Max Steger's career as a musician, songwriter, producer, engineer, mixer and masterer began in his early days playing guitar in Chicago’s Blues clubs at age 12. Max then went on to write, record and co-produce his first album at age 15, which emerged as the most played music on 13 MTV Reality Shows.

Today, Max records and produces artists/bands in his own Chicago studio as well as in studios around the country. As a founding member of Empires, he also performs, tours nationally and records all of Empire's releases. In his spare time, Max can be found creating sound production for area music venues.