American musician who was the lead guitarist of the metal band Savatage, the group that released Sirens in 1983 and The Dungeons are Calling in 1985.
He performed a band with his brother called Avatar in 1978.
He toured with Megadeth in 1987.
He married Dawn Hoppert in 1984. His brother, Jon, helped start Savatage.
He was a guitarist for a band like Kirk Hammett is for Metallica.