Dave Mello

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Birthday
24, 1969
Birthplace
Oakland, CA
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
24, 1969 (age 49)
Birthplace
Oakland, CA

About

Drummer best known for his membership in the popular ska punk band Operation Ivy, who had a short but influential career with albums like Energy (1989). Following the band's breakup, he and members of Rancid formed the group Downfall. 

Before Fame

He played in several California bands prior to joining Operation Ivy, including Distorted Truth and Rabbi Conspiracy. 

Trivia

He designed his own signature line of drumsticks with Twotone Drumsticks. 

Family Life

He married a woman named Sarah and has a son named Maxwell. His brother Pat Mello is also a musician. 

Associated With

He played alongside guitarist Tim Armstrong in both Operation Ivy and Downfall.