Lead vocalist and founder of metalcore band As I Lay Dying. In 2013, he was arrested for allegedly soliciting a hitman to murder his wife.
He and his band released their debut album "Beneath the Encasing of Ashes" in 2001.
He has many tattoos on his body including a rocking Jesus, a Koi fish, a cross, Hebrew writing, and a samurai fighting a tiger.
He adopted two daughters and one son from Ethiopia with his wife, Meggan Murphy, whom he married in June 2004. The couple has since divorced.
He founded a solo thrash metal project called Austrian Death Machine in tribute to Arnold Schwarzenegger.