Rock singer, songwriter, musician, writer, director, actor, producer, and a vegan. Ackerman's debut as a singer/songwriter was on November 30, 2012 under the name "A Veil" with an album entitled The in Between. Chad has also been the vocalist for the bands Chapter 14, and Count Your Curses. He was the voice parody of Arnold Schwarzenegger for the band Austrian Death Machine. Chad was previously the vocalist for the band Destroy the Runner, guitarist for As I Lay Dying, and Die Trying.