Austin is the lead guitar player for the band "New Years Day" based out of Los Angeles, California. He started playing guitar at age 7 in his hometown of Gainesville, Florida. He was 17 when he got the opportunity to start playing out professionally in working cover bands. He toured the southeast playing the hottest clubs, festivals, private parties, and arenas for about 6 years.
At age 22, he moved to Los Angeles, California to attend the world famous Musicians Institute, and to further pursue his goals. After moving to L.A., he was chosen to do a video with BOSS to debut their brand new Katana amplifier line. He was also a presenter/exhibitor for BOSS at NAMM 2017 and 2018. In June of 2017 he released his debut solo EP, produced and engineered by Chris Collier (Korn, Lynchmob, KXM, Pat Travers) In December of 2017 he graduated from Musicians Institute with an AA in guitar performance, and received the award for "outstanding player of 2017". He is currently touring with New Years day, playing arenas and other large venues all around the world.