Known best as the bassist of the Illinois heavy metal band Mudvayne, Martinie recorded five albums with the group between 2000 and 2009. One of these, The End of All Things to Come, became a certified Gold recording.
Although he was not Mudvayne's original bassist, Martinie was brought in to replace Shawn Barclay during the recording of the group's debut EP. Previously, Martinie had performed with a rock band called Broken Altar.
In 2013, he released an EP titled Breaking the Broken with a music project called Kurai.
A native of Peoria, Illinois, he later settled in Mebane, North Carolina with his spouse.
He and guitarist Greg Tribbett were Mudvayne bandmates.