Born in Ottawa, Illinois. Joe began his musical journey at an early age playing thoughout the Midwest and made the move to Los Angeles, California where he and his hard rock act Devastation Run landed a record deal with Ironworks records , who released an e.p. overseas. Joe has also chalked up a couple of Indie Radio awards, performed at award shows in Nashville and Nevada. He has also had the pleasure of opening for Tim Rushlow (Little Texas), Charlie Daniels, DIerks Bentley, Justin Moore, The Lost Trailors and has recorded with the legendary Gary U.S. Bonds. Joe and band released “Locked,Rocked and Loaded” in 2010 gaining National radio attention.