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Dave Chandler
Chandler biting his guitar.
Background information
Birth Name David Charles Chandler
Born September 3, 1958
Occupation Musician, Store Employee
Genres Doom Metal, Punk Rock
Instrument(s) Guitar
Years active 1978 - 1996, 2001 - Present
Labels SST, Season of Mist, Rise Above Records
Associated acts Tyrant, Saint Vitus, Debris Inc.

Dave Chandler is a musician best known for being the guitarist and main songwriter for Saint Vitus. Starting his career in 1978 and barring a short period of time being out of the musical world, Chandler has been active as a musician for over forty years. He's known also for his generally doomy tone and wah-laden solos.



  • Tyrant - Guitar, Vocals (1978 - 1979)
  • Saint Vitus - Guitar (1979 - 1996, 2003, 2008-present)
  • Debris Inc. - Guitar, Vocals (2001 - 2008)

Personal LifeEdit

Chandler was born in San Diego, California though nowadays he resides in New Orleans, Louisiana. Chandler was living in New Orleans at the time of Hurricane Katrina and had survived the hurricane. Chandler is also an avid fan of cartoons and professional wrestling, though specifically independent promotions such as the original Extreme Championship Wrestling.

Selected DiscographyEdit

External LinksEdit


V·T·E Saint Vitus
Current Members Dave ChandlerScott ReagersHenry VasquezPat Bruders
Past Members Mark AdamsArmando AcostaScott WeinrichChristian Linderson
Studio Albums Saint VitusHallow's VictimBorn Too LateMournful CriesVC.O.D.Die HealingLillie: F-65Saint Vitus
Extended Plays The Walking DeadThirsty and MiserableSaint Vitus / Born Too LateSaint Vitus Live
Compilation Albums Heavier Than ThouThe Walking Dead / Hallow's Victim
Live Albums LiveReunion 2003 - Live in ChicagoMarbles in the MoshpitLive Vol. 2Let The End Begin
Associated Bands, Artists, Etc. The ObsessedSpirit CaravanThe Hidden HandShrinebuilderDebris Inc.Debris Inc. (Album)Blood of the SunLord VicarCount RavenDirty RigOutlaw OrderDownCrowbar
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