Dana Strum live with Slaughter on June 21, 2008 in West Fargo, North Dakota
|Birth name||Dana Strumwasser|
|Born||December 13, 1958|
|Origin||Washington, DC, U.S.|
Dana Strum (born Dana Strumwasser on December 13, 1958 in Washington, DC) is the bassist of glam metal band Slaughter. Before that, he was in Vinnie Vincent Invasion together with future Slaughter bandmate, Mark Slaughter. He was raised in Southern California's San Fernando Valley and began his performing career in the band Badaxe, with whom he released a single in 1977, and playing regularly at the infamous Starwood along with Quiet Riot, Mötley Crüe, and others.
Prior to achieving mainstream success with Slaughter, Strum recorded albums with Rod Falconer and Danny Spanos, and served as a talent scout of sorts for the Los Angeles metal scene. A longtime friend of Black Sabbath vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, he introduced Osbourne to guitarist Randy Rhoads and was later credited with placing Jake E. Lee in Osbourne's band. He is also recognized as having placed Mark St. John in Kiss. Dana Strum produced Kik Tracee's 1991 'No Rules' under BMG Music. Dana Strum has lately been playing with Vince Neil and has recorded a new studio album with him.
With Rod Falconer
- Rules of Attraction (1984)
With Danny Spanos
- Looks Like Trouble (1985)
With Vinnie Vincent Invasion
- all albums to date
With Vince Neil
- Tattoos & Tequila (2010)
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- "Vince Neil To Cover Sex Pistols On Upcoming Solo Album?". Blabbermouth.net. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
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