Jason James (musician)

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Jason James
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Background information
Birth name Jason James
Born (1981-01-13) January 13, 1981 (age 34)
Bridgend, South Wales
Genres Heavy metal, metalcore, thrash metal, hard rock
Occupation(s) Musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist
Instruments Vocals, bass guitar
Years active 2002-present
Associated acts Bullet for My Valentine, N.U.K.E

Jason "Jay" James (born 13 January 1981) is a Welsh musician, singer, songwriter, and bassist. He is the bassist and backing vocalist in the Welsh heavy metal band Bullet for My Valentine along with Matthew Tuck (lead singer, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitarist), and Michael Thomas (drums), and the former bassist and vocalist for N.U.K.E.




  • Ernie Ball Music Man Bongo bass guitars (black)
  • Sandberg Terra Basses

Amps and Cabinets[edit]

  • Ampeg SVT Classic
  • Mesa Boogie Big Block Amps
  • Mesa Boogie 8x10 and 4x10 cabinets

Effects and more[edit]

  • MXR Bass DI+ M-80 box
  • switchable Sennheiser radio packs
  • Furman Power Conditioner
  • Korg DTR Rack tuner
  • Morley ABY box
  • Avalon Direct Box

Personal life[edit]

He is a single father of two children: a son aged 3, and a daughter aged 7.[2]


Bullet for My Valentine[edit]


  1. ^ "Jason James Bass Rig Gear and Equipment". Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bullet for My Valentine interview". Retrieved 29 October 2013.