Dean Roland

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Michael Dean Roland
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Roland with Collective Soul playing live in Portland, Maine, 2019
Background information
Born (1972-10-10) October 10, 1972 (age 47)
OriginStockbridge, Georgia, U.S.
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • Rhythm guitar
  • Keyboards
  • Vocals
Years active1993–present
Associated acts

Michael Dean Roland (born October 10, 1972) is an American musician and songwriter. He is best known for being the rhythm guitarist of the band Collective Soul, an alternative rock band fronted by his older brother Ed.[1] He is also part of the rock duo Magnets & Ghosts alongside Ryan Potesta.[2][3]


With Collective Soul
With Magnets & Ghosts
  • Mass (2011)
  • Be Born (2014)
  • Space Time Gender (2018)


  1. ^ Anderson, Kyle (May 18, 2012). "Collective Soul's Dean Roland talks new tour and '90s nostalgia". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2016-01-18.
  2. ^ "Metromix Soundcheck: Magnets & Ghosts". Metromix. November 23, 2011. Retrieved September 2, 2012.
  3. ^ Wooten, Kristi York (August 19, 2013). "Dean Roland finds a new way to shine". Atlanta. Retrieved 2016-01-18.

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