|Dave Williams Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||February 29, 1972|
Dave Williams was an American vocalist who is best known as the original lead singer for the nu-metal band Drowning Pool.
David Wayne Williams
He was born on February 29, 1972.
On August 14, 2002, Dave Williams passed away from heart failure caused by hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease) at the age of 30 in Manassas, Virginia, United States. The disease went undiagnosed until his death.
White Plains, Westchester County, New York, United States
- Father – Charles Edward
- Mother – Jo-Ann Williams
Alternative Metal, Nu Metal
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
73 kg or 161 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Dave Williams was of English descent.
- Pierced ears
- Tattooed arm
Dave Williams Facts
- He was raised in Princeton, Texas.
- Dave Williams became a part of Drowning Pool in the year 1999.
- He was nicknamed “Stage” by Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell because of his known stage personality.
- With Drowning Pool, Dave Williams released the band’s debut studio album, Sinner, on June 5, 2001, via Wind-up Records and the album comprised of songs such as You Made Me, I Am, Sermon, Told You So, Follow, Less Than Zero, Soul, and Heroes Sleeping. Also, the album was ranked at number #14 on the US Billboard 200 chart, at number #18 on the New Zealand Album Charts, and at number #70 on the UK Album Charts.
- A DVD titled Sinema has been released and it chronicles the life of Dave Williams. The sales from the DVD were used to gift his parents a house, a lifelong dream of Williams which was achieved posthumously.
- He used to wear a T-shirt that read “Worship Satan and Smoke Crack”.
- Dave Williams was found dead on Drowning Pool tour bus and no traces of drugs in his system at the time of death were reported.
- His funeral took place on August 18, 2002, in Plano, Texas.
- He was ranked at number #82 in the “Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time” list curated by Hit Parader.
- Drowning Pool released a ballad titled “In Memory Of…” on August 14, 2012, the 10th anniversary of Dave Williams’ death.