First drummer for the hard rock-band Shinedown who was simply granted the gig following being the seventh person to audition. He graduated in the School of Central Florida using a level in anthropology. He was associated with their music group plan. He pursued cooking food as a spare time activity and would frequently share formulas on Shinedown’s website. He fathered his initial child, Stella, along with his wife Lori in January 2011. He’s a enthusiast of Gene Simmons.