David Yow

Born Aug 2, 1960

David Yow is an American musician born in Las Vegas, Nevada and best known as the vocalist for the noise rock bands Scratch Acid and The Jesus Lizard.

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  • Doughnuts, Sugar And Social Networking
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jan 30, 2013
  • David Yow Art Exhibition Opening @ Fuse Gallery (Tonight) Brooklyn Vegan (Blog)
    Google News - Aug 24, 2011
  • Jesus Lizard's David Yow Has First Solo Art Exhibit In Nyc The Quietus
    Google News - Aug 22, 2011
  • David Yow's First Solo Nyc Art Exhibit: Glass Gas Mask; At Fuse Gallery Altsounds.Com
    Google News - Aug 21, 2011


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1960 Birth Born on August 2, 1960.


1982 21 Years Old In 1982, Yow formed the Austin, Texas-based punk/noise rock group Scratch Acid. … Read More
1987 26 Years Old Yow and Sims next formed The Jesus Lizard in 1987 with guitarist Duane Denison. … Read More


1995 34 Years Old In 1995, Yow collaborated with Helmet on a cover version of "Custard Pie" for Encomium: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin.


2006 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Yow, Sims, Washam and Bradford reformed Scratch Acid for the Touch and Go Records 25th Anniversary Festival in Chicago. … Read More
2008 47 Years Old On January 25, 2008, Yow was hospitalized in Pittsburgh with a collapsed lung, following a Wrekmeister Harmonies performance at the Andy Warhol Museum. … Read More


2011 50 Years Old His first New York solo art show opened at Fuse Gallery on August, 2011 and ran until September 21, 2011.
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