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Bryce Dane Soderberg (born April 10, 1980) is a Canadian-American musician and songwriter, best known as the bassist and vocalist for American rock band Lifehouse.

Bryce Soderberg
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Soderberg performing with Lifehouse in Norfolk, Nebraska in 2013
Background information
Birth nameBryce Dane Soderberg
Born (1980-04-10) April 10, 1980 (age 39)
OriginVictoria, British Columbia, Canada
GenresAlternative rock
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsBass guitar, vocals
Years active2004–present
LabelsDreamworks, Geffen Interscope
Associated actsLifehouse
AM Radio

Early lifeEdit

Bryce Soderberg was born in Victoria, British Columbia, and raised just outside Victoria in the Municipality of Sooke. He started playing bass at a young age and developed his musicianship mostly in his basement. He graduated from St. Michaels University School then after attending two years of College in Quebec, Canada, he moved to Los Angeles, California when he was 19 to pursue a professional career in music. In 2002, he joined Elektra recording artists AM Radio, under the management of Rivers Cuomo. After Elektra Records folded, AM Radio disbanded. During this time, as a vocalist/songwriter he performed with The Celebrities, and Tomorrow And Everyday After. In August 2004, Soderberg joined Lifehouse after a recommendation from former member Sean Woolstenhulme.

LifehouseEdit

After joining Lifehouse, Soderberg and his bandmates toured and released the self-titled Lifehouse, the band's third album. Their single "You and Me" was #1 on American adult contemporary (AC) and Hot AC formats. Between touring, Lifehouse released their fourth album, Who We Are, on June 19, 2007, and their fifth album, Smoke And Mirrors in March, 2010. Soderberg sings lead and co-wrote the track "Wrecking Ball" on Smoke and Mirrors.

Soderberg plays Rickenbacker and Fender basses through Ampeg SVT Classic Heads and 8x10 cabs.

He also performs as the lead vocals for the song "Bridges" on some live performances.[1][2][3] On Smoke & Mirror, he performs the lead vocals on the song "Wrecking Ball" and shares lead vocals duties on the song "Here Tomorrow, Gone Today".

KOMOXEdit

Along with members Pelle Hillström and Kris Persson, Soderberg has an alternative side project based in Los Angeles called KOMOX. They launched a Pledgemusic campaign in September 2014 and released Dreaming Awake, Vol 1. during the week of January 3, 2016.[4] A reworked version of Soderberg's song Stardust, co-written with Hillström for the KOMOX project, appears on Lifehouse's 2015 album Out of the Wasteland.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bridges at Manila, Philippines". Youtube.com. 2008-07-26. Retrieved 2011-08-17.
  2. ^ "Lifehouse gig a big hit". Showbizandstyle.inquirer.net. Archived from the original on 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2011-08-17.
  3. ^ "Bridges at Dallas, Texas". Youtube.com. Retrieved 2011-08-17.
  4. ^ "Komox: Dreaming Awake, Vol. 1". CD Baby. Retrieved 2016-01-06.