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Dean Roland

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Birthday
10, 1972
Birthplace
Georgia
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1972 (age 46)
Birthplace
Georgia

About

Known best for his work with the 1990s rock band Collective Soul, this rhythm guitarist contributed to such double and multi-platinum albums as, respectively, Hints Allegations and Things Left Unsaid (released in 1993) and the self-titled Collective Soul (released in 1995).

Before Fame

He and his Collective Soul bandmates rose to fame with the 1993 hit "Shine," which, after being played on several university radio stations, attracted the attention of Atlantic Records producers.

Trivia

With the Atlanta-based rock band Magnets & Ghosts, he recorded a 2011 album titled Mass.

Family Life

His older brother, Ed Roland, was Collective Soul's frontman and principal songwriter. The siblings grew up in Stockbridge, Georgia, as the children of a Southern Baptist pastor.

Associated With

He and Ross Childress both played guitar for Collective Soul.