Rock guitarist for Audioslave and Rage Against the Machine who co-founded the activist group Axis of Justice.
He was the first person from his town to go to Harvard; he pursued a degree in social studies.
He is ranked #26 in Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.
His wife's name is Denise and they have two sons, Rhoads and Roman.
He was a big fan of Alice Cooper.