American singer and songwriter who has been part of the band, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, and is known for his irreverence and confrontational persona.
He started his music career in 1990 when he founded the Brian Jonestown Massacre in San Francisco.
He has battled heroin addiction and it is documented in the film, Dig!, which is a documentary about The Brian Jonestown Massacre and The Dandy Warhols feud.
He has a son with actress Tricia Vessey. After giving up alcohol, he moved to Berlin and had a son named Wolfgang with his wife Katy.
He founded a band in Northern California like Adam Duritz did of the Counting Crows.