Guitarist who founded the rock group U.P.O. and the predecessor of Guns 'N Roses, Hollywood Rose.
He met Izzy Stardin in the parking of the famed Sunset Strip joint Rainbow Bar and Grill.
After he picked up the guitar, his parents pulled some strings and got him lessons from artists in the music business.
Erica Leerhsen was in the movie Blair Witch 2, a film for which U.P.O. did the soundtrack.