Jason Richardson (musician)

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Jason Richardson
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Richardson performing with Chelsea Grin in 2013
Background information
Born (1991-07-30) July 30, 1991 (age 27)
Manassas, Virginia, United States
GenresDeathcore, metalcore, progressive metal, djent
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsGuitar, Bass, Drums, Piano
Associated actsAll Shall Perish, Born of Osiris, Chelsea Grin, All That Remains, Luke Holland, Polyphia, Suffokate, Veil of Maya

Jason Richardson (born July 30, 1991) is an American guitarist. He is best known as the former guitarist of All Shall Perish, Born of Osiris, and Chelsea Grin. His playing style is known to be extremely fast and technical. He currently works as both a solo artist and as an official member of All That Remains. He is also a sponsored artist of Ernie Ball Music Man.[1]

On February 5, 2009, age 17-18 Richardson replaces Chris Storey All Shall Perish. In early 2010 Richardson left All Shall Perish and was asked to join Born of Osiris and he did.

In late 2011, Richardson was kicked out of Born of Osiris then early 2012, he immediately joined Chelsea Grin and was chosen due to lot of experiences of playing guitar for years.

On September 21, 2015, Richardson leaves Chelsea Grin as his decision and forms his own solo band.

In 2016, Richardson released his debut solo album entitled I.[2] produced by Taylor Larson. The album featured ex- The Word Alive drummer Luke Holland as a member. Along with Holland, the album had many guest appearances from the likes of Periphery's Mark Holcomb & Spencer Sotelo, Vocalist Lukas Magyar of Veil of Maya, and Jeff Loomis.[2]

In 2017, he embarked on his first tour as a solo act with instrumental, progressive metal band Polyphia and math rock band Covet.[3]

On November 9, 2018 it has been reported that Richardson will replace and audition the deceased Oli Herbert as live member for All That Remains Europe tour scheduled with Sevendust in December.[4] As of February 5, 2019, he is a full-time member of the group.

Discography[edit]

Born of Osiris (2009–2012)

Chelsea Grin (2012–2015)

Jason Richardson

  • Thought - Single (2013)
  • I (2016)
  • Tendinitis - Single (2018)

Featured Artist

  • Suffokate - "Vanishing" (feat. Jason Richardson) (2011)
  • Polyphia - "Aviator" (feat. Jason Richardson) (2015)
  • Purge of Lilith - "Warrior" (feat. Jason Richardson) (2015)
  • Veil of Maya - "Teleute" (feat. Jason Richardson) (2015)
  • Polyphia - "Nasty" (feat. Jason Richardson) (2018)

As live member

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Artists". Ernie Ball Music Man. Retrieved 2017-03-24.
  2. ^ a b "I by Jason Richardson on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-03-24.
  3. ^ "Polyphia, Jason Richardson & Covet Tour Announced". Theprp.com. November 30, 2016. Retrieved 2017-03-24.
  4. ^ "ALL THAT REMAINS Recruits Guitarist JASON RICHARDSON, Plans To Honor OLI HERBERT On Upcoming Tour". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. 2018-11-09. Retrieved 2018-11-12.