Known by his stage name Reverend Horton Heat, Jim Heath is the frontman of the psychobilly trio The Reverend Horton Heat. The band has released almost a dozen albums and their songs have been on the Soundtrack of many video games like Tony Hawk and Guitar Hero.
Before the creation of The Reverend Horton Heat in 1985, he performed in a cover band called Southern Comfort with friends from high school.
The Reverend Horton Heat has performed as a musical guest on talk shows like Late Night with Conan O'Brien and the Late Show with David Letterman.
He married a former bandmate from his days with the cover band Sweetbriar. The pair had one child.
He and the rest of The Reverend Horton Heat appeared in the 1994 film Love and a .45 starring Gil Bellows and Renee Zellweger.