Since picking up guitar in 1980 he found a way onto the scene via local punk groups, leading to a stint with UK Subs ('87-90). Touring with Die Toten Hosen leads to forming The Crybabys with Honest John Plain (90-?). Joins The Dogs D'amour playing on top 30 album 'More Unchartered Heights of Disgrace' (93). As the years progress he works for Ian Hunter recording "Dirty Laundry" and "Artful Dodger" he tours with him until 2000. The following years see him working with artists like Ed Tudor Pole and Nikki Sudden (R.