John formed notorious Los Angeles band Goldfinger in 1994 and quickly became an A&R representative for Warner Bros. Records & Maverick Records where he signed The Used, and Story of the Year. He has done production work with Good Charlotte, The Used, Atreyu, Escape the Fate, Panic! At the Disco, Boys Like Girls, 5 Seconds of Summer and Blink 182. Most recently he produced the seventh studio album for Blink 182 titled “California” which nominated he and the band their first Grammy nomination for “Best Rock Album”. Also in July 2017 John was awarded the “Influencer” Award at the Alt Press Music Awards. As Head of A&R at Big Noise, John started the company with the idea to find and produce the next up-and-coming artists and continue his track record of developing successful acts world-wide.