Aaron Nordstrom is popularly known as the heavy metal singer who rose to fame alongside his bandmates who are collectively known as “Gemini Syndrome”. Before joining the band, he was more comfortable being an instrumentalist but when he got the offer to become the lead vocalist of the group, he accepted it and has never regretted the decision.
To date, he has had the opportunity to perform alongside other highly celebrated heavy metal acts such as; Sevendust, Five Finger Death Punch, and others. One thing that is noticeable about him is his physical branding and appearance which may scare some folks. However, he has revealed in a few interviews that he looks the way he does because of his career demands and claims to be a loveable personality off stage. For more interesting facts about him, do read on.
Aaron Nordstorm’s Bio (Age)
Aaron Nordstrom was born in Chicago, Illinois, on the 23rd of April 1982. Though the names of his parents aren’t known, it is, however, an open secret that his mother was a jazz and gospel singer whose musicality rubbed off on him at a very tender age. According to Aaron, he started harmonizing songs he heard on the radio as early as age two. Soon enough, his mum allowed her vocal coach to train him and also enrolled him for piano lessons by the time he was three years of age.
He then began singing in the choir and would play the piano in school. The next musical instrument he trained with is the guitar when he was in his early teens. This was also around the time he discovered rock music and began listening heavily to the works of bands such as Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots, Soundgarden, and the whole grunge scene. For Aaron Nordstrom, he had found his go-to music genre and as such decided to quit playing the jazz piano because he claimed it was a hard instrument to keep up with.
When he was 13 years old, he picked up the drums and also began listening to heavier music including; death metal, black metal, and Pantera.
Aaron Nordstrom and The Gemini Syndrome
Aaron Nordstrom always saw himself as more of an instrumentalist, one who wasn’t a frontman material. However, when he turned 21, he met a student who was training at the Musician Institute (MI) in Los Angeles and was looking for a bassist and lead vocalist to join his band. He then thought of the possibilities and excitement a change would bring in general. Though he was nervous, Nordstrom accepted and began rehearsing and playing with the new band.
Officially as a group, “Gemini Syndrome” was launched in 2010 and a debut album titled “Lux”, was released in September 2013. The group is currently made up of members including; Brian Steele Medina on the Drum Kits, Alessandro Paveri on the Bass guitar, Richard Lawrence Juzwick on the Guitars and Aaron Nordstrom as the lead vocalist. On the 19th of August 2016, the group’s sophomore album, “Memento Mori” was released while a new member, Meegs Rascón, joined the group on September 13, 2017.
Aaron Nordstrom’s Height
Aaron Nordstrom has never been shy of his height. Though he stands at an average of 5 feet 1 inch (154.94 cm), he is a confident man. In terms of his weight which has fluctuated over the years, he still manages to maintain a healthy frame even as the years go by. His eye color is Hazel, his hair color is white, and shoe size is 8(US)
Other Facts About The Musician
1. Zodiac Sign/ Birthstone
Aaron Nordstrom who was born on the 23rd of April has the Taurus Zodiac sign. His birth flower is Sweet Pea/Daisy while his birthstone is Diamond. His birth also falls in the “Year of the Dog” category.
2. Skin Condition
Most celebrities are often assumed to have the best lives with little or no worry or personal challenges, however, with the advance in communication platforms like social media, people get to understand that celebrities are as human as the next person on the street. With Aaron Nordstrom, he has been self-conscious about his skin because he was born as an albino, a skin condition which also made his hair white. As a kid, he was always self-conscious because having white hair made people stare at him in ways that made him uncomfortable.
3. Estimated Net Worth
Aaron Nordstrom has been around for a very long time and music has been his major source of income. Though his exact net worth isn’t known, it is however estimated to be between $1 Million – $10 Million.
4. Musical Influences/ Vocal Stylization
Though he listened to a good number of artists and bands growing up, he has particularly cited Maynard James Keenan as the one artist whose vocal stylization influenced his own.
5. Before The Fame
Most people don’t know that Aaron Nordstrom had to take on a few odd jobs just to get by before music began paying off. In the space of four years, Aaron worked as a martial arts instructor, a kids mentor, a telemarketer, a stock boy, and in restaurants. He also did a bit of landscaping and maintenance.