Daniel Davison, Ozzfest 2006
|Born||January 28, 1983|
|Genres||Metalcore, mathcore, post-hardcore, indie rock|
|Associated acts||Underoath, Norma Jean, Luti-Kriss, Colour Revolt|
Daniel Travis Davison (born January 28, 1983) is an American drummer, musician, artist, and filmmaker. He is best known for being a co-founder and former drummer of the band Norma Jean. Davison was the last active drummer of the Florida-based metalcore band Underoath before the band's breakup in 2013. He is also the founder of Isthmus Studios, a filming company. Davison was born in Douglasville, Georgia, and currently resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Daniel is best known for being a founding member of the band Luti-Kriss, which would later evolve into Norma Jean. Daniel wrote and recorded on every record of Norma Jean's until 2007. His last record with the band was "Redeemer."
In 2007, after 10 years with Norma Jean, Daniel decided to part ways with the band and pursue his own artistic endeavors.
Film and video career
In addition to being a musician, Davison is also an artist and filmmaker. After leaving Norma Jean in 2007 he started a film and video company named ISTHMUS Studios www.isthmusstudio.com. He directed and filmed the video for "Now that You're Home" by Manchester Orchestra, released in April 2008. Most recently Daniel directed an EP teaser for OWSLA recording artist Kill the Noise. He has also directed music videos for Brian "Head" Welch from KORN's new band Love and Death, August Burns Red, Norma Jean, Bless the Fall, The Chariot, mewithoutYou, and For Today.
Davison currently resides in Chicago, Illinois with his wife Tessa, whom he married on June 3, 2006. He is not religiously affiliated.
- Luti-Kris/Travail Split 7" (1999)
- 5ep (2000)
- Throwing Myself (2001)
With Norma Jean
- Norma Jean / MewithoutYou (2002)
- Bless the Martyr and Kiss the Child (2002)
- O God, the Aftermath (2005)
- Redeemer (2006)
With Colour Revolt
- The Cradle (2010)
- Lost in the Sound of Separation (additional drum tracks) (2008)
- Ø (Disambiguation) (2010)
- Anthology: 1999–2013 (2012)
- Norma Jean (band)
- Brian Welch
- Love and Death (band)