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|Birth name||Perry Richardson|
|Born||July 7, 1963|
|Origin||Conway, SC, U.S.|
|Genres||Rock, hard rock, country, Christian metal|
|Occupation(s)||Bass Guitarist, musician, songwriter, singer|
|Instruments||Bass Guitar, vocals|
|Associated acts||Stryper, FireHouse, Maxx Warrior, Craig Morgan, Trace Adkins|
Perry Richardson graduated Conway High School in Conway, South Carolina and went on to graduate from the University of South Carolina/Coastal Carolina in 1980 with Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.
Richardson met C. J. Snare in North Carolina and started a band called Maxx Warrior. Eventually they met with Bill Leverty and Michael Foster (who were playing with a band called White Heat). The four got together in Charlotte and started FireHouse in 1989.
FireHouse enjoyed success in the U.S. and Asia, selling over 7 million albums worldwide. They won an American Music Award in 1991 for "Favorite New Artist Heavy Metal/Hard Rock." After leaving FireHouse in 2000, Richardson played bass for Country Music star Craig Morgan and later Trace Adkins.
In 1995, Richardson was inducted into The South Carolina Entertainment Hall of Fame.
With Maxx Warrior
- Maxx Warrior (1986)
- FireHouse (1990)
- Hold Your Fire (1992)
- 3 (1995)
- Good Acoustics (1996)
- Super Hits (1996)
- Category 5 (1998)
- Bring 'Em Out Live (2000)
- God Damn Evil (2018)