GROUP SHILOH, CARLY RAE JEPSEN, JESSIE FARRELL
Jason Pierce is one of Canada's most influential and in-demand drummers. The list of artists he's worked with reads like a who's who of the music industry, and includes Dallas Green, Raine Maida, Justin Bieber, Neverending White Lights, Shiloh, Jessie Farrell, Melissa Auf Der Maur (Smashing Pumpkins), Nick Hexum (311), Skye Sweetnam and many others. With a style of playing that combines power and finesse, Jason has played on over 70 Indie and Major Label recordings.
Born on March 9th 1985 and growing up in London Ontario, Jason joined his first band at age ten. A self-taught drummer, he played in local bands throughout high school. At 17, he decided to focus on pop music. He soon after joined Canadian Indie band "The Weekend" as they got ready to record their third record "Beatbox My Heartbeat". Once the record was released The Weekend toured extensively in Asia and Canada including a 80,000 seat stadium tour in Indonesia and a Cross country tour with "Hedley"
Once the tours ended Windsor's Daniel Victor contacted Jason to put together the live touring band behind Neverending White Lights. This lead to extensive tours including Canadian arena tours, Edge Fest, fly out shows and TV appearances. Neverending White lights achieved a #1 Hit Single with "The Grace" landing GOLD status and a Juno award nomination.
Fresh off NWL's arena tour Jason got the call from Toronto's "Hello Operator" which led to an arena tour with pop star "Hillary Duff", playing on their record and 3 months through the states on a club tour.
Around 2005 Jason began to develop an enormously successful career as a studio musician. Today he's among Canada's most in-demand session drummers. Jason has recorded with Producers: GGGarth Richardson (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against The Machine), Dave Ogilvie (Motley Crue, David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails), Jon (the woz) Wozniak (Marcy Playground, Stabilo), Chris Perry (Canadian Idol's, Shawn Desman) plus MANY others.
As of recent, Jason has been playing with a plethora of Major Label and Independent Artists including world wide chart topper Justin Bieber and Universal World Wide Priority Artist "SHILOH" (www.shilohofficial.com)
Shiloh is Canada's #2 best selling artist for 2009. She landed a Platinum single with "Operator (a girl like me)" As well as two other hits with "Goodbye You Suck" and "Alright". She is currently pushing "I Remember": The fourth single off her Debut record, which hit number one on Digital pop charts in fall of 2009. Along with Shiloh, Jason has performed on Much On Demand, The Much Music Video Awards as well as many large summer festivals and headlining theatre tours.
Whether it's recording or touring, Jason brings tremendous drive, enthusiasm and creativity to everything he does.