Perry Richardson (born on July 7, 1963 in Conway, South Carolina) is the former bassist of rock band FireHouse until 1999.Richardson met C. J. Snare in North Carolina and started a band called Max Warrior. Eventually they met with Bill Leverty and Michael Foster (who were playing with a band called White Heat). The four got together in Charlotte and started FireHouse in 1988.FireHouse enjoyed success in the U.S. and Japan and won an American Music Award in 1991. Richardson quit the band in 2000. He is currently playing with Country Music star Trace Adkins.He attended Conway High School in Conway, South Carolina.