S.O.B. (band)

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S.O.B.
Origin Osaka, Japan
Genres
Years active 1983–present
Labels
Members
  • Etsushi
  • Kawataka Daisuke
  • Toshimi Seki
  • Satoshi Yasue
Past members
  • Kazuki Daido
  • Naoto Fukuhara
  • Yoshitomo 'Tottsuan' Suzuki

S.O.B. (abbreviated from Sabotage Organized Barbarian) are a punk rock band formed in Osaka, Japan in 1983.[1] Their original vocalist Yoshitomo "Tottsuan" Suzuki committed suicide in 1995. They are also considered hugely influential on grindcore bands such as Napalm Death[4][5][6] and the genre of death metal[7] as well as one of the mainstays of the thrashcore genre.[8][1][9][10] The band have sometimes been described as grindcore, themselves.[11][12]

Discography[edit]

Albums

  • 1987 - Don't Be Swindle
  • 1987 - No Control
  • 1990 - What's the Truth?
  • 1993 - Gate of Doom
  • 1994 - Vicious World
  • 1995 - Symphonies of Brutality
  • 1999 - Dub Grind
  • 2003 - Still Grind Attitude[13]

EPs

  • Sabotage Organized Barbarian (1985)[2]
  • Leave Me Alone (1986)
  • WESTERN KIDS OMNIBUS 2 (COKE) (1986)
  • Split w/ Napalm Death (1988)

Members[edit]

Current line-up

  • Etsushi – lead vocals (2002–present)
  • Kawataka Daisuke – bass (1983–1986; 1990–present)
  • Toshimi Seki – guitar (1983–present)
  • Satoshi Yasue – drums (1983–present)

Past members

  • Kazuki Daido (1986–1990)
  • Naoto Fukuhara – lead vocals(1995–2002)
  • Yoshitomo 'Tottsuan' Suzuki – lead vocals (1983–1995)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Metalfan.nl. "S.O.B. - Don't Be Swindle - Metalfan.nl Review". Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b "S.O.B. / OEF europe". www.obsceneextreme.cz. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d "Sabotage Organized Barbarian". Discogs. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  4. ^ "S.O.B – METALBROTHERS.ES – Todo el Metal – All about Metal". metalbrothers.es. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  5. ^ "The Lazarus Pit: SOB's What's the Truth? - Decibel Magazine". 12 October 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  6. ^ Niesel, Jeff. "Grindcore Meets Grunge: Napalm Death and the Melvins Bring Co-Headlining Tour to Agora". Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  7. ^ "30 Years Ago: S.O.B. release Leave Me Alone EP (Sabotage Organised Barbarian)". 21 December 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Richseam". richseam.com. Archived from the original on 19 May 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  9. ^ "L-E-G-E-N-D-A-R-Y- band from Japan at Obscene Extreme!!! S.O.B.!!! / OEF europe". www.obsceneextreme.cz. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  10. ^ "S.O.B. (Discografía)". oldtendencies.blogspot.co.uk. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  11. ^ "Red Bull Music Academy Daily". daily.redbullmusicacademy.com. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  12. ^ Netherton, Jason (11 April 2014). "Extremity Retained: Notes From the Death Metal Underground". BookBaby. Retrieved 18 January 2018 – via Google Books.
  13. ^ "SOB - discography, line-up, biography, interviews, photos". Spirit-of-metal.com. Retrieved 17 November 2017.