV and film projects, which have included The Searcher (Elvis Presley Documentary), The Glamour & the Squalor, Shameless, Fat Kid Rules the World, Hawaii Five-O, We Bought A Zoo, Horrible Bosses and Fringe. In 2013, McCready founded Hockeytalkter Records, a small vinyl record label and media outlet specializing in limited edition 7-inch singles with releases from Brandi Carlile, Thunderpussy, Star Anna, Danny Newcomb, Stereo Embers, and several film score releases.
In 2018 Mike started collaborating with artist Kate Neckel and co-founded Infinite Color & Sound, an interactive art and music project.