Dave Young (musician)

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Dave Young
Born (1982-01-13) January 13, 1982 (age 36)
Origin Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Metal, progressive rock, alternative rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Guitar, keyboards, vocals, mandolin, melodica
Associated acts The Devin Townsend Band
Strapping Young Lad
Ten Ways from Sunday
Terror Syndrome
The Matinée

Dave Young (born January 13, 1982) is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist. He has been a member of several notable groups, including The Devin Townsend Band, Ten Ways from Sunday, Terror Syndrome, and The Matinée. He has also played on the album Alien by Strapping Young Lad. He plays guitar, keyboards, and several wind instruments.[1][2][3] He played guitar in the live lineup of the Devin Townsend Project, alongside former bandmates Brian "Beav" Waddell and Ryan Van Poederooyen.[citation needed]

In 2016, Young and his brother Mike, also an accomplished session musician, founded a music production company called Young Brothers Productions.[4]


  1. ^ Sharpe-Young, Garry (2005). New Wave of American Heavy Metal. New Plymouth: Zonda Books Ltd. pp. 115–116. ISBN 0-9582684-0-1. 
  2. ^ "Devin Townsend to return this summer with "Ki"". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 20 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "Lord of the Wasteland - interview with Gene Hoglan". metal-rules.com. Retrieved 16 June 2005. 
  4. ^ "Young Bros. Productions". youngbrosproductions.com. Retrieved 24 January 2018.