is best known as the bassist for the Oklahoma City-based rock group Hinder
first got into playing music during his high-school years, initially playing the guitar and getting smitten by the bass a few years later. After doing some regional touring with various bands, he joined up with the guys in Hinder
in August 2004. After only a handful of gigs, the quintet was quickly signed by Universal Records and released its debut album, Extreme Behavior
, in the fall of 2005.