Born in Omaha Nebraska Rene started playing guitar at an early age learning everything from Kansas to the Ohio Players. After high school he went into the Marine Corps but , never stopped playing guitar. After his stint in the Marines he slowly started to pursue music. His first real break came when he started playing guitar for a Star Search contestant. That led him into other directions musically soon he had played with everything from notable Pop artist to edgy Heavy Metal bands. Music comes first for Rene, and there only two types of music….Good and Bad.