Rod Jackson

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Rod Jackson
Birth name Rod Jackson
Origin Charlottesville, Virginia United States
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals
Labels Big Swede Studios, Explosive Records

Rod Jackson is an American rock musician. He was the lead singer for the second incarnation of the band Slash's Snakepit, led by then ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash.[1]

Jackson got his start as the front man for the Charlottesville, Virginia, band Suggestion, with Andrew K. Perkowski, Howard Lenn, David Lenn, and Dana Powell, and with Richmond, Virginia-based band Rag Doll.[2] He is now in 3 of a Different Kind,[3] a rock band signed to the Big Swede Studios record label. They released an album in 2006 titled There's a Rhythm to These Streets. He is also the singer for the band RazorBall,[4] whose eponymous debut album was released in 2007. It features 12 tracks and has received good reviews. He is currently[when?] working on a rock album with Stefan "Big Swede" Svensson on drums, Johnny Griparic on bass, and Howie Simon on guitar. Jackson has been[when?] in the studio working with Explosive Records co-writer/producer Pride Hutchison[citation needed] on the Shady-Tree Project. Some of his new[when?] songs are co-produced by Andy Johns.


Album Artist Release Date Label
Ain't Life Grand Slash's Snakepit 2000 Koch Records
Halloween: Resurrection soundtrack
"Tina", by Rod Jackson and Johnny Griparic
Various Artists 2002 Various
There's a Rhythm to These Streets 3 of a Different Kind 2006 Big Swede Studios
RazorBall RazorBall 2007 Mascot Records
Time Machine Big Swede 2007 Big Swede Studios
Better Half Shady-Tree 2013 Explosive Records
Diamond Shady-Tree 2013 Explosive Records


  1. ^ Slash; Bozza, Anthony (2007). Slash. HarperCollins. p. 405. ISBN 978-0-00-725775-1. 
  2. ^ "Band Members". Slash's Snakepit: The Band. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 
  3. ^ "3 Of A Different Kind on MySpace Music". MySpace. Retrieved 2009-09-27. 
  4. ^ "RazorBall on MySpace Music". MySpace. Retrieved 2009-09-27.