He uses Yamaha basses.
He has played with Talas, Steve Vai, David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, and Niacin.
His first instrument was an acoustic guitar that he borrowed from his sister.
As of 2006 he lives in Los Angeles, California.
He was voted Best Rock Bassist five years straight by Guitar Player magazine.
Billy Sheehan: I believe the best persona to be onstage is the one that comes naturally.
Billy Sheehan: History has repeated itself many times througout the ages.
Billy Sheehan: I've been an amature inventor for a long time.