Heavy metal musician who fronted the rock band Extreme and who was briefly the lead singer of Van Halen.
He sang with numerous local bands during high school and modeled his musical aesthetic after bands like The Who and Aerosmith.
After Van Halen's record label sent back their 2001 album twice because they did not hear a hit on it, he decided to leave the band to pursue other opportunities.
He grew up in Malden, Massachusetts.
He and Eddie Van Halen were both members of Van Halen.