Former lead guitarist, lyricist, and backup vocalist for the pop punk band Panic! at the Disco. He helped found The Young Veins after leaving Panic!
He and his friends started a garage band called Pet Salamander, in which they covered Blink-182 songs.
In 2009 he left Panic! At the Disco. In 2013 he released a solo two-track untitled EP via SoundCloud.
His grandparents bought him a guitar for Christmas when he was twelve.