Richard Nash was born in Dorking, Surrey in the United Kingdom. He taught himself to play the drums from the age of fourteen. He seemed to have a knack of picking up new instruments and quickly moved on to learning guitar and piano. He is now a multi-instrumentalist.
Richard plays in many different styles and bands, always writing, arranging, and playing. He currently plays for several bands also doing film and TV session work. He used to race mountain bikes at a national level and still gets out on his bike regularly.