Larry grew up in Phoenix, Arizona.  He started playing and loving the guitar around the age of 10 years old.  Lars has now been playing for 17 years.  When he was 15 his family moved to Portland.  Soon after moving, Larry started his own heavy metal band with his friends and has been playing in a band ever since.  Lars' influences are Randy Rhodes, Alice in Chains, Eric Clapton, Stone Temple Pilots and Ozzy Osbourne to name a few.   He met his wife, Julie, when he was 17 and they were married a year later.  They still reside in Portland, Oregon with their 4 cats, Lilly, Snuffaluffagus, Jenco Mouse, Tinkerbell and their dog named Yoshi.