|Birth name||Jacob Benjamin Linder|
June 27, 1985 |
|Associated acts||Say Anything
Jacob "Coby" Linder (born June 27, 1985 in Skokie, Illinois) is best known as the former drummer of the band Say Anything. He lists his influences as Travis Barker, Tony Williams, Vinnie Colaiuta, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, and Bryan Newman. According to Say Anything's website, his favorite genres include emo, "death-core evil rock," jazz, and rock. Coby attended Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles and was admitted to Berklee College of Music, in Boston, Massachusetts, but did not attend in order to remain with the band.
In December 2012, Linder amicably left Say Anything in order to focus on fitness and his coaching endeavors with Beachbody, a controversial weight loss and life coaching company.