Get To Know: Dave Hill

Self- proclaimed "Pride Of Cleveland" Dave Hill is the definition of jack-of-all-trades. He has been in the music business for over twenty years, stirring up some noise with Sons Of Elvis, Cobra Verde and Valley Lodge.

However, the guy is WAY funnier than your average burnt-out musician.

In the ensuing years, Dave created a hilarious stage show for the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York and Hollywood and starred in the television show The King Of Miami.

A great thing about Dave is his unwillingness to take himself seriously. He has a side-project, the hard rock band Diamondsnake with Moby and a fictional Norwegian metal band, Witch Taint.

Making fun of pompous seventies rockers is something that comes easy to Dave. For the past few years he has also been doing The Dave Hill Podcasting Incident with the west-coast podcast conglomerate Maximum Fun.

This year, Dave was offered a show on the reputable, long running New Jersey radio station WFMU and his "Goddamn Dave Hill Show" airs every Tuesday night.

The offer was newsworthy as Dave was taking over the time-slot that had been taken for the past 13 years by the much-loved "Best Show on WFMU." The show features Dave ripping intense guitar solos during music breaks, and frank discussions with comedians and musicians.

Last week, a seemingly intoxicated (but totally charming) Phil Anselmo (Pantera, Down) called in and completely hilarious radio happened as Dave tried to coax Phil to call up some phone numbers from his rock and roll rolodex.

Dave will also be the guest on my special Record Store Day 2014 episode airing this Saturday April 19th at http://theandyderershow.com.

We talk about the record stores that shaped our lives growing up and the great vinyl resurgence of the past few years.

Be sure to tune in to The Goddamn Dave Hill Show Tuesday nights 9pm-12am eastern at http://wfmu.org.

For more on Dave Hill: http://davehillonline.com