Dave Hlubek


David Lawrence "Dave" Hlubek [/ˈlbɛk/ LOO-bek] (August 28, 1951 – September 3, 2017) was an American musician and singer. He was the lead guitarist and founding member of the Southern rock band Molly Hatchet. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida. His best known song was "Flirtin with Disaster".

Hlubek in 2008

Hlubek died of a heart attack on September 3, 2017, at the age of 66.[1]


  1. "Molly Hatchet Founder, Dave Hlubek, Dies at 66 - Best Classic Bands". Bestclasscibands.com. 3 September 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2017.