Currently alive, at 63 years of age.
1958 – Born on the 11th day of December in San Jose, California. American bassist and songwriter.
– He has also played bass for glam metal band London, experimental band ’58’, and the hard rock band ‘Brides of Destruction’.
1975 – At the age 17, he moved to Los Angeles on his own. He got jobs at a liquor store and manufacturing plant and auditioned to play in a band called Sister with Blackie Lawless of W.A.S.P. before joining London, a local glam outfit.
1981 – He had developed a plan to create the ultimate "theatrical" band for the new decade.
– He found guitarist Mick Mars, drummer Tommy Lee, and singer Vince Neil to share in this vision.
1989 – He was married to former Playboy Playmate Brandi Brandt and they had three children named Gunner, Dekker, and Storm.
1990 – He started using 12-string basses made in Japan by the Hiroshigi Kids Guitar Company.
1996 – He married actress and former Playboy Playmate Donna D’Errico on December 23rd.
2005 – Starred in the film, "Disaster!".
2006 – He was one of the songwriters for Meat Loaf’s long awaited album, "Bat out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose".
– The couple divorced after ten years of being married on April 27th.
2007 – Released the book entitled "The Heroin Diaries", a collection of his journal entries when his addiction to heroin was at its most dangerous.