Jim Sheppard

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Jim Sheppard
Jim Sheppard, Sanctuary, Barge to Hell 2012.jpg
Jim Sheppard performing with Sanctuary, Barge to Hell 2012
Background information
Birth name Jim Sheppard
Born (1961-05-08) May 8, 1961 (age 56)
Origin Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Genres Progressive metal, power metal, thrash metal
Occupation(s) Bassist
Instruments Bass, Tubax
Years active 1985 - Present
Labels Century Media Records
Associated acts Nevermore, Sanctuary
Website http://www.myspace.com/nevermorefans
Notable instruments
Music Man Basses[1]

Jim Sheppard (born May 8, 1961) is an American musician.

He was the bassist and founding member of the progressive metal band, Nevermore, and its predecessor, Sanctuary.

He mainly uses Musicman Basses and Ampeg SVT amplifiers when performing live.

He and singer Warrel Dane are certified chefs, and formerly owned a restaurant in Seattle.