Metal and rock and roll vocalist and songwriter who also co-founded a Kentucky-based music group called Tantric. In 1992, he founded a Detroit music group known as Merge. Seven years later on, after shifting to Louisville, Kentucky, he became a founding person in Tantric. He was authorized to the Maverick Information label from 1999-2006. He was created in Angola to Portuguese parents. At age one, he relocated with his family members to america. He was created in the same yr as fellow metallic vocalist Tomi Putaansuu.