Three live photos of Jared Klein playing drums at various shows.

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About Jared Klein

Jared Klein, best known for his work with internationally acclaimed progressive death metal act Rivers of Nihil (Metal Blade Records), has played drums since he was ten. Jared has been with the band for six years and performed on their two most recent albums, ‘Where Owls Know My Name’ and ‘The Work.’ Jared Klein has also toured with The Black Dahlia Murder, The Contortionist and many more, as well as countless headline tours in North America, Europe, Mexico and Australia.

His father (Scott Klein), brother (Toby Swope), and mother (Michele Thomas), all musicians, inspired a young Jared to pick up his first pair of drumsticks. Jared plays or has also played in Luck Wont Save You, Flub, The Kennedy Veil, The Undying, Underling, and Cyborg Octopus. His work has been recognized by the likes of Mark Schulman, the drummer for P!NK — among many other peers and supportive friends and fans — who described Jared’’s drumming as “inspirational.”

Jared Klein is also available for studio session work for drums and is also available for vocal performances. He primarily focuses on metal genres but can perform and work in any genre. After meeting many great people on his journey and forming unforgettable tours & memories, he feels humbled and appreciative to be able to play music for bands and fans he cares for dearly. Pay close attention: Jared has many new and exciting adventures to reveal very soon.


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