Started playing guitar at 13. His first stage appearance was in 9th grade playing "Looks That Kill" for a school lip sync. He started playing bass while attending college, and then joined "From The Heart" after graduating, and has been playing bass ever since.
Former Bands: From The Heart
Face The Wolf
Blizzard Of Ozz
Influences: Death Angel, Slayer, Exodus, Metallica, DragonForce, Anthrax, Testament, Overkill, Sepultura, Manowar, Kreator, Flotsam & Jetsam, Devil Driver, Nightwish, Dream Theatre, Helloween, Queensryche, Ratt, Dokken, Skid Row, Cinderella, Keel, Night Ranger, Stryper, Faster Pussycat, Poison, Judas Priest, LA Guns, Iron Maiden, Armored Saint, Duran Duran, Flock Of Seagulls, Berlin, U2, The Police, Missing Persons, Cyndi Lauper, The Cars, The Cure, Devo, Michael Jackson, Rush, Journey, Blue Oyster Cult, and of course, Motley Crue.
Tony is a highly respected guitarist and teacher in Southern California. To date, Tony has taught over 15,000 students, and has written and released 4 instructional dvd's, which have sold over 100,000 copies worldwide, and have been featured in Guitar World, Guitar One, Guitar Player, Metal Edge, Revolver, and Circus magazines.
Tony owns and operates a music school in Temecula, Ca., and is a graduate of both Musician's Institute and UCR Riverside.
Tony is also a live and studio performer with over 5,000 gigs under his belt, playing to crowds up to 18,000 people. Tony has played in several original bands including the touring guitarist of XYZ, as well as several cover/tribute bands, which include Dream Theater, Rush, The Cars, Metallica, Queensryche, Genesis, Van Halen, Foreigner and several 80's bands.
Jeff began playing in bands in Michigan before moving to Southern California in 2008. Jeff loves all 80's and 90's metal including Pantera, Slayer, Death Angel and Megadeth. When he is not rocking out Jeff is a traveling nurse all over the US.