American musician best known as the lead singer and guitarist for the rock band Days of the New.
He worked at Mom's Music in Louisville, Kentucky.
He earned a standing ovation for his performance of the song The End, originally by The Doors, on VH1 Storytellers.
His father Gary was a musician who recorded with The Box Tops.
He auditioned for the band Velvet Revolver as a vocalist, a position that was later filled by Stone Temple Pilots' Scott Weiland.