Stuverud performing live with RNDM, BottleRock Napa, CA 2013
|Born||September 26, 1969|
|Origin||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Occupation(s)||Drummer, composer, arranger, songwriter|
|Instruments||Drums, percussion, piano, guitar, vocals|
|Associated acts||The Fastbacks, War Babies, Three Fish, RNDM|
Richard Allen Stuverud, Jr. is an American drummer from Seattle, Washington, United States. Known for playing in several bands in the Seattle scene, his first was the punk rock band The Fastbacks. Through the mid-90s, Stuverud played in the bands Three Fish and Tres Mts., both side projects of Pearl Jam bassist, Jeff Ament. Three Fish released the albums Three Fish (1996) and The Quiet Table (1999), through Epic Records. The album Tres Mts. (Three Mountains), with Doug Pinnick of King's X and guest guitarist Mike McCready, was released in 2011. Pearl Jam's 2011 box set, Vitalogy, includes the previously-unreleased demo version of "Nothingman" with Stuverud on drums.
In 2012, he worked again with Jeff Ament, this time with NYC singer-songwriter, Joseph Arthur, to form the band, RNDM. They released their debut album, Acts (2012) and followed up with Ghost Riding (2016). Stuverud has collaborated with Ament on his solo albums, including Tone (2008) and While my Heart Beats (2012). Stuverud is also on drums for Ament's third solo album, Heaven/Hell(2018).
A member of the Seattle band War Babies, he also played in Suicide Squad, the side project of the Brad Sinsel of TKO and for a short time in the power metal band, Fifth Angel, appearing in the 1989 video for the song, "Time Will Tell." He played in several other bands in Seattle, including the cover band, Luv. Co (with Mother Love Bone and War Babies members), and Blind Horse, which featured Bruce Fairweather, ex-guitarist of Mother Love Bone and bass player in Love Battery. He later joined the Portland band, Pilot, and released the album, Stranger's Waltz, in 1998.
Since leaving Seattle, Stuverud has recorded and toured internationally with South-African artist, Robbi Robb in Tribe After Tribe, Nash Kato of Urge Overkill, U.K. artists, Paul Newsome and Proud Mary, and the NYC band, White Light Motorcade. His versatility on drums landed him national tours with Chicago Blues man, Barkin' Bill Smith as well as Nashville's Gary Allan. Stuverud also continued to collaborate with Robbi Robb, contributing to the Tribe After Tribe albums, M.O.A.B. (2007) and Pearls Before Swine (1997) as well as Robb's 3rd Ear Experience albums, Stoned Gold (2017) and Stones of a Feather (2016).
He lives in Oakland, California where he has been writing, arranging and producing songs. The 7" vinyl, "Not Afraid/Put your Guns Down" written by Stuverud in response to the Paris attacks and against gun violence  was produced by Ament and released by Monkey Wrench Records in 2017. He is currently collaborating with lyricist, Derek McCulloch on an LP titled, "Hummingbirds" to be released in 2019.
- Richard Stuverud, Not Afraid/Put your Guns Down, Monkey Wrench Records, 2017
- RNDM, Modern Times, Monkey Wrench Records, 2012
- Jeff Ament, Heaven/Hell, Monkey Wrench Records, 2018
- 3rd Ear Experience, Stoned Gold, 2017
- RNDM, Ghost Riding, Monkey Wrench Records, 2016
- 3rd Ear Experience, Stones of a Feather, 2016
- RNDM, Acts, Monkey Wrench Records, 2012
- Jeff Ament, While My Heart Still Beats, Monkey Wrench Records 2012
- Tres Mts, Tres Mts, Monkey Wrench Records, 2011
- The Richards, Dark Stuff Blues, Joshua Tree Records 2010
- Proud Mary, Dust and Diamonds, i-tunes release 2009
- Jeff Ament, Tone, Ten Club Records, 2009
- Tribe after Tribe, m.o.a.b., Rodeostar Records 2008
- Paul Newsome, Electric & Palms, i-tunes release, 2008
- White Light Motorcade, Take Me to your Party, FabTone Records, 2004
- The Trouble with Sweeney, I Know you Destroy, BT Records, 2003
- Nash Kato, Debutante, Loose Groove Records, 2000
- Three Fish, Quite Table, Epic Records, 1999
- The Returnables, The Returnables, indie release, 1999
- Tribe after Tribe, Pearls before Swine, Intercord Records, 1997
- Three Fish, Three Fish, Epic Records, 1997
- Pilot, Stranger's Waltz, Mercury Records, 1997
- Pilot, When the Day has Broken, TK Records, 1996
- Lazy Susan, Sink, Warner Chapel Music, 1995
- War Babies, War Babies, Columbia Records, 1992
- Suicide Squad, Suicide Squad, Music for Nations, 1987
- The Fastbacks, ...and his Orchestra, PopLlama Records, 1987
- The Bombardiers, Fight Back, Green Monkey Records, 1985
- The Bombardiers, Search and Enjoy, Option to Burn, 1984
- The Fastbacks, Everyday is Saturday, No Threes, 1985
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