Dave Lopez Bio

Dave Lopez

Lead and Rhythm Guitars | Song co-writer | Music Production

Born in Chile, David Lopez’s musical journey began when his brother introduced him to the world of guitar, rock, and Latin music. Growing up in Richmond, CA, Dave developed a passion for the diverse sounds of hip hop and heavy metal. Learning from the legendary musician and composer Jason Becker, Dave further honed his skills and later worked in studio management at the renowned Jackson St Studios and Soundwave Studios with artists from 2Pac to Metallica. In 2003, he formed the renowned Flipsyde interweaving rap, political awareness, and introspection. They soon signed with Interscope Records touring worldwide with luminaries such as Snoop Dogg, Black Eyed Peas and Busta Rhymes. With Flipsyde’s success including platinum and gold records worldwide, Dave’s songwriting and production has graced the Olympics, major motion pictures and Television.

“Allen Ling’s “Closer” is the first song I heard of Allen’s, and I instantly wanted to be involved with the recording and touring. It has that classic appeal” said Dave. Dave joined Allen’s India tour in March 2024.