Era of Musical Influence: Mainly the 80's Main Vocal Influence:Rob Halford (Judas Priest), Lane Staley (Alice In Chains-RIP) Narrative: Bryan started out as a drummer, taking his first drum lessons at age 7. During high school and college years, he played in bands as a drummer. In the 1990's, he focused heavily on vocal training and guitar training. During this time period, Bryan fronted bands as a guitarist and lead vocalist. In the 2000's, he started playing with the bass guitar, acoustic guitar and the Native American Flute. Bryan was in several 80's cover bands as a lead vocalist for a couple of years, but then decided to leave the cover scene in an effort to concentrate on his original material.