Keyboardist and backing vocalist for the hard rock band Guns N' Roses who is also known for her collaborations with Bryan Mantia. They composed a team called Brain and Melissa. She is the first female member of Guns N' Roses.
She is a model in addition to being a musician. She sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" before a Seattle Seahawks game in October of 2016.
She was born in Seattle, Washington.
She was featured in a 2017 rap satire feature film called Bodied which starred Calum Worthy.