About MIA

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MIA is a punk band that started in 1980. For the ancient history please view the MIA Wikipedia Page. The more recent history is what we will discuss here.

In 2008, our singer Mike Conley passed away unexpectedly in Chicago. Mike’s passing brought the original members back together, including our original singer Todd Sampson, to play the music of MIA again. Then Todd died unexpectedly after a show in 2010. Shocked, the remaining band members let the band dissolve – what do we do now with no singer? Then in 2014 we were asked to play at the Las Vegas Hardcore Reunion; we thought about trying out vocalists, but ultimately decided that we didn’t want to add any people to MIA. So we are doing the vocals, playing as a three-piece, with all-original members. We figured this was the best way to stay true to the band, and so far it seems to be working out pretty well.