In 1994 Dale joined the Band The Headstones. The Headstones toured all over North America, Mexico and the UK.
The Headstones were a Canadian Hard rock band that began in the late 1980s in Kingston, Ontario and were active until 2003. The Headstones consisted of vocalist Hugh Dillon, guitarist Trent Carr, bassist Tim White, and drummer Dale Harrison. They were known for their high energy live shows, particularly the antics of Dillon, who interacted with his
audience in a variety of ways including spitting on them and hurling lit cigarettes into mosh pits. The songwriting tackled many serious and taboo topics, including suicide and even necrophilia. Headstones were one of the most commercially successful Canadian rock bands of the 1990s.
Dale Harrison was recruited for in 1995, and his inaugural album with the band was Teeth and Tissue. The Headstones broke more ground in 1996 with Juno Award nominations for Best Group and Best Rock Album, while releasing Smile and Wave that same year. Three years passed before Nickels for Your Nightmares was released, in which time Carr and Harrison became fathers and Dillon recovered from a drug addiction. Throughout their time together The Headstones had 3 Gold and 3 Platinum album’s as well as 10 Indie
After the band broke up in 2003, Dale drummed for Bands such as Teenage Head, Edwin (formerly of I Mother Earth), Juno award winner Derek Miller and Alannah Myles plus many more.
Other side projects include:
- Three movies: Prince For A Day, Curtis’s Charm and Johnny.
- Played rolls in T.V. shows such as: Degrassi, Instant Star, Rez Blues Canada AM award Shows
and Women’s Survival Guide to the Universe
- Co-host of Ghosts, Guitars and Rockstars