Lead singer and songwriter for the hard rock band Warrant, a group that sold more than ten million records and has released hits like the #2 song "Heaven."
He formed a band named Plain Jane; he and his partner, Steven Sweet, worked low-wage jobs to cope with their financial problems.
He left and returned to the band twice. He left the band in 1993 and 2004, returning in 1994 and 2008.
He was the youngest of five children raised by Eileen Oswald and Robert Oswald. He was married three times; his third wife, Kimberly Nash, was married to him in 2010.
He wrote the song "The One That Got Away" with Keri Kelli for Alice Cooper.