D-A-D (Denmark)

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D-A-D is a Hard Rock artist , originally from Denmark.

General information about D-A-D


English Name D-A-D
Genre Hard Rock
Origin Denmark


D-A-D began playing together in the early 1980s in Copenhagen, Denmark, under their original band name Disneyland After Dark.

D-A-D released their first EP in 1985 and has now been together for more than twenty years, with only one change in the lineup, as Laust Sonne replaced former drummer Peter Lundholm Jensen in 1999. The band released their 11th album - DIC.NII.LAN.DAFT.ARD.ARK - November 11, 2011.

When the group made their international breakthrough in 1989, they had to change the band name to D.A.D. to avoid an impending lawsuit from the Walt Disney Company. In 1995, the "spelling" changed to D:A:D, to make it more obvious that it was an abbreviation. Finally in 2000, the band story became one of advanced punctuation as the spelling was changed to the more internet-friendly D-A-D.

To learn more about the band, read from the beginning of the D-A-D biography or skip to the chapter of your choice. And stay tuned as chapters will be added...

You can also find out more about D-A-D's releases by checking out the Discography or you can get a taste of their music right now by listening to the player while online.

Read more on their official biography page

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