Guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist with Alter Bridge who can hold a note for upwards of twenty seconds. He and Slash have also collaborated together on projects.
He was a well-known guitar instructor in the Spokane, Washington area. In the past, he was a music theory student.
He wrote the song "Metallingus" for the WWE SmackDown vs. RAW video game series.
He married his wife Selena in May of 2003.