Leopold Ross

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Leopold Ross
Birth name Leopold Ross
Also known as Leo Ross
Occupations Musician, record producer, recording engineer
Labels Epitaph Records, S2 Records, Reprise Records, IAMSOUND Records.
Associated acts Io Echo, Error, Nojahoda, Fear and the Nervous System, The Big Pink

Leopold Ross is an English musician, record producer, recording engineer and music programmer.

Leopold is a guitarist in LA based band Io Echo.[1]

Career[edit]

Leopold was a founder member of eclectic rock band Nojahoda who released one album on Sony S2 Records in 1999.

In 2003 he joined his brother Atticus Ross, as well as Bad Religion member Brett Gurewitz in the punk/hardcore band Error. Along with temporary vocalist Greg Puciato, the band recorded and released a well received EP on Epitaph Records in 2004. The group eventually disbanded due to a lack of full-time vocalist. Around this time Leopold also helped to compose the music for the USA Network show Touching Evil.

Leopold has since worked with artists including Bad Religion, Grace Jones, Korn, Dillinger Escape Plan, Rancid, The Transplants, Sage Francis, Brigitte Fontaine, and Brett Anderson working in various capacities including helping to produce and engineer records as well as being involved in songwriting and contributing some guitar parts.

In 2009 Leopold co-composed the score for the Hughes brothers' movie The Book of Eli. In May 2010 this score won a BMI film music award.

In 2009/2010 Leopold joined up with The Big Pink as a touring bassist on their world tour.

Selected credits[edit]

Band, artist, show or movie Song or album Year Credits
Nojahoda Jahoda Witness 1999 Guitar, vocals
Error Error EP 2004 Guitar, programming
Bad Religion Beyond Electric Dreams 2004 Sonic Alienator
Touching Evil Music to accompany series 2004 Co-writer, guitar, production
Korn See You on the Other Side, Tearjerker 2005 Producer, production assistant, co-writer(Tearjerker)
The Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter 2005 Production assistant
Korn Untitled 2007 Production assistant
Grace Jones Devil In My Life 2008 Co-writer, guitar
Five Finger Death Punch Never Enough 2008 Co-writer
New York, I Love You Movie soundtrack("Allen Hughes" segment) 2009 Co-composer
The Book of Eli Movie score 2010 Co-composer
Fear and the Nervous System Fear and the Nervous System 2011 Programming, guitar, co-producer, co-writer
Io Echo Ministry of Love 2013 Producer, guitar, co-writer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryan, Larry (10 December 2010). "Caught in the Net: Still living in perfect harmony". The Independent. Retrieved 3 January 2011.