Guitarist known for being a member of Jane's Addiction. He also performed with the bands Deconstruction, The Panic Channel, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
He joined Jane's Addiction in 1986. Although they broke up in 1991, they have been on-and-off in the decades since.
He hosted a Spike TV tattoo reality show called Ink Master. His mother was murdered in 1983 and her murderer was caught in 1991 after being featured on an episode of America's Most Wanted.
He was briefly a member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, alongside the band's frontman Anthony Kiedis.