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Dave Collins
Dixie Dave Collins
Background information
Birth Name Dave Collins
Alias Dixie, "Dixie" Dave Collins
Born August 26, 1972
Occupation Musician; Head Shop Employee
Genres Sludge Metal, Stoner Metal
Instrument(s) Bass, Banjo, Vocals
Years active 1995 - Present
Labels Southern Lord Records, Game Two, Season of Mist, Allied Recordings, Relapse
Associated acts Weedeater, Buzzov*en, Hail!Hornet, Sourvein, Bongzilla
Website Weedeater's Official Page

Dave Collins, better known as "Dixie", is a musician born in Wilmington, North Carolina. Known for his distinctively raspy voice and wild stage presence, he is best known as the one of the core members of Weedeater. Along with his main band Weedeater he has been involved with several other sludge bands in a career spanning twenty-five years such as Buzzov*en, Sourvein and Bongzilla.


Weedeater (1996 - Present)Edit

Buzzov*en (1997 - 1998; 2010 - Present)Edit

Other BandsEdit

Personal LifeEdit


  • Weedeater - Bass, Vocals (1998 - Present)
  • Buzzov*en - Bass, Vocals (1997 - 1998, 2010 - 2012, 2016 - Present)
  • Bongzilla - Bass (2004 - 2009)
  • Hail!Hornet - Bass (2006 - Present)
  • Sourvein - Bass (2007 - 2008)
  • Bar Stool - Banjo, Vocals


With WeedeaterEdit

With Buzzov*enEdit

With BongzillaEdit

With Hail!HornetEdit

  • Hail!Hornet (2007, Dwell)
  • Dispense The Curse (2011, Relapse)

With SourveinEdit

Guest AppearancesEdit

  • Gollum - Lesser Traveled Waters - Vocals on "Tears for a Finite Moon (Dreams of Perpetual Night)" (2004, Independent)
  • Gollum - The Core - Vocals on "Diggin'" (2009, Rotten Records)

External LinksEdit


V·T·E Weedeater
Current Members Dave Collins (AKA "Dixie")Dave Shepherd (AKA "Shep")Ramzi Ateyeh
Past Members Keith Kirkum (AKA "KeKo")Travis Owen (AKA "T-Boogie") • Carlos Denogean
Studio Albums ...And Justice For Y'AllSixteen TonsGod Luck and Good SpeedJason... The DragonGoliathan
Splits Weedeater / Pins of Light
Associated Bands and Artists Buzzov*enBongzillaSourveinZoroaster

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