Independent - United States
OverviewBy the young age of 14, Jason Hartless had already toured or performed with Motley Crue, God Smack, Theory of a Deadman, Drowning Pool, Rev Theory,3 Days Grace, Seether, Mountain, Warrior Soul and Cavo just to name a few. Worked in some of the finest recording studios in North America while drumming on the same projects as drumming greats, Anton Fig (David Letterman) & Carmine Appice (Rod Stewart).
Jason is taking on the entertainment world with confidence and thousands of fans and industry professionals across the United States witnessed it in 2009 when he toured most of the summer with some of the biggest names in rock n roll, while on Motley Crue’s Crue Fest II Tour.
While working as a session and touring drummer for "the Rockin Fisherman" Brian Schram, Jason’s drumming can be heard on the opening theme song on ESPN's "John Gillespie's Great outdoors" and the Versus Television's "TheNext Bite." These studio recordings were done while he was 12 years old.
Jason holds 3 North American Championship titles for his performance on the drum set while competing in the American Guild of Music’s competition. Jason has never placed lower than First while competing, with most times going up against drummers much older than him.
April 21st 2011 was the release date for Jason‘s instructional DVD titled "Learn To Rock Drums with Jason Hartless & Friends." The DVD is distributed through DrumFun/Hal Leonard. Jason has taken an active role in production of the film, including editing and co-directing.
Jason started drumming at the tender age of 6 months. He created a buzz in the music industry when at age 8 years old he recorded his first album with rock legends Corky Laing of Mountain, Ritchie Scarlet of Ace Frehley and Jim McCarty of Cactus & The Rockets fame.
"The rest is history that continues to be written..."
Equipment ConfigurationMasters MCX:
Diamond Glitter (409)
24x16- bass drum
12x10- rack tom
16x16- floor tom
14x5- Chad Smith Sig. snare
14x6.5 Eric Singer Sig. snare