Self taught, started at 14(1989). Growing up on a diet of metal, glam rock, and more metal with major influences coming from Tommy Lee, Eric Singer, Chad Smith, Vinnie Paul & Mike Portnoy. Gigging in pubs at 17 and have played in many cover bands since then. But original music is the passion.
• Formed Crawlspace in 1995. Signed to Warner Chappell in 98, toured Australia in support of The Whitlams, Grinspoon, Shihad, played on the Big Day Out. High rotation of first single “Afraid” on Triple J. Nominated for and ARIA in 99 for the single Away “best independant release”, and performed the song on national TV, “Hey Hey it’s Saturday” in 99.
• Released full length album “Motion” in 2000 through Warner Chappell. Released “Lesson” single and film clip.
• Formed alternative rock band, SLEEPING GIANT in 2007 with ex Guitarist from Helmet(U.S)(Jimmy T) and after a few years gigging, recorded and released a live DVD “Live @ Metro’s Fremantle in 2011. Released debut album digitally on Cd Baby and iTunes in November 2013. Currently writing ne
• Also joined Reggae, Roots, Rock style “Ben Merito Band” in June 2012, which totally broaden my playing. Playing around WA and toured New Zealand at the start of 2014, supporting Fat Freddy’s Drop and playing a couple of festivals on the North Island. Currently writing recording on his third album due out late this year, with plans to tour the Aust. East Coast, Malaysia and New Zealand in 2014.