Dave Hause is a vocalist and musician that has played in multiple Philadelphia, PA area punk and hardcore bands. He currently sings and plays guitar in The Loved Ones, and also performs solo. On April 16, 2011 while performing at the Rumba Cafe in Columbus, Ohio, Hause was ordained as a minister in the Universal Life Church by Reverend Father Cyrus Sethna.
In the mid-90s, Hause played guitar in a Philadelphia-based thrash band called Step Ahead, who released one album. After they broke up, Hause and Brendan Hill, the drummer from Step Ahead, formed The Curse. The Curse, which featured Hause on guitar and sharing vocals, released two songs on the four-way split album The Philadelphia Sound and released a six-track EP on Hell Bent Records before playing their last show on April 12, 2003 opening for Kid Dynamite. While with The Curse, he also played guitar and did some vocals for Paint It Black. Then in April 2004, he formed The Loved Ones with former Kid Dynamite member Michael "Spider" Cotterman and former Trial By Fire drummer Mike Sneeringer. Shortly after, in July 2004, he quit Paint It Black to focus on The Loved Ones. In 2010, Hause began recording solo material, with his first solo release being a 7" single in May 2010. He then signed to Paper + Plastick and has released a CD single and released a full-length album, Resolutions, on 24 January 2011.