Jasen Rauch

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Jasen Rauch
Jasen Rauch - Breaking Benjamin - Frequency Festival - 2017-08-16-18-56-01.jpg
Jasen Rauch at the Frequency Festival 2017
Born (1981-04-24) April 24, 1981 (age 37)
Residence Springfield, Tennessee
Nationality American
Occupation Guitarist, songwriter, record producer
Children 2
Musical career
Genres
Instruments Guitar
Associated acts Breaking Benjamin, Red

Jasen Rauch (/ˈr/)[1] (born April 24, 1981)[2] is an American guitarist, songwriter and record producer, best known as the former lead guitarist of alternative rock band Red and current lead guitarist of Breaking Benjamin. Rauch is also well-known as the producer for Korn guitarist Brian Welch's solo project, Love and Death. According to Welch, Rauch "has a great track record for recording, producing, writing, and being in a band", and credits him as an inspiration for his returning to music.[3] Before joining Breaking Benjamin in late 2014, Rauch also co-wrote several songs on their 2009 Dear Agony album, including "I Will Not Bow" and "Lights Out".[4] Rauch is also a writer for Razor & Tie Music Publishing.[1]

Rauch has also worked with acts such as Pillar,[5] Kerrie Roberts,[6] Stars Go Dim,[1] Fireflight,[1] 12 Stones,[1] Spoken,[7] The Wedding,[8] and Disciple.[1] Spoken frontman Matt Baird expressed Rauch as a "vital part in what 'Illusion' is and where Spoken is right now", crediting him as "an amazing producer."[7] Rauch also worked with producer Rob Graves in scoring the film Into the Darkness.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Rauch is married and has two children.[1] He resides in Springfield, Tennessee.[1] Rauch is a Christian.[9][10] His wife delivered their third child stilborn in December 2016.[11]

Discography[edit]

With Breaking Benjamin

With Red

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Rauch, Jasen. "Jasen Rauch". Razor & Tie Direct LLC. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Birthdays: April 24". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  3. ^ Reesman, Bryan (December 22, 2013). "Co-founding Korn Guitarist Discusses His Return to the Band After Eight Years". GRAMMY.com. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  4. ^ Lello, Michael (November 18, 2009). "Exclusive: Ben Burnley interview transcript". The Weekender. Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Confessions: Information". About.com. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Kerrie Roberts   Savior To Me lyrics". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "Spoken Frontman Matt Baird Talks New Album 'Illusion', Working With Jasen Rauch + More". Loudwire. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  8. ^ "The Wedding (ex-Letter Kills) sign to Tooth & Nail". Punk News. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  9. ^ "BMI Christian Awards Honor the Genre's Most Played Songs". BMI. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Jasen Rauch Interview". YouTube. Ryfo Network. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 
  11. ^ Newborn son death

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