Max Peterson has been performing and releasing his unique brand of trance music under various project names since 1998. Max was born in San Diego, California in 1979, and spent most of his teenage years in France. He then developed his production and performance skills in California, Mexico, Spain, and every part of the planet with a vibrant trance scene.
Max’s passion for music began at a young age. Max’s father Gary Peterson is a highly accomplished composer, guitarist, and keyboard player. Gary was a member of influential 60’s-70’s cult band “Formerly Fat Harry”. His band played next to legends such as Pink Floyd, Roy Harper, Third ear band, King Crimson, Fleetwood mac, to name a few… Max’s first tracks were recorded and produced by Gary when Max was just 14 years old.
MAD MAXX has been delivering his live set to all psytrance freaks in the world on a weekly basis, and has collaborated with numerous psytrance artists along his career…He is also the proud owner of United Beats Records, one of the most successful record labels in the Psychedelic trance scene, surrounded by all of his best artist friends and always pushing newcomers to new heights.