The Cobbs – Artist Bio

Like & ShareTweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on StumbleUponPin on PinterestEmail this to someonePrint this pageDigg thisShare on Tumblr

 The Cobbs (Philadelphia based Group) – ARCHIVED

The Cobbs Sing the Deathcapades (Self-Released)

The Cobbs – Philadelphia-based group began as Ty Cobb, named after its band members Ryan Cobb and Paul Cobb. It comes as no surprise that the estate of the legendary baseball player from which the band’s name was taken took legal action against our indie musicians, forcing the band to change their moniker to Mad Action.

After two releases under the Ty Cobb name and several as Mad Action, they took a couple of years off to complete their latest collection of rock greatness, Sing The Deathcapades.

Just to add another new direction on the band’s map, they changed names once again, this time to The Cobbs. Their current incarnation includes Ryan and Paul Cobb, along with Chris Coello, Maxwell Lee and Ryan Smith.

Following “Trophies,” in 2002, the pair released a follow-up ep entitled 7y Co66, on Black Rebel Motorcycle Clubs Abstract Dragon imprint. The limited pressing of only a few hundred copies gained critical aclaim with the British press. Unfortunitly, the name was now out there and the Ty Cobb estate came a knockin’. The moniker Mad Action was born.

Visit Our Music Blog – International Music Industry News & Events

In 2004, Ryan and Paul Cobb signed to LOOG/Polydor records and immediately released 2 ep’s entitled “Teac Attack” & “Just Like Fresh Air”. A total of 18 songs spread over half an hour, that manage to take in folk, rock, sea shanties, blues, country, and punk in a scattershot approach that is as exhilarating as it is eclectic. Again, the Cobb brothers gained rave reviews in the British music press. A full length record entitled “And Begin” followed.

After spending the past 2 years recording their new record, producing/engineering numerous acts, such as BRMC, Kasabian, Mainline, Bottom of the Hudson, Peasant, and Hugo Chakra Bong, and temporarily touring and taking care of drums and guitar duties in the band Mazarin (I&Ear/BellaUnion), Ryan and Paul have re-surfaced with a new band called The Cobbs, a fitting name for the musical duo. This home-grown, DIY rock & roll outfit just wrapped up a tour with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club supporting their self-released record “Sing the Deathcapades.”
   
Share your musical escapades with us! Email Us at contact@musicalescapades.com

Like & ShareTweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on StumbleUponPin on PinterestEmail this to someonePrint this pageDigg thisShare on Tumblr

Our Music Blog

Like to stay updated with the latest music news? Join our Latest Music Industry News & Events Blog for updates on International Artists, Music Festivals, Events & PR.

RSS International Music Industry News – Blog, MusicalEscapades

  • Common Percussion Instruments September 29, 2015
    Percussion Instruments and Their Varieties What is the meaning of Percussion? Percussion refers to the act of hitting, striking or scraping to create sound. All percussion instruments are either beaten with a beater, hit, scraped or struck with hand or against each other to produce a combination of different sounds. Common Percussion Instruments... [[ This […]
  • Make Music Day 2015 Announces Thousands of Events Nationwide June 19, 2015
    MAKE MUSIC DAY 2015 ANNOUNCES LINEUP FEATURING THOUSANDS OF EVENTS NATIONWIDE For Immediate Release Free Outdoor Music Making Events Open to all June 21 Across the U.S. and Around the World New York, NY (June 10, 2015)–Make Music Day announces full lineup of more than 2,250 free, outdoor musical events taking place in 23 U.S.… […]
  • Support Music With Goodshop April 10, 2015
    It’s Easy To Support Music With Goodshop! Summer is fast approaching, and I know you’re starting to think all things warm weather: grilling, traveling, sundresses, fireworks. What if there was a way to buy all the things you need for Summer and also support your favorite music non-profit at the same time? Thanks to Goodshop,… […]