Smith joined the music scene in 2003 upon moving to NYC to pursue
a Master’s degree in Social Work at Columbia University. Since
then, she has been the vocalist for multiple projects, including
FORSAKKEN from 2004 - 2005 and again in 2009 - 2011.
pursuit of her passion for music, she has worked with PJ Berlinghof,
vocalist for TWILIGHT ODYSSEY, to further hone her vocal skills. In her most recent project, she wrote, recorded, and
performed in the band EARTHBOUND.
this time, she remained in touch with FORSAKKEN's Guitarist/Founder/Mastermaind
Billy Garcia, and is back for a third stint with FORSAKKEN. Jackie
Smith's Hellacious blend
of Thrash and Extreme Metal Vocals is the aggressive steel assault
of FORSAKKEN's New
Wave of Traditional Metal(NWOTM)