Dave Roberts

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Who is Dave Roberts?

Dave Roberts is a British musician, known for being the original bassist of the UK gothic rock band Sex Gang Children during the Batcave era of the early 1980s, recording under the name "Dave Sex Gang". He left the band in 1983 following the release of their first studio album, Song and Legend, and formed the group Carcrash International, releasing several singles in the 1983-1985 period.

After emigrating to the US, he participated in a Sex Gang reunion in 1991-1992, and performed on their 1993 album Medea, released on the recently formed Cleopatra Records label.

He settled in Hollywood in 1993 and formed a new version of Carcrash International with various musicians who were also affiliated with Cleopatra Records. The band released their debut full-length album Fragments of a Journey in Hell in 1994, promoted by a concert in San Francisco with a lineup that also featured drummer Ian Haas, the original drummer of London After Midnight. Carcrash International disbanded the following year.

Roberts later emigrated to Australia, where he taught guitar in the Victorian gold mining town of Ballarat in Victoria.

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on July 23, 2013

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