Lead guitarist and founding person in the alternative rock and roll group, The Substitutes. He fulfilled his upcoming bandmate Chris Mars in 1978 and, as well as Stinston’s twelve year-old half-brother on your guitar, the trio produced Dogbreath. After a botched gig at a cathedral, when many of them arrived on stage drunk, his group transformed their name towards the Replacements. He provided his half-brother his initial electric guitar the same calendar year he began Dogbreath. Within the Replacements, he inspired famous brands Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and Johnny Rzeznik from the Goo Goo Dolls.