Jason Hartless has performed with legendary artists such as Ted Nugent, Joe Lynn Turner & Mitch Ryder. Jason started drumming at the age of 6 months old. He created a buzz in the music industry when at age 8 years old he recorded his first album with rock legends Corky Laing (Mountain), Richie Scarlet (Ace Frehley) and Jim McCarty (Cactus, The Rockets, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels). Since he started touring at 12 years old, he has toured as the support act with Motley Crue, God Smack, Ted Nugent, Theory of a Deadman, Drowning Pool, Rev Theory, Mountain and Warrior Soul just to name a few. Since a young age be been able to have been mentored by drummers such as Corky Laing (Mountain), Tommy Clufetos (Black Sabbath, Rob Zombie), Eric Singer (Kiss, Alice Cooper), Todd Sucherman (Styx), Anton Fig (Renown Session Drummer) and many more. Jason has established himself as a first call session musician in the recording scene in Detroit and has played on countless albums & singles, as well as jingles that have been featured in commercials for Chevy, Art Van Furniture and many more. Jason is currently a student at the renown Berklee College of Music working towards a masters degree in Music Business. Some of Jason’s influences include: Corky Laing, Todd Sucherman, Buddy Rich, Jeff Porcaro, Keith Moon, Zak Starkey, Bernie Dresel, Eric Singer, Stewart Copeland, Mick Tucker, Anton Fig, Steve Smith, and Vinnie Colaiuta.
“I have been playing Remo my entire life because they always deliver the durability and tone I love out of my drums! For every session and gig, Remo will always be found on my drums.” -Jason Hartless