Angels & Airwaves has continued to record new albums and tour. " He played guitar for the first time at his friend's house and proceeded to work 3 jobs to buy a Fender guitar. The first was called "Strange Times"—a website dedicated to highlighting reports of UFO activity and the latest news in theories.
The group underwent an indefinite hiatus in 2005 leading to the formation of Angels & Airwaves in the same year. After being expelled from Poway High School for drinking at a basketball game he attended Rancho Bernardo High School where he met Anne Hoppus. He is the guitarist and one of the two lead vocalists for the American pop punk band Blink-182 as well as the guitarist and lead vocalist for the alternative band Angels & Airwaves.