Versatile multi-instrumentalist best known as a founding member of the alt-rock group Garbage. Garbage's albums have sold in excess of seventeen million copies globally.
He formed his first band, The British, at age 16, inspired by the British beat movement of the time.
He has not only played instruments ranging from guitar to percussion on Garbage releases, but also designed the artwork for the band's first two albums.
His daughter is professional photographer Roxy Erickson.
He and 90's alt-rock icon Shirley Manson are founding members of Garbage.