Jay Northrop - Signature Artist
"Scorpion Percussion - Put that sting on your swing. Best sticks available."
Having studied under the tutelage of Alice Cooper's Glen Sobel, Jay Northrop has vast live experience across the U.S. supporting Lynch Mob, Kamelot, Epica, Moonspell, Dragonforce, Between The Buried and Me, Amorphis, The X's, Strapping Young Lad, Joey Belladona of Anthrax, Slunt, Enuff Z' Nuff, Living Colour, Kofi Baker, Flotsam and Jetsam, and Angel Vivaldi among countless others.
With a wide palette of influences across the musical spectrum, Jay has two decades worth of experience playing blues, jazz, pop, alternative, rock, world, progressive music and all forms of traditional and extreme metal through his past live and studio projects all over the U.S. across his 2 decades of active playing. These projects include The Storm Front, Mandragora, Metadox, Tyrant, Kross, Old Boreas, The Autumn, Margene Without Borders, Very Heavy Rainbow , Circadian Rhythm, Chalice, Hounds of Justice, Sinaro, Khasm, Wild America, and Murray The Wheel as a live/session player and full time member. Jay has extensive recorded projects under his belt, having worked with the likes of Mike Viscera (Loudness, Obsession, Animetal) and Nick Bellmore (Dee Snider, Jasta, Toxic Holocaust, Kingdom of Sorrow, Kings and Liars).