Dave Gara

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Dave Gara
Instruments Drums
Years active 2001–present
Associated acts Skid Row, BulletBoys, Betty Blowtorch

Dave Gara is a drummer who played for the American band Skid Row from 2004 to 2010. In April 2010, it was announced that Gara had parted ways with Skid Row. He was replaced by Rob Hammersmith of Rockets to Ruin. Prior to his tenure in Skid Row, Dave Gara played on the final Betty Blowtorch tour in 2001 which ended tragically with the death of singer/bassist Bianca (Butthole) Halstead in a car accident post show in New Orleans, LA. In January 2013 Dave played with the BulletBoys on a 3-week North American tour. Most recently Dave is writing, recording & gigging with his new, western NY based rock band, FLOOZIE...[1]

With Skid Row, he played on the album Revolutions Per Minute and a punk rock version of "Jingle Bells" featured on the Christmas compilation album " Monster Ballads Xmas".


  1. ^ "Bravewords - SKID ROW Announce New Drummer".