David Wallin was born in 1976, in Stockholm, Sweden. At the age of seven, he started taking music lessons from a variety of teachers. In 1993, David was accepted as a full time student at the Stockholm Musical Conservatory. After three years of studying at the SMC, and one year studying at the RML, David started touring as a pyrotechnician. David went on to join the industrial metal act PAIN in 2013, and started working for Unique Pyrotechnic. He has gone on European tours with PAIN as a drummer along with doing pyro assignments for bands like Twisted Sister, Motörhead, Europe and In Flames. In 2015, David joined the Swedish heavy metal pioneers HammerFall.