Jason Sutter is an American musician and drummer based in Los Angeles, California.
A well versed drummer, having studied and performed extensively across multiple genres, Sutter is most widely recognized within the rock genre for his associations with bands such as Marilyn Manson, Cher, Smash Mouth, New York Dolls, Chris Cornell and Foreigner among others.
Originally from Potsdam, New York, Sutter’s interest in playing drums began early as a young child and was supported by his parents. Sutter performed professionally for the first time at age ten and by age thirteen had formed a band with three friends known as Paragon.
After high school graduation Sutter attended the University of North Texas, receiving a bachelor’s degree in music education. In later years he would attend the University of Miami which soon led to his first tour with recording artist Juliana Hatfield. Over the next several years Sutter recorded and played with a range of artists, including Letters to Cleo, Jack Drag, Ben Lee, The Rembrandts, Vertical Horizon, Jason Faulkner, Babyface, Pink, The Campfire Girls, Chantal Kreviazuk, Joe Walsh, Butch Walker, Our Lady Peace, Dean and Robert DeLeo, Nina Gordon and Marilyn Manson, Smash Mouth, New York Dolls, Chris Cornell, and Foreigner.
From 2006 to 2009 Sutter toured and recorded with Chris Cornell.
In 2010 Sutter recorded and toured with the bands Vertical Horizon and Foreigner then, later that same year, joined the New York Dolls for two international tours which would continue the following two years.
In 2012, soon after returning from the New York Dolls worldwide tour, Sutter joined Marilyn Manson, thereby touring globally again the subsequent two years.
In addition to recording and touring Sutter’s performances include feature film and television appearances such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Carson Daly Show, and The Late Show with David Letterman.
In 2020 Jason Sutter toured with Cher.