Davey Havok

Davey Havok
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Havok at the Mélange Fashion Show in 2011
Background information
Birth name David Paden Passaro
Born (1975-11-20) November 20, 1975 (age 42)
Rochester, New York, U.S.
Origin Ukiah, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
Singer
  • actor
  • fashion designer
  • author
Years active 1991–present
Associated acts

David Paden Marchand [1] [2] (born November 20, 1975), known professionally as Davey Havok, is the lead vocalist of the American rock band AFI, the electronic music band Blaqk Audio, hardcore band XTRMST, and new wave band Dreamcar.

Havok is an outspoken advocate of the straight edge lifestyle and veganism. [3] [4]

Early life

Havok was born David Paden Passaro, in Rochester, New York, and is of Italian ancestry. [5] At the age of five, his father died, and when his mother later remarried he took on the surname of his stepfather, Marchand. [6] [7] When Havok was five years old, he and his family moved from Rochester to Ukiah, California. There, he attended Catholic school through eighth grade. [8] He graduated from Ukiah High School in 1993. [9] [10] Following high school, Havok attended UC Berkeley as an English and Psychology double major. Following his sophomore year, [11] his career with AFI took off and so Havok did not return to the university.

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