Dave Suzuki

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This article is about the heavy metal musician. For the Canadian scientist, broadcaster and environmental activist, see David Suzuki.
Dave Suzuki
Metalmania 2007 – Vital Remains - Dave Suzuki 04.jpg
Dave Suzuki during meet with fans on Metalmania 2007 festival in Katowice, Poland
Background information
Born (1972-02-08) February 8, 1972 (age 45)
Genres Death metal, Doom Metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, bass, drums, percussion, vocals, synthesizer
Years active 1997-present
Labels Century Media
Associated acts Vital Remains
Deicide, Churchburn

Dave Suzuki (born February 8, 1972, Suzuki Deibu) is a death metal multi-instrumentalist from Las Vegas, Nevada. He is best known for his work as the guitarist, lyricist, bassist and drummer for Vital Remains from 1995 to 2007 and as a touring guitarist with Deicide from 2004 to 2005. Since 2011 he has been the guitarist and vocalist for the doom/death metal band Churchburn.

His work can be heard on Vital Remains' Forever Underground (1997),[1] Dawn of the Apocalypse (2000),[2] Dechristianize (2003),[3] and Icons of Evil (2007).[4] Vital Remains' live DVD, Evil Death Live (2007), filmed at 'Metalmania Festival' in Katowice, Poland includes an interview with Suzuki.[5]


Vital Remains
  • The Awaiting Coffins (2014)


  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Overview Forever Underground". Allmusic. Retrieved February 6, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Overview Dawn of the Apocalypse". Allmusic. Retrieved February 6, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Overview Dechristianize". Allmusic. Retrieved February 6, 2010. 
  4. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Review Icons of Evil". Allmusic. Retrieved 6 February 2010. 
  5. ^ "Vital Remains: : Sofia Video Footage, Photos Available". Blabbermouth.net. June 2, 2009. Retrieved February 6, 2010.