American guitarist, backup vocalist, and founder of the band Avenged Sevenfold who released the LP Nightmare 2010 and Hail to the King in 2013.
He went to Huntington Beach High School and started Avenged Sevenfold during his teenage years.
He learned to play guitar while playing upside-down and watching his favorite guitar players.
His parents are Maria and James Baker.
He has been in the band Avenged Sevenfold with vocalist Synyster Gates.