A veteran of the northern New Jersey music scene, Kenny Collette is the former frontman of the progressive rock band Lady Radiator. He currently leads both the band Victory Dance and the post-hardcore act Franchise. In early 2016, Kenny Collette formed a solo project under the moniker Lazarus Wilde. His new project may not house much of the aggression found in Franchise, but the intensity and emotion remains, though channeled into a more stripped-down, atmospheric vibe.
It was announced on July 7 on the Lazarus Wilde Facebook page that the project had signed to Cardigan Records, with a self-titled EP being released on August 5. Listen to the debut single, "The Aftermath, Pt. 2" below. The EP is available for pre-order from the Cardigan Records website.