Arthur is from Stow, Ohio. He stared playing the bass and writing songs in highschool. A few of thoseearly works would make it on local radio. Early influences were Blink-182, New Found Glory, Stone Temple Pilots, and Nirvana.Arthur joined the Air Force after highschool. His enlistment would take him all over the world to inclde Alaska, Oklahoma, Korea, and Iraq. It was in Alaska thatArthur learned to play guitar. In Oklahoma, he fronted a band called So Many Sins influenced by bands like My Chemical Romance, AFI, Senses Fail, and Shiny Toy Guns. After his enlistment ended he moved back to the Akron area where he would met Raj and, eventually, the rest of Rte212. Current influences are Mumford and Sons, The Gaslight Anthem, The Menzingers, and Tyler Childers.