December 14, 1987 (36)
Alex Gaskarth is a British-American musician, best known as the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and primary songwriter for the American rock band All Time Low. Formed in 2003, All Time Low began as a cover band, eventually evolving with Gaskarth’s leadership into a prominent name in the pop-punk scene. Gaskarth’s early musical endeavors included playing in a cover band named Crew Fighters before forming All Time Low with Jack Barakat, Zack Merrick, and Rian Dawson. The band gained significant recognition with their Platinum-certified single “Dear Maria, Count Me In” and has released several successful albums, including “So Wrong, It’s Right,” “Nothing Personal,” and “Future Hearts.”
Gaskarth’s role in All Time Low has been pivotal, contributing to the band’s distinct sound and widespread appeal. He has been instrumental in the band’s evolution, from their early days performing covers to their emergence as a leading force in pop-punk music. Gaskarth’s songwriting and vocal abilities have been central to the band’s success, with albums like “Dirty Work” and “Last Young Renegade” showcasing his growth as a musician. His collaborations with other artists and bands, such as 5 Seconds of Summer and Simple Plan, further highlight his versatility and influence in the music industry.
In addition to his work with All Time Low, Gaskarth has engaged in various collaborative projects, enhancing his reputation as a versatile artist. He formed the pop rock duo Simple Creatures with Mark Hoppus of Blink-182, releasing EPs “Strange Love” and “Everything Opposite.”
Gaskarth’s career achievements include numerous awards and recognitions, reflecting his impact on the music industry. With All Time Low, he has garnered accolades for their albums and singles, solidifying the band’s status in the pop-punk genre.