Former lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the post-hardcore band Falling in Reverse, he was a member of the band from 2008 to 2015. He released his debut solo album, Star X Speed Story, in 2013.
He was known for speaking very few words and keeping to himself as a child.
He was named Guitarist of the Year by the magazine Alternative Press in 2012.
He moved from England to Nevada with his mother as a teenager. He sometimes posts photos of his cat Bones on his Instagram account.