Rick Froberg

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Rick Froberg
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Froberg performing with the Hot Snakes on October 7, 2005 in Philadelphia.
Background information
Also known as Rick Farr, Rick Fork
Born (1968-01-19) January 19, 1968 (age 46)
Origin Los Angeles, California
Genres Punk rock, post-punk, post-hardcore, indie rock, garage punk
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1986–present
Associated acts Pitchfork, Drive Like Jehu, Hot Snakes, Last of the Juanitas, Obits
Website rickfroberg.com

Eric "Rick" Froberg (born January 1968, also known by the pseudonyms Rick Fork and Rick Farr)[1] is an American musician and artist. He was born in Los Angeles, lived in Encinitas, California, and currently resides in Brooklyn.[2] In his musical career he has been the singer and guitarist for the San Diego-area bands Pitchfork, Drive Like Jehu, and Hot Snakes, performing alongside fellow San Diego musician John Reis. Froberg has also played with the Last of the Juanitas and Thingy and currently performs in the Brooklyn-based Obits.

In his career as a visual artist and illustrator he has created album art, promotional artwork, and merchandise designs for all of his bands as well as for Rocket from the Crypt and Reis' Swami Records label.

Discography[edit]

Year Act Title Credits
1989 Pitchfork Saturn Outhouse lead vocals, album art
1990 Eucalyptus
1991 Drive Like Jehu Drive Like Jehu guitar, lead vocals, album art
1992 "Hand Over Fist" / "Bullet Train to Vegas"
Rocket from the Crypt Boychucker album art
1994 Drive Like Jehu Yank Crime guitar, lead vocals, album art
1998 Rocket from the Crypt RFTC album art
"Break it Up"
2000 Hot Snakes Automatic Midnight guitar, lead vocals, album art
2002 Suicide Invoice
2003 Beehive & the Barracudas In Dark Love album art
2004 Hot Snakes Audit in Progress guitar, lead vocals, album art
"This Mystic Decade"
2005 Peel Sessions
2006 Thunder Down Under
Mr. Tube and the Flying Objects Listen Up album art
2008 Obits "One Cross Apiece" / "Put It in Writing" guitar, lead vocals, album art
2009 I Blame You
"I Can't Lose" / "Military Madness" guitar, lead vocals
2011 Moody, Standard and Poor guitar, lead vocals, album art

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Drive Like Jehu: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-10-01. 
  2. ^ "Bio". Rickfroberg.com. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 

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