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David Pirner is the lead vocalist for the band Soul Asylum.

He was born on April 16, 1964 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. By the time he was 17, he was living and working in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dave taught himself how to play the drums. By age 20, Dave started his career drumming with a punk band called Loud Fast Rules as part of the Minneapolis scene, together with Karl Mueller (bass) and Dan Murphy (guitar). When Pirner switched to singing… read more

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  • "I don't think that anybody that really loves that song thinks about the video that much." - Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum explains to us how the iconic "missing children" video for the Grammy Award winning "Runaway Train" had very little to do with the song itself, but ended up defining it anyway: http://www.songfacts.com/blog/interviews/dave_pirner_of_soul_asylum/
  • haha! this picture is much better. he looks almost like Axl Rose ;) oh, you're welcome. only two clicks :D
  • Love him!
  • lotsa people been defined by that...
  • I can't believe someone tagged him slept with winona ryder. I know it's true, but, being defined by that? Gross.

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