Jordan Hastings performing with Alexisonfire
|Also known as||Ratbeard|
March 15, 1982 |
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
|Genres||Post-hardcore, punk, metalcore, alternative rock|
|Associated acts||Alexisonfire, Jersey, The Black Lungs, Cunter, Hoodrat, Chapter One, Johnny One Punch|
Jordan "Ratbeard" Hastings (born March 15, 1982 Hamilton, Ontario and raised in Burlington, Ontario) is a Canadian musician best known as the former drummer of Alexisonfire, having replaced their former drummer and founding member Jesse Ingelevics. Hastings was originally intended to be a temporary replacement, but then became a full member, with his first album with the band being Crisis in 2006.
In 2011, Hastings co-created, with Joel Carriere, the Dine Alone Records side project D. A. Foods. In mid-2012 he co-founded a cigar and tobacco store in Burlington, Ontario, Village Cigar Company.
Hastings is now drummer for the trio Say Yes who consists of guitarist/vocalist Adam Michael and bassist/vocalist Michael Zane and will release their debut self-titled EP August 19th 2014 with Dine Alone Records.
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