Orbs (band)

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Origin United States
Genres New prog, experimental rock, post-hardcore
Years active 2007–present
Labels Equal Vision
Associated acts Between the Buried and Me, Fear Before, Abigail Williams, Cradle of Filth, Nightbear, Torch Runner, Loom
Website myspace.com/orbsband
Members Dan Briggs
Ashley Ellyllon
Adam Fisher
Clayton Holyoak
Chuck Johnson

Orbs is an American band consisting of Dan Briggs of Between the Buried and Me, Adam Fisher of Fear Before the March of Flames, and Ashley Ellyllon, formerly of Abigail Williams and Cradle of Filth.[1]


The band began in the fall of 2007[2] as an online project working across the United States in a similar fashion of The Postal Service. The band takes a similar sound of the progressive rock of Between the Buried and Me and the later experimental sound from Fear Before the March of Flames.

According to their official site, the sound and lyrics are to represent space and nature.

Asleep Next to Science was released on August 17, 2010 on Equal Vision Records with a tour to accompany it.

Orbs' released a single entitled "These People Are Animals" on October 20, 2014, while the second album is currently being mixed with a projected album release in the first half of 2015.[3]

Orbs released their second album, Past Life Regression, on July the 15th 2016.[4]


Current members

  • Adam Fisher – vocals, guitar
  • Dan Briggs – guitar, bass
  • Ashley Ellyllon – keyboards, vocals
  • Chuck Johnson – bass, vocals
  • Matt Lynch - drums

Previous members

  • Clayton "Goose" Holyoak – drums



  1. ^ "Orbs: New Band Featuring Members of Between The Buried And Me, Fear Before The March Of Flames, and Abigail Williams". SMNnews.com. 2008-04-24. Retrieved 2016-04-08. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 10, 2010. Retrieved September 24, 2010. 
  3. ^ "ORBS - Dan was in Studio 4 near Philadelphia yesterday...". Facebook. 2014-08-08. Retrieved 2016-04-08. 
  4. ^ "Listen to Orbs new album Past Life Regression in full". TeamRock. 2016-07-14. Retrieved 2016-07-17. 
  5. ^ Sciarretto, Amy (June 25, 2010). "Orbs, 'Asleep Next to Science' -- New Album". Noisecreep. AOL Music. Retrieved June 25, 2010.