Who are the original members of Paramore?

Paramore members

Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee.

Paramore members

Formed in 2004, the band currently includes vocalist Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York and drummer Zac Farro.

The band released their debut album All We Know Is Falling in 2005, and their second album Riot!

  • Hayley Williams : Piano
  • Josh Farro : Lead guitar
  • Taylor York : Guitar
  • Zac Farro : Drum Kit
  • Jeremy Davis : Bass guitar
  • Aaron Gillespie : Drum Kit
  • Hunter Lamb : Guitar
  • Jason Bynum : Guitar
  • John Hembree : Bass guitar
  • Josh Freese : Drum Kit
  • Jon Howard : Keyboard instrument


Hayley Williams

Hayley Nichole Williams (born December 27, 1988 in Meridian) is an American singer and songwriter. Singer of the rock group Paramore, she has a soprano range.

Jeremy Davis

Jeremy Clayton Davis was born on February 8, 1985 in North Little Rock, Arkansas.

John Hembree

John Hembree is a former bassist player of Paramore. He had joined the band shortly after Jeremy Davis had left because of his personal reasons. He had done some work with the other members of Paramore for the first album, All We Know is Falling.

Josh Farro

Joshua Neil Farro, known as Josh Farro, is an American guitarist and singer born September 29, 1987 in Voorhees, New Jersey. He played with his brother, Zac Farro, in the pop/punk music group Paramore, as guitarist and second voice.

Aaron Gillespie

Aaron Roderick Gillespie is an American musician, best known for being the original and current drummer and clean vocalist of metalcore band Underoath, vocalist and rhythm guitarist of alternative rock band The Almost, as well as drummer of The Dangerous Summer.

Josh Freese

Josh Freese is known to be a rock drummer and to have played in several bands. He is currently the drummer of the band DEVO.

Taylor York

Taylor York is an American musician, he mainly plays rhythm guitar and simple electric guitar. He is known to be officially a member of the pop punk band Paramore since 2009.

Hunter Lamb

Hunter William Lamb is a former member of Paramore. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee on August 4th, 1985 (age 36). Hunter Lamb had played the rhythm guitar after Jason Bynum had left. He had left to get married during 2007, as Taylor York soon had taken his place.

Jon Howard

Jonathan Michael Howard is an American musician, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur. He was lead guitarist for the rock band Dizmas from 2003 to 2009, leaving after a hiatus and becoming guitarist for the band Stellar Kart.

Zac Farro

Zachary Wayne Farro was born on June 4, 1990, in New Jersey, in Voorhees like his brother. He played as a drummer in the American rock/punk band, Paramore, along with his brother Josh Farro, who was the lead guitarist.

Jason Bynum

He was a founding member of Paramore. Jason is an actor in both TV shows and movies, such as Nashville (the television series) in 2012. Jason is known for his acting work on The Fourth Dimension (2012), The Least of These: A Christmas Story (2018), and Why We Breathe (2019).


Paramore announce This Is Why, their first album in 5 years