Drowing Pool`s Front Man Dies
David Williams of Drowning Pool Dies on Bus during OzzFest 2002
Dave Williams was the front man for the metal band out of Dallas, TX called Drowning Pool. Getting a top hit in their home state, Wind-Up Records signed the band for their debut release in 2001 called Sinner. The single Bodies put Drowning Pool on the top of the charts plus being included on the line up on OzzFest 2001 contributed to the bands fame. Making a name at OzzFest created a following of fans for Drowning Pool. The band continued to tour with support of Jagermeister Tour in 2002 during the spring and a main stage bill for the summer at OzzFest 2002.
Found unconscious and later pronounced dead on August 14, 2002. While the band was checking into a Hotel in Manassas, VA they realized that David did not catch up with them. Upon search for him, David Williams was found dead on the bus. Drowning Pool and David Williams were en-route to Bristow, VA during the popular heavy metal OzzFest Tour. (AP Story)
Its reported that many people loved David and was a very likeable person to everyone around him.