Dave Moreno

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Dave Moreno
Dave "Chilli" Moreno.jpg
Background information
Birth name David Moreno
Also known as Chilli
Born Sun Valley, California, United States
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Drums, Percussion, Vocals, Guitar, and Keyboard
Associated acts Puddle of Mudd, Bruce Dickinson, Tribe of Gypsies, Earshot, Operator, Love/Hate, Phil Lewis, Body Count
Website davemoreno.com

Dave Moreno, (born David Moreno) is a professional musician, singer, audio engineer, songwriter and producer, best known for his role as the drummer in the American rock band Puddle of Mudd.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Born in Sun Valley, (Los Angeles) California, Moreno is of Mexican descent, he first started playing drums when he was only 11, and at just 15 years old, Moreno was already performing his first gig at the famous iconic Whisky A-Go-Go nightclub on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, Ca..

Moreno's musical education continued when he attended The Dick Grove School of Music upon completing high school. There, he graduated from the Percussion Program after studying hand percussion, ear training and music theory, as well as many genres of music which encompassed everything from Rock, Metal, Jazz, Disco, Latin, Hip Hop, Funk, and Fusion to Orchestra, Big Band, R&B and Country.[3]

Professional history[edit]

Moreno has recorded more than 100 records which include movie soundtracks, instructional CDs, karaoke and television commercials; in 2008, he contributed the studio drum piece for the theme song to the "Dr. Phil" show.

Moreno's professional in-studio affiliations include names such as: Bill Appleberry (The Wallflowers, Puddle of Mudd), David Kahne (Paul McCartney, Sugar Ray, Rolling Stones), Johnny K (Disturbed, 3 Doors Down), Roy Z (Judas Priest, Bruce Dickinson), Andy Johns (Led Zeppelin), Greg Hampton (Alice Cooper, Lita Ford) and Richard Podolor (Three Dog Night, Michelle Branch).

Moreno has also recorded and toured worldwide with an eclectic array of musical artists including: Bruce DickinsonIron Maiden, Dizzy ReedGuns N' Roses, Steve StevensBilly Idol, EarshotWarner Bros, Operator – Atlantic Records, Rob Rock, Judas Priest, Tribe of Gypsies[4]JVC/Victor, Love/Hate, Ice T's Body Count, Phil LewisL.A. Guns, Vampiro X-Mana, Christian Castro, Belinda and María José.[3]

In January 2016, Dave was chosen to be included in the elite line-up of performers at the NAMM 'Bonzo Bash' - an annual event honoring the late, great drummer, John Bonham of Led Zeppelin. There, he took the stage alongside other top-industry professionals, performing "The Immigrant Song" during the show.[5]

Discography[edit]

Artist Title Released
Achilles Heel D.F.C. 1997
Estancia Latin Groove 1999
Claudia Claudia Relaxing 1999
The Liberators Access Denied 2000
Fairy Flute The Other Side of Bossa 2000
Supercool Live at the Wilcox Hotel 2001
The Spanish Bossa Brazilian Mode 2002
Edify Edify 2002
Scapegoat Wax SWAX 2002
Jizzy Pearl Just A Boy 2003
Viacrucis Delirios 2003
Earshot II 2003
Rob Rock Holy Hell 2005
Bruce Dickinson Tyranny of Souls 2005
Jizzy Pearl Vegas Must Die 2005
Bruce Dickinson ANTHOLOGY 2006
Mundo Vacio Best of Rock en Español 2006
Can You Rock? Blink-182 Play Along 2006
Can You Rock? Fall Out Boy Play Along 2006
Tribe of Gypsies Dweller on the Threshold 2006
KARAOKE RamonesGabba Gabba Hey 2006
Can You Rock? Mötley Crüe Play Along 2006
Can You Rock? Metallica Play Along 2007
Operator Soulcrusher 2007
Earshot The Silver Lining 2008
Vains of Jenna The Art of Telling Lies 2009
The New Czars[6][7] Dooms Day Revolution[8][9] 2010
Dreams of Reason Radically Poetic 2011
Humanity Street Humanity 2011
Godfrey Paul Country Rockin' Blues 2011
Body Count The Gears of War 2012
Zombie Squash Destroy 2013

Present projects[edit]

Currently, in addition to touring with Puddle of Mudd and working on recording a new album with the band,[10] Moreno also owns and operates a full production Recording Studio in Los Angeles called Doom Room Studio where he teaches, produces, records, and mixes independent and national artists, television and film.[11] Previous clients of Moreno's have included Nick Simmons (Gene Simmons Family Jewels), Roy Z (Halford, Dickinson), Brent Woods (Vince Neil, Sebastian Bach), Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath), Kelly Rhoads, Chas West[12] (The Jason Bonham Band, Foreigner), Copper Mountain, The Doo Wah Riders, Bobby Blotzer (Ratt), Jizzy Pearl (Quiet Riot), and Afterhours.

Equipment list[edit]

DrumsDW[13]

18 X 22 22
10, 12, 14, 16 – Toms / Floor Toms
6.5 x 14 Snare – Maple Wood and one spare

CymbalsSabian

1 – 17 " AAXplsion Crash
2 – 18 " AAXplosion Crashes
1 – 19 " AAXplosion Crash
1 – 21 " AA Rock Ride
1 – 14 " AA Brilliant Studio or Stage Hats

Hardware

1 – DW 5000 Snare Stand
1 – Low to ground – Drum Throne
1 – DW 5000 or 9000 Hi Hat Stand
1 – DW 5000 or 9000 DW DBL Bass Pedal
5 – DW Cymbal Boom Crash Hardware Stands

Accessories

1 – Shure 58 – Vocal Mic
1 – Drum Rug (if necessary)
1 – DI Box

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Puddle of Mudd Official Website". puddleofmudd.com. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  2. ^ "Puddle of Mudd Have Another Line Up Change | Rock Zone UK". rock-zone.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Dave Moreno". davemoreno.com. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  4. ^ "Feature: David Moreno". bookofhours.net. Archived from the original on November 10, 2010. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  5. ^ "Bonzo Bash @ M3, Anaheim, California January 22, 2016". Backstage Axxess. Retrieved 2016-04-03. 
  6. ^ "Endless Productions: Info and News". song-haven.com. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  7. ^ "Music Review: The New Czars – Doomsday Revolution [Samson Records] | The Rim Of Hell". therimofhell.com. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  8. ^ "12.10 on CD | The Pulse Magazine". thepulsemag.com. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  9. ^ "The New Czars". facebook.com. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  10. ^ "Puddle of Mudd Return With New Song and Tour ::Puddle of Mudd News ::antiMusic.com". antimusic.com. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  11. ^ "DJ FRANKIE RIOS & DAVID CHILLI MORENO – YouTube". youtube.com. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  12. ^ http://magikwebs.com. "Allied Artists – News – ALLIED ARTISTS MUSIC GROUP'S CHAS WEST WINS BEST MALE VOCALIST". us.alliedartists.com. Retrieved 2015-05-06. 
  13. ^ "Set Up |". Davemoreno.com. 2014-06-20. Retrieved 2016-04-03. 

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