- Skinhead Rob
Rob Aston, also known as Skinhead RobFact|date=July 2008, is an American
musicianand a member of the rap group Expensive Taste, along with Paul Walland Travis Barker. With Tim Armstrongof Rancid, he founded punk/hip hop band Transplants and provided lead vocals on all of their releases.
Aston's career began as a roadie for bands AFI and Rancid. He eventually started a solo career, releasing the song "Show Me". He became involved in the Transplants when Tim Armstrong asked for
lyricsto the songs Aston had been writing. The two started jamming in Armstrong's basement. They eventually invited Travis Barkerof Blink-182to provide drumtracks, instead of using drum-loops as originally planned.
At the end of the
2005 Vans Warped Tour, Transplants took a hiatus and Rob and Travis joined Houston rapper Paul Wall, who chopped and screwedthe Transplants' Haunted Citiesalbum, to form a new group called Expensive Taste. He has been interviewed by Nardwuar the Human Serviette, along with Travis.
Aston sang on the track "Red Hot Moon" from Rancid's "Indestructible" album and
Lars Frederiksen and the Bastardssong "Switchblade". He was also featured on Bun B's 2005 album "Trill", on the track "Late Night Creepin".
Songs featuring Aston
* "Ay Kay" by Strong Arm Steady
* "Airforces" by Strong Arm Steady
* "Red Hot Moon" by
* "Switchblade" by
Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards
* "Late Night Creepin'" by Bun B
* "Pop One of These" by
Paul Walland Too Short
* "This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race (Remix)" by Fall Out BoyFact|date=July 2008
* "Mechanix" by
Danny Diablofeaturing Necro
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