Austin writes and perform highly melodic compositions with emotionally intelligent lyrics and catchy hooks. It is evident that his inspiration comes from within. The band Silvertip began as a solo acoustic project featuring Austin, and has grown into a solid song-oriented powerhouse. His songs and signature voice cannot be mistaken, and it both overwhelms and stirs the human emotion and soul. As a songwriter and musician Austin’s inspiration comes from his experiences and experiences of others.
In 2012 during the 37th Annual National Old Time Country Blue-grass and Folk Music Festival, Austin was distinguished with the awards of Country Singer of the year and Songwriter of the year.
Austin is member of BMI and also is part of the CMG Radio International Independent Network.