Jason Pierce is one of North Americas’ most influential and in-demand drummers. The list of artists he’s worked with reads like a who’s who of the music industry, and includes Our Lady Peace, Paramore, Nick Carter (Backstreet Boys), Justin Bieber, Dallas Green, Carly Rae Jepsen, Treble Charger, Neverending White Lights, Evans Blue, Shiloh, Jessie Farrell, Melissa Auf Der Maur (Smashing Pumpkins), Jimmy Gnecco, Rob Dickinson (Catherine Wheel), Daniel Wesley, Skye Sweetnam, Keshia Chante and many others. With a style of playing that combines power and finesse, Jason has played on well over 100 records.
As a touring drummer Jason has traveled globally playing Stadiums/Arenas. Jason has appeared on MTV, MTV Canada, MTV Asia, Much Music (Video Awards, Live@Much, Much On Demand) plus many other International high profile TV spots.
Around 2005 Jason began to develop an enormously successful career as a studio musician. Today he’s first call for many North American star producers. A sample of producers that use Jason are:
– GGGarth Richardson (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against The Machine)
– Dave Ogilvie (Motley Crue, David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails)
– Jon (the woz) Wozniak (Marcy Playground, Stabilo)
– Chris Perry (Canadian Idol’s, Shawn Desman)
– Jeff Dalziel (Nelly Furtado, Thornley, Aaron Carter)
– Greig Nori (Sum 41, Hedley), plus MANY others.
Jason is currently touring with Our Lady Peace and Treble Charger.
Jason proudly endorses: DW Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Vater Drum Sticks, Evans Drumheads, Protection Racket Cases, Tunerfish Luglocks, Cool Claws, Sennheiser Microphones, JH Audio In-Ears and Flix Brushes.
Whether it’s recording or touring, Jason brings tremendous drive, enthusiasm and creativity to everything he does.
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BORN IN: London, ON, Canada
LIVES IN: Toronto, ON
DRUMMING SINCE: 1989
CURRENT BAND/PROJECT(S): Our Lady Peace
BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S): Josh Freese, Matt Sorum, John Bonham
FAVORITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON: Evans Blue – Graveyard of Empires
FAVORITE ALBUM YOU DIDN’T PLAY ON: A Perfect Circle – Thirteenth Step
FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL: 19” HHX Fierce Crash