Aaron Gillespie was born and raised in Clearwater, Florida. At only 14 years old, he received a call from Underoath asking him to play drums for them. Aaron led Underoath for 10 years, including 6 albums, millions of records sold, 2 Grammy nominations and countless world tours. After much consideration he stepped down as the drummer of Underoath in April of 2010. Aaron fronts his rock band The Almost, which he started in 2007, and who just released their newest album, Fear Inside Our Bones this past June. He also fronts a solo band and released a solo album in 2011.
Aaron Gillespie is currently on tour, filling in on drums for Paramore and is now using the Vater 2B in Wood Tip