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Pinback



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Hometown: San Diego, CA (USA)

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Pinback is an indie rock band from San Diego, California, currently signed to Touch and Go Records . The band was formed in 1998 by singers, songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Armistead Burwell Smith IV (also known as Zach Smith) and Rob Crow. The band has 2 drummers that switch off and on, Chris Prescott, and Tom Zinser. Other members of Pinback past and present are: Terrin Durfey, Eric Hoversten, Ryan Bromley, Cameron Jones, Kenseth Thideau, Gabriel Voiles, MC, Dmitri Dziensuwski, Donny Van Zandt, and Thatcher Orbitachi.

The band's moniker is a reference to a character in the film Dark Star (played by Dan O'Bannon, who also co-wrote the film), directed by John Carpenter. Audio samples from this film are used frequently in the band's early works.

Related Bands

Goblin Cock, Rob Crow, The Jade Shader

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Pinback Information Retrieved

Pinback

Information Retrieved (2012)

Temporary Residence Ltd

Pinback Autumn of the Seraphs

Pinback

Autumn of the Seraphs (2007)

Touch and Go

Videos: Pinback: "Sediment"
Pinback have posted a new video for "Sediment." It's from last year's Information Retrieved . You can click Read More for the…
August 26, 2013
Videos: Pinback announce 'Information Retrieved'
San Diego's Pinback will be releasing a new album titled Information Retrieved on October 16, 2012 via Temporary Residence. It'll be the band's first…
July 27, 2012
Videos: Rob Crow: "So Way"
Rob Crow of Pinback has released the second video from his new solo album, He Thinks He's People. It is the follow-up to Living Well which was released in 2007. You can click…
January 09, 2012
Videos: Rob Crow: "Sophistructure"
Rob Crow of Pinback has released the first video from his new solo album, He Thinks He's People. It is the follow-up to Living Well which was released in 2007. You can click…
October 27, 2011
Media: Rob Crow: 'He Thinks He's People'
Rob Crow of Pinback has posted a stream of his forthcoming solo album, He Thinks He's People, which is due out October 18th, 2011. It is the follow-up to Living Well…
October 12, 2011
Media: Rob Crow: "Build"
Rob Crow of Pinback has posted another new song from his forthcoming solo album, He Thinks He's People, which is due out October 18th, 2011. It is the follow-up to Living…
September 30, 2011
Media: Rob Crow: "Tranked"
Rob Crow of Pinback has posted another new song from his forthcoming solo album, He Thinks He's People, which is due out October 18, 2011. It is the follow-up to Living…
September 15, 2011
Media: Rob Crow: "Scalped"
Rob Crow of Pinback has posted two free downloads from his forthcoming solo album, He Thinks He's People, which is due out October 18, 2011. It is the follow-up to Living…
August 30, 2011
Media: Rob Crow: "Sophistructure"
Rob Crow of Pinback has released a new song from his forthcoming solo album, He Thinks He's People. It's due out October 18, 2011 via Temporary Residence and has been compared to…
August 04, 2011
Tours: Pinback announce new 7-inch, spring tour
San Diego, CA's Pinback has resurfaced with news of a new two-song 7-inch to be released on Record Store Day, April 16, as well as a three-week American tour that kicks off on…
April 04, 2011

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