Guitarist for the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe who also worked as a songwriter for bands like CRASHDÏET.
He played in unsuccessful blues-influenced rock bands before joining Motley Crue.
He toured with the Murderdolls.
He was married to Emi Canyn from 1990 to 1994. He has two sons named Erik and Les and a daughter named Stormy.
He was in Motley Crue with Vince Neil.