Previous lead guitarist from the punk rock-band THE BRAND NEW York Dolls. He also founded the music group The Contes. He 1st obtained notoriety as an associate of the brand new York Dolls in 1973, if they released their self-titled debut recording. He in addition has composed songs for anime series like Wolf’s Rainfall and Cowboy Bebop. His sibling John Conte was also an associate from the Contes. He and vocalist David Johansen had been both members from the seminal NY punk rock-band THE BRAND NEW York Dolls.