Dave McClain (born on October 24, 1965, in Wiesbaden, Germany) is the drummer for the American heavy metal band, Machine Head. He joined the band in 1996. He replaced Chris Kontos when the latter left shortly after their first album, Burn My Eyes. He was formerly a member of S.A.Slayer (not to be confused with the California-based Slayer), Riot off-shoot Narita, Turbin, Catalepsy, Murdercar (feat. noted producer Ross Robinson), Ministers of Anger (Dave Clemmons), and Sacred Reich.