Dance Gavin Dance is a post-hardcore band that formed in Sacramento, California in 2005.
The band is well known for their relatively frequent lineup changes, which, most notably,
involves a fluctuating lineup of clean and unclean vocalists, both on tour and on record.
Dance Gavin Dance incorporates many different musical genres into their palette, such as screamo,
funk, and soul on top of its post-hardcore sound.
Sacramento, California, USA
Post-hardcore, progressive rock, experimental rock, psychedelic rock, funk, soul, jazz fusion
Strawberry Girls, Emarosa, A Lot Like Birds, Tides of Man, Consider the Thief, Five Minute Ride
The band has cited Glassjaw, Earth, Wind & Fire and Deftones as primary influences.
Jon Mess - unclean vocals (2005-2008; 2010-present)
Matt Mingus - drums, percussion (2005-present)
Will Swan - guitar (2005-present); unclean vocals, rapping (2008-present)
Tim Feerick - bass guitar (2009-2010; 2012-present)
Josh Benton - guitar (touring 2010-2012; 2012-present)
Tilian Pearson - clean vocals (2012-present)
Jason Ellis - bass guitar (2008-2009)
Zachary Garren - guitar (2007-2010)
Kurt Travis - clean vocals (2007-2010; touring 2012)
Sean O'Sullivan - guitar (2006-2007; touring 2010)
Eric Lodge - bass guitar (2005-2008; 2010-2012)
Jonny Craig - clean vocals (2005-2007; 2010-2012)
Alvaro Alcala - guitar (2005-2006)
Past Touring Members
Dan Snook - guitar (2010)
Tony Marks - bass guitar (2010)
Jordan McCoy - bass guitar (2011-2012)
Matt Geise - clean vocals (2012)