Running with the Exile-laced “Happy Wasteland Day,” the video dives deep into a world where things have gone terribly wrong.
“We’re releasing this video a year to the day of the election of the garbage king,” Mike says. “May our national nightmare end sometime soon.”
Shot in Valencia, CA, the Ryan Calavano-directed clip plays out like a Mad Max fever dream that mirrors reality—showcasing a bleak, satirical, apocalyptic desert world with Open Mike pleading for just “one day without violence.”
Is it possible? Don’t hold your breath.