Lead vocalist for heavy metal band Shadows Fall, the group that released the single "Redemption."
He sang and played bass in a punk band called Frenzy.
His first trip to the recording studio was for a public service themed song called "The Energy Conservation Rap Song," inspired by the Beastie Boys.
He was encouraged to pursue music from a young age by his family.
He has played together with Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton.