Brian Cook (musician)

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Brian Cook
Background information
Born 1977/78
Origin Tacoma, Washington, USA
Genres Mathcore, post-hardcore, post-rock, post-metal
Instruments Bass guitar, guitar, microphone, finger cymbals
Years active 1993–present
Labels Hydra Head, Suicide Squeeze, Jade Tree, Sargent House
Associated acts Botch, Mouth of the Architect, Roy, Russian Circles, These Arms Are Snakes

Brian Cook is an American bass guitarist currently in the band Russian Circles. He was also previously a full-time member of Botch, These Arms Are Snakes and Roy, and also a session musician for Mouth of the Architect.[1] Cook is also a freelance journalist,[2][3] and is openly gay.[4]


With Botch

With Mouth of the Architect[1]

With Roy[5]

  • Tacomatose (EP) (2003)
  • Big City Sin and Small Town Redemption (2004)
  • Killed John Train (2006)

With Russian Circles[6]


  • The Deal (2014)[7]

With These Arms Are Snakes[8]


  1. ^ a b Palmerston, Sean (August 2006). "Review: The Ties That Bind". Exclaim!. Retrieved April 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ Hilliard, Kevin (November 10, 2009). "Interview with Brian Cook". Buddyhead Records. Retrieved April 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Interview: These Arms Are Snakes". 
  4. ^ "A Big, Gay Roundtable". 
  5. ^ Mason, Stewart. "Roy – Biography". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 1, 2011. 
  6. ^ Wilson, MacKenzie. "Russian Circles – Biography". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 1, 2011. 
  7. ^ Adams, Gregory (September 4, 2014). "Former Isis Frontman Teams Up with Baptists and Russian Circles Members as Sumac". Exclaim!. Retrieved September 5, 2014. 
  8. ^ Mason, Stewart. "These Arms Are Snakes – Biography". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 1, 2011.