Lead singer, guitarist, and a founding member of the alternative metal band Chevelle.
He started out with Chevelle playing guitar and singing with his brother Sam on drums in their parents' garage.
His group Chevelle sold more than four million albums with their Platinum-certified second album.
He also has a brother named Joe who played bass and backing vocals for Chevelle until he was kicked out in 2005. He has been married to a girl named Renate.
He grew up listening to Robert Smith and The Cure, which he said influenced his own music.