Ricky Olson is an American musician, author, and YouTube personality primarily known for his role as the guitarist for the band Motionless in White. Widely recognized for his unique blend of creativity across multiple platforms, Olson continues to make waves in both the music and digital arenas.
Olson initially gained traction in the entertainment world as the guitarist of Motionless in White, contributing to several of the band’s chart-topping albums such as “Infamous” (2012) and “Graveyard Shift” (2017). Additionally, Olson expanded his reach by venturing into YouTube, amassing a large following under his alias “Ricky Horror.” His channel features a mix of vlogs, music, and collaborative efforts with other personalities, collectively garnering millions of views.
Throughout his multifaceted career, Olson has collaborated with an array of artists and creators. Some of the notable individuals he has worked with include Chris Motionless, Ryan Sitkowski, Vinny Mauro, Josh Balz, and Devin “Ghost” Sola from his own band. Beyond the band circle, Olson has collaborated with YouTube stars like Eugenia Cooney, CrankThatFrank, and Jessie Paege. In the literary world, he’s also connected with publishers and authors like Cristina Scabbia of Lacuna Coil, lending his unique perspective to their works.
When it comes to recognition, Olson’s varied contributions haven’t gone unnoticed. His work with Motionless in White has resulted in several charting positions on the Billboard Top 200, and their album “Reincarnate” even peaked at No. 1 on the US Rock Albums chart. He’s also gained critical praise for his autobiographical book “Petrified Flowers,” which has been well-received by readers and critics alike.