Hardcore punk singer for the band H2O, he is a proponent of the Straight Edge and Positive Mental Attitude movements. H2O is best known for their Positive Mental Attitude-centric songs including "One Life, One Chance" released in 1999 which is also the name of the non-profit he founded.
He moved to New York City in 1988 to become a musician. In 1994, H2O formed and the band toured from 1995 to 1996. They opened for No Doubt, Misfits, and more. They joined Warped Tour in 1998 and 1999. Their debut studio album Go was released in 2001.
He founded the non-profit One Life One Chance in Los Angeles. It's goal is to educate children about a drug-free life and maintaining a positive mental attitude. He himself has never touched drugs or alcohol in his life and has been a vegetarian for most of it.
He was raised by his single mother with his brother in Massachusetts. He married Moon and they had a son Max together.
The legendary hardcore punk band Bad Brains is also highly involved in his non-profit organization One Life One Chance.