Born and raised in Columbus, IN except for a couple of years. In 86′ and 87′ living in Swansboro, NC. His love for music and specifically Heavy Metal forever growing, he started playing with like minded musicians included in every band with him is his brother Brent Lewis in a number of bands. Which a couple of those bands shared the stage with such bands like Straight Line Stitch, Anthrax, Testament, Prong, Crowbar, God Forbid. Joe Lynn Turner, Doyle and Night Demon. His influences include Cliff Burton, David Ellefson, Frank Bello, D. D. Verni, Jason Newsted, Steve Harris, Geezer Butler, and Troy Sanders. He couldn’t think of anyone better to be playing music that he loves with other than his brother Brent Lewis and lifelong best friend Chad Monk. Together they are Viken!