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Obits @ East River Amphitheater, NYC
Obits at the Grog Shop, Cleveland, OH on March 10, 2011
  • Rick Froberg
  • Sohrab Habibion
  • Greg Simpson
  • Alexis Fleisig
  • Drive Like Jehu
  • Hot Snakes
  • Pitchfork
  • Edsel
  • Shortstack
  • The Forgery Series
  • Girls Against Boys
  • Paramount Styles
  • Bellini

Obits are an American rock band formed in 2006 in Brooklyn, New York. The band members are veterans of other independent rock bands: Guitarist/vocalist Rick Froberg was previously a member of Pitchfork, Drive Like Jehu, and Hot Snakes, and guitarist Sohrab Habibion was a member of Edsel. The band has released three albums, I Blame You (2009), Moody, Standard and Poor (2011) and Bed & Bugs (2013). (via Wikipedia)



Cowdybaby on 03/23/10 at 06:12PM
The first time I heard the Obits was when they performed on the Jimmy Fallon show. They played Fake Kinkade and right away I was hooked. It was one of those songs that you hear and it makes you want to do two things. Hear the band again and find out as much as you can about them. I downloaded the torrent of the album and researched the band. I believe in supporting bands so after I heard the whole album - which was amazing from "cover to cover" I went down to our cities only Indie record store and purchased the Album. It is a shame that radio Music Programmers are not more interested in broadening peoples horizons and getting them into new relevant bands rather then playing the One hit itunes wonders of the day. Anyways I know the album came out in 2009, but I did not get it until 2010 and it is my favourite album I have heard this year and I am trying to getting everyone I know to give a listen to this amazing new band called the Obits. Thank You for making good music and please come to London (my home town) or Toronto. And if you are a fan SUPPORT THIS BAND! BUY THEIR ALBUM! Email your radio station and say "Why are you not playing these guys? It's the only way to make a change!
David J. Cowen
softenerreviews on 03/01/13 at 03:51PM
lovely work :) thanks for sharing!
Cowdybaby on 03/01/13 at 07:40PM
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