Brian Roy Goble

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Brian Roy Goble
Wimpy singing for the Subhumans, 2010
Background information
Also known as Wimpy Roy
Sunny Boy Roy
Born (1957-01-04)January 4, 1957
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Died December 7, 2014(2014-12-07) (aged 57)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Genres punk
Instruments bass, vocals
Associated acts Subhumans, The Skulls, D.O.A.

Brian Roy Goble, (January 4, 1957[1] – December 7, 2014), also known as Wimpy Roy or Brian "Sunny Boy Roy" Goble, was a Canadian singer and musician. He played bass for many Vancouver punk bands. First with Stone Crazy, Brian then went to punk rock, playing bass with The Skulls before becoming lead singer for The Subhumans when The Skulls split. After the demise of Subhumans, Brian joined D.O.A. in the middle of the '80's as bass player and second singer and quit in the end of the 90's after the Black Spot tour. He reunited with The Subhumans in 2006.[2]

Goble died of a heart attack on December 7, 2014, aged 57.[3]


  1. ^ Brian Goble Eulogy RIP by Joe Keithley, D.O.A., ex-bandmate. Retrieved on December 9, 2014.
  2. ^ Keithley, Joey (2003). I, Shithead : a life in punk. Vancouver, B.C.: Arsenal Pulp Press. ISBN 1-55152-148-2. 
  3. ^ Mackie, John (2014-12-07). "Vancouver punk legend Brian "Wimpy Roy" Goble has died".