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Derek O'Brien

Born: Jan 11, 1963

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

Derek O'Brien

Date of Birth : Jan 11, 1963
Birth Place : United States of America

Derek Shawn O'Brien is a drummer and producer / engineer who has been involved with many bands and projects throughout his career. He started his career while still at Fullerton High School and played in Rock cover bands by night with Guitarists Stan De Witt and Frank Agnew. While still in High School, he joined local punk rock band Social Distortion and was considered to be the group's first real and consistent drummer. His recordings with the band include the first EP "1945", Single, BYO Compilation song "", and first full length album Mommy's Little Monster. He was also featured in the cult classic Documentary "Another State Of Mind". O'Brien was also involved in D.I.. He played on their 1983 EP D.I., which was later re-released as Team Goon on Triple X Records. Derek performs as the drummer for D.I. in the film Suburbia, and is part of D.I.'s 1983 self-promotional video Suburbia Sessions Bassist Brent Liles and O'Brien would again be bandmates from 1989 to the early 1990s with Agent Orange Touring North America and recording "".

Also known as


  • O''Brien, Derek
  • Derek Shawn O''Brien
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