He landed a job at a bar where he used to perform on the weekends with Hank Barbee, a gig which lasted 5 years. In 2000 he joined an Atlanta band called Film, but it didn’t last long. Michael formed his own band, The Rising, and got a recording contract with Maverick records in 2002. Their debut album was titled “Future Unknown”.
In 2003 they released the EP "Live from The Grove LA Store". Michael currently lives with his wife in Los Angeles, California. His fans are eagerly hoping someone will sign him to a record deal. Johns died in Tustin, California on 1 August 2014. On 18 November 2014, the coroner reported that Johns had died of dilated cardiomyopathy, which inhibited the flow of blood to his body and also caused his heart to enlarge.
A fatty liver also contributed to his death. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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