• White Facebook Icon
  • White Instagram Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
  • White Spotify Icon
  • Apple-Logo-black_edited_edited
  • White YouTube Icon
  • white-star-icon-13
Meet The Band

David Started learning music in 5th grade with guitar, trumpet and trombone. He began writing music with friends in 2011 and formed his first band in 2012. He started learning how to record music in 2014. In 2017, he co-founded Silent Hearts and graduated with a bachelors degree in chemical engineering from the University of Toledo.  outside of the band, he is currently a 3D printing SLA resin manufacturing manager for Spectra Photopolymers, a MBA candidate at UT, bartender at Jamestown Tavern, and assistant manager at Village Pro Hardware. 

Mike has been playing music for most of his life, and has been performing in things like talent shows since the age of 4. he is a multi-instrumentalist and has held many positions in several bands throughout his life, including some nationally touring acts. He co-founded Silent Hearts in 2017. outside of the band, he currently performs a solo acoustic loop show and owns Sand Road Studios, where does production and engineering. He also co-owns a mexican restaurant in Put-in-Bay, Ohio named Taco Bay with Ben. 

Ben has always been fascinated by music, and has been performing in various disciplines since childhood. He Co-founded the band in 2017 with David G and Mike. He holds a bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toledo. Outside of the band, he is currently employed as a manager at a Sofidel, a paper manufacturer, and also co-owns a Mexican restaurant, Taco Bay, with Mike. His interests include music, traveling, sports, and cars. 

David has been playing stringed instruments for more than half his life. After falling in love with the low end after seeing a Rush concert as a teenager, electric bass has been his main instrument since. He also has a DJ service and is a writer for Bass Gear Magazine. He is currently completing an MBA with concentration in marketing at Tiffin University. He helps with  the annual Midwest Rhythm Summit, an educational music event held in Fremont, Ohio. His Interests are Sports, Gaming, Animals, and attending  business/music-related webinars and events.

Short Bio

David Gast


Mike Drum


Ben Pusateri

Lead Vocals

David Dixon


Silent Hearts, the heavy rock/post-hardcore quintet hailing from Marblehead, Ohio, draws influence from various artists within the rock genre and beyond. Officially founded in January 2017, the members that comprise Silent Hearts collectively have decades of experience in the aspects of music business, performance, and production.


Comprehensively, Silent Hearts hopes to be an outlet for people to express their feelings and desires when they feel like they cannot do it any other way. Silent Hearts wants to instill hope for the hopeless, and be a voice for the voiceless.  

Special Thanks

Thank you to all who contribute/have contributed in some way behind the scenes, your contributions are truly appreciated and should not go unnoticed!

Max Klein - Like, pretty much anything and everything

Matt Dalton - Production, etc. - "Love||War"

Nick Sampson - Production, etc. - "Stranger", "Ghost"

Andrew Baylis - Production, etc. - "Remember Me"

Rod Pires - Co-write - "Love||War"

John Fleischmann (John Fleischmann Media) - Photography/Cinematography

Andy Glass (Andrew Glass Designs) - Artwork/Design

David Puckett (Hyperculture Marketing Group) - Consultation/Marketing

Samantha Zeiber - Consultation

James Lloyd (Carry The 4) -  Press

Randall Cooper - Road Crew

Devin Holbrook - Road Crew

Our families, friends and significant others

Promo 1
Promo 2
Promo 3
Background Image
Love is War Promo
Love is War Promo
Love is War Promo

Join our mailing list for the latest news, music & more!

© 2020 Silent Hearts

A Voice for the Voiceless