Lead singer of the 90s grunge band the Stone Temple Pilots, who released hit singles like Creep, Interstate Love Song, and Vaseline.
He was sexually assaulted by a high school senior when he was twelve-years-old and it had long-term negative impacts on his life.
He sang for supergroup Velvet Revolver with Slash of the band, Guns N' Roses.
He got married to Janina Castenada on September 17, 1994, and after their divorce in February 2000, he remarried Mary Forsberg on May 21, 2000.
He claims that Jim Morrison was an inspiration on his singing.