New York / Los Angeles / Taipei
Acey Slade has been a member of the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inducted Joan Jett and the Blackhearts as well as the re-united Misfits. As a writer and producer he has worked along side Earl Cohen (Lady Gaga/Jessica Simpson), Tom Camuso (Lenny Kravitz/DJ Logic/Ect).
A New York based musician with homes also in Los Angeles and Taipei, he has also Produced rock, punk, pop and hard rock artist. Acey has also performed guitar and bass clinics world wide-from Moscow Russia to Dallas TX.
NYC NY, August 2016 to Current
2016 legendary punk rock band the Misfits reunited for the first time in 30 years. To round out the line up Acey was brought in along with Dave Lombardo on Drums. The result was records broken for the Riot Fest Festival in both attendance and merch sales.
The Misfits have been an influence on bands such as Metallica, Guns n Roses and Green Day as evident by their covers of Misfits songs.
Earl Cohen Productions
NYC NY, March 2016-Current
Co-Writter/Producer, Bassist and guitarist
Earl Cohen has produced albums for such diverse artists at Lady Gaga, Jessica Simpson and Aretha Franklin. In March of 2016 Acey began working with Earl as his go to 'rock' guy.
'Acey Slade in my opinion is a gifted producer, song-writer, and musician. Acey is one incredible writer that has worked on my team as a Producer, and as a writer has brought so much to all our sessions. He writes such great bad ass songs focused on making that one special song for whoever he works with ONE GIFTED WRITER, artist, and Producer'
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
NYC NY, Sept. 2010 to March 2015
As bassist for Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Acey performed on live TV shows Oprah Winfrey (with Miley Cyrus), Late Night with David Letterman, Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The View.
Australian, European and South American tours (with the Foo Fighters) and countless North American tours.
While Acey was helming the bass the band finally was inducted to the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame.
Los Angeles CA, Feb 199 to Current
Bassist and Guitarist
Over the years Acey has had a intermittent role in the band.
Originally Joining the band as a bassist for the debut album on Sony Acey moved to guitar for the 2nd album which he co-wrote the top 20 single, 'Now or Never'.
Most recently he played bass on the tour to promote 'Blood Money' via eOne records. As a result the album charted top 25 on Billboard.
North American Tours with Kid Rock, Stained, and Slipknot as well as Russian, UK and European tours as a headliner.
Los Angeles CA, May 2002 to August 2010
Murderdolls were a initially a side project to Joey Jordison of the Grammy Award winning band Slipknot signed to Universal Records. As the band gained popularity, winning awards across the UK, Europe, and Australia. Touring the before mentioned as well as Japan and North America. Tours with Papa Roach and Iron Maiden solidified the band as a headline draw as well.
Activities and Other Information
-Acey has released 2 solo albums which garnished critical praise and resulted in international touring. His latest solo album included appearances from Frank Ferrer of Guns and Roses and Christian Martucci of Stone Sour. It was engineered by Tom Camuso (Lenny Kravitz) and mixed by Kato Khandawala (The Pretty Reckless, Papa Roach).
-He produced albums by Trashlight Vision in 2004, His Mighty Robot in 2006, Billy Liar in 2009, and Rachel Lorin in 2015.
-The multi million selling video game Rockband features Acey as the male 'punk' singer and the male 'rock' guitar player.
-His co-writes are registered through ASCAP
-Acey doesn't drink, smoke or use drugs. Speaks a little Japanese, German and Mandarin and in his spare time has been a teachers assistant at the International Center for Photography in NYC
Acey plays Positive Grid amps and amp modeling software. Hagstrom, Sully, Zematis and Marvin guitars and basses with Seymour Duncan pickups, Ernie Ball strings hit with Grover Allmon picks. These lovely guitars are kept safe in Coffin Case cases (Official case for the undead don't you know!). Some of the pedals he uses are Earthquaker Devices, DigiTech, MXR, Dunlop and Dark Glass bass pedals.