Most widely known for his use The Smashing Pumpkins, this drummer also performed using the Spirits in the Sky supergroup, aswell much like the Bearcubbin’! music group. During his senior high school years, he performed in such rings as Moses, Smell the Roses as well as the Mercury Tree. He was presented around the Smashing Pumpkins’ 2009 recording Teargarden by Kaleidyscope. He and his sister, Elise, was raised near Portland, Oregon, as the kids of Chris and Eric Byrne. He was selected from a pool of a large number of candidates to displace Jimmy Chamberlin as drummer from the Smashing Pumpkins.