Dave Pino

Dave Pino (born August 8, 1977), is a Peruvian Italian guitarist, songwriter and producer, best known as the songwriter/guitarist and co-founder of the bands Damone and Waltham. Pino is known for his speedy guitar playing and catchy, pop music.

Dave Pino
Birth name David Pino
Born August 8, 1977 (age 40)
Waltham, Massachusetts
Genres Rock, pop rock, metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1995–present
Associated acts Andrew W.K.
PPL MVR
Waltham (band)
Damone (band)
Powerman 5000

Life and career

Pino was born in 1977 to immigrant parents in Massachusetts. In 1999 his band Waltham was recognized by the Boston Music Awards as Best New Artist with their throwback early 80s sound. In 2002 Pino's side project band Damone signed a record deal with RCA Records and released the album "From The Attic".

Pino performed in Powerman 5000 from 2007 to 2012, and is currently performing with Andrew WK and PPL MVR. He resides in Burbank, California.

He co-owns Pino Bros. Ink, a tattoo parlor in Cambridge, MA with his brother Frank Pino Jr.

Other bands

Pino has played in various other bands including:

Movies

Movies that feature Dave Pino's music

  • Freaky Friday (Walt Disney Pictures)
  • Rug Rats Go Wild (Paramount Pictures)
  • It Runs In the Family (MGM)
  • Thunderbirds (Universal Studios)
  • America Heart And Soul (Walt Disney Pictures)

Other work

Dave Pino has also worked on projects outside of his bands:

  • Composer for VH1 "Stevie TV" Season 2
  • Art Director for Alice Cooper's "Along Came A Spider"
  • Stock Footage actor for the Samsung commercial for the SCH-U900
  • Actor in the independent film God Of Vampires
  • Art Direction for John 5's "The Devil Knows My Name" instructional DVD
  • Stock Footage for American Idol's "America's Top Band" TV Commercial

Discography

References

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