Dave contributes guitar and vocals to various music projects under the pseudonym davey rocks, and also plays occasional solo acoustic gigs around the UK.

Dave has been performing live since 2007, and his live highlight so far came in 2011 when he shared a stage with Ryan Roxie of Alice Cooper on his UK tour. In 2013 he released an acoustic covers CD, Strum it to Death, featuring covers of songs from The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper and more.

Dave plays for unsigned artist Natters on her 2014 single Take Him From Me and also contributed to Rob "Laney74" Lane's (bassist for Teenage Casket Company/People on Vacation) second solo album, Straight to Video 2. Future plans include further session work.

Dave ran the Tuesday Night Music Club Open Mic at Bunkers Hill, Nottingham from 2013 - 2014 and ran the Pheasant Open Mic Sessions and later The Pheasant Presents at The Pheasant, Worcester from 2014 – 2015.

Dave has also worked on live music and other events as technical and event crew including music festivals, film and television conventions, and instore appearances. He has also written for magazines on the subject of horror films and rock music, his last article being a piece on The Cabinet of Dr Caligari for Shock Horror Magazine.

Behind the scenes Dave has directed and produced music videos for the bands In Isolation and Last July. The video for In Isolation's Film Noir Scandal has received critical acclaim from indie web radio, and was nominated for Best Video at the Sunset Island awards in Las Vegas. His second video, Glamorous Parasite was released on October 31st 2012 and stars Last July.