Co-founder, business lead guitarist, and songwriter for the Grammy Award-winning music group Evanescence. He in addition has used The Halo Technique and We WILL BE THE Fallen. He fulfilled Amy Lee, the near future lead vocalist of his music group, at age fifteen when both of these had been at the same camp. In 2003 he still left Evanescence over developing stress between him and Amy Lee. He was raised in Little Rock and roll, Arkansas. He collaborated with Lindsay Lohan on her behalf album A BIT MORE Personal (Fresh).