Originally from Buffalo, New York, Tony Byroads moved to Columbia, South Carolina and formed the band Sugardaddy Superstar with Ed Sloan, Mitch James, and Brian Geiger. The band was signed by Columbia Records, and became the rock band now known as Crossfade. In the spring of 2005, Tony left the band in order to spend more time with his wife, due to Crossfade's demanding touring schedule. As of 2008, he had started his new solo project, Byroads. Tony Byroads disassociated with a manager out of Nashville who wanted him to take the solo artist route after co-writing with several publishing companies and labels. He has since formed the rock band The Undivided. They are in process of shopping their self titled debut EP to labels.