Dave Fortman (born July 11, 1967) is the guitarist for the band Ugly Kid Joe. He currently is an American music producer. He has worked with bands such as Superjoint Ritual, Atomship, Eyehategod, Mudvayne, Otep, Slipknot (on their fourth studio album, titled All Hope Is Gone), and Simple Plan, as well as on both of Evanescence's multi-platinum selling albums, The Open Door and Fallen. Fortman also co-owns a recording studio called Balance Productions which is located in Louisiana. He has a son named Devun Fortman. In the May 2009 edition of his monthly column Food Coma column, Anthrax's Scott Ian announced that Dave Fortman was mixing the band's much anticipated 10th studio album entitled Worship Music.
He most recently worked with Godsmack on their fifth studio album The Oracle which was released May 4, 2010. He worked with Godsmack on their new album 1000hp in July 2014.