Born in Toronto, Jason Hook started his music career at the age of 6 in nearby Oakville, Ontario with private guitar lessons. His early experience in formal music training also included drums, piano and violin. Having toured for many years with the likes of Bullet Boys, Hilary Duff, Vince Neil Band and Alice Cooper, Jason officially joined the 5FDP line-up in 2009 and first appeared on War Is The Answer. During his time with the band he also directed Hired Gun: The Documentary - sharing the stories of various session musicians. In October 2020, 5FDP officially confirmed that Jason Hook had departed the band. In a since deleted Instagram live video, Hook has confirmed he is still making music and has several projects that he is currently working on.