Pandemic Artist Spotlight: Jason Charles Miller

Jason Charles Miller is an accomplished and multi-faceted performer, with more than two decades of professional experience as a musician, songwriter, singer, and voice actor.

Originally from Clifton, VA, Jason now lives in Los Angeles, CA where he owns and runs the successful recording complex, Central Command Studios.

Jason has co-written songs with artists Billy Ray Cyrus, Rickey Medlocke [Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blackfoot], Charlie Starr [Blackberry Smoke], Marilyn Manson, Ben Moody [Evanescence], Driver Williams [Eric Church Band], Chuck Goff [Toby Keith Band], Otherwise, Rev Theory and living legend Paul Anka. Songs he’s written can be heard on HBO’s True Blood and Hung, WWE Smackdown, The Deadliest Catch, The NFL Today, Dateline NBC, and the wildly popular web series Critical Role (main theme), The Guild, Loremasters, Callisto 6, Co-Optitude, Signal Boost, Dick and Johnson, The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy, Deborah Ann Woll’s Relics and Rarities and the official theme song for International Tabletop Day in 2017 and 2018. Jason was the musical mastermind behind the critically acclaimed and Streamy award nominated series Muzzled the Musical, writing every piece of music for the show and co-authoring the lyrics to every song. Jason co-wrote the smash single “Cruisin’ for a Bruisin” for the Disney Channel hit movie soundtrack, Teen Beach Movie. The soundtrack was #1 on the Billboard charts and “Cruisin’ for a Bruisin” was nominated for a Radio Disney Award. Jason also penned the all star collaboration “Forever In Our Hearts,” a song to benefit the victims of the 2004 tsunami in South Asia which included Brian McKnight, Mya, Jacoby Shaddix [Papa Roach], Nate Dogg and many more. He’s produced songs for artists as varied as Billy Ray Cyrus, Tina Guo, James LaBrie of Dream Theater, Felicia Day, Godhead, Psyclon 9, and Bret Michaels.

As a solo artist, Jason has opened for country and rock greats Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Eric Church, .38 Special, Night Ranger, Gary Allan, Justin Moore, Big Kenny of Big and Rich, and Jerrod Niemann.
Miller is also widely recognized as the frontman and founder of the rock band Godhead, the only band ever signed to Marilyn Manson’s Posthuman Records. The band has sold more than 250,000 albums, and toured the world with the likes of Manson, Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, GWAR, Slipknot, Rammstein, Linkin Park and Korn frontman Jonathan Davis.
Jason has received three Gold Record Awards for sales. One for the Godhead song “Penetrate” on the Queen of the Damned movie soundtrack, one for the song “The End Has Come” which he wrote and performed with Evanescence founder Ben Moody for the movie The Punisher, and one for “Cruisin’ for a Bruisin” for the Disney Channel’s Teen Beach Movie soundtrack. Jason also recently sang two songs on the critically acclaimed soundtrack for the video game Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, and has even sung backup for Robert Smith of The Cure on the Reeves Gabrels/Robert Smith song, “Yesterday’s Gone.”

Jason is the on-camera host of the Webby nominated “Starter Kit,” a show on Geek & Sundry that teaches celebrities how to play tabletop role playing games. Starter Kit is presented by Legendary Digital Networks, a division of Legendary Pictures.

As a voice actor, Jason has appeared in over 100 animated productions and video games. Some career highlights include Days Gone, Kingdom Hearts 3, Attack on Titan (Gelgar), Neverwinter: Underdark (Drizzt Do’Urden), Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans (Aston), The Legend of Korra (The Sherriff), Hearthstone (Loot Hoarder Gnome), Star Trek Online (Kal Dano, General K’men), World of Warcraft (High Commander Goodchilde, Thaedris Feathersong, Prince Valanar, Commander Stoutbeard), Avatar: The Last Airbender, Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn (Raubahn Aldynn), Batman: The Brave and the Bold (Dollman and Black Condor), Firefall (Captain Wallach, Sergeant Lewis), Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit (Shinji), The Wonder Woman Animated Movie (Thraxx), Code Geass (Urabe), Super Street Fighter 4, Street Fighter X Tekken, Ultra Street Fighter 4 (Guy), Resident Evil 5 (Robert Kendo), Dragon’s Dogma (Ser Wesley, Ser Jakys), Star Craft 2, Diablo III (Radek the Fence), Guild Wars 2 (Ben Tenstrikes, Big Nose Ted, Stefan Barush, Seneschal Elam) and has even narrated a film for NASA, “Bennu’s Journey” which appears in museums and planetariums around the country. You can see Jason on screen as Strike Leader Jackson in the SyFy original movie, Battle Planet, as the dastardly villain Kowboy Killa in Chatroom of Solitude on Stan Lee’s World of Heroes network, playing himself in season 5 of The Guild, and squabbling with Lewis Black and Andy Dick in various productions on Comedy Central.

Jason has been featured in magazines such as Rolling Stone, Billboard, Guitar World, Inside Kung Fu and many more. He’s also appeared on MTV, MTV2, Fuse and VH1. Touted by many critics as one of rock and country’s best and most consistent live singers, Jason continues to wow live audiences all over the world.

Notable quotes:
“Jason Charles Miller is a cutting edge rock/country/blues artist of these times! Great vocalist/musician/writer. In other words, “don’t come a knockin’ if you’re not prepared for country rockin!” – Rickey Medlocke (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

“JCM is an amazing singer with a huge voice. His control is astounding. From my own personal experience, the only singer I have ever recorded that is anywhere near his equal would be everyone’s favorite rock icon, David Bowie” – Reeves Gabrels (The Cure, David Bowie Band)
“Jason takes the live show and then turns the crank up a notch or two. It’s something to see!” –
Tonya Campos (105.1 Go Country, Los Angeles)