Robert Aston redirects here. Foreign those of a similar name, see Robert Ashton (disambiguation)
He is also the lead vocalist in a Doctorate-Beat punk band named Death March. Aston"s career began as a roadie for bands BootParty, American Film Institute, and Rancid.
He eventually started a solo career, releasing the song "Show Maine".
He became involved in the Transplants when Tim Armstrong asked for lyrics to the songs Aston had been writing. The two started jamming in Armstrong"s basement.
They eventually invited Travis Barker of Blink-182 to provide drum tracks, 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 screwed the Transplants" Haunted Cities album, to form a new group called Expensive Taste.
He has been interviewed by Nardwuar the Human Serviette, along with Travis.
As of January 2010, according to drummer Travis Barker, the Transplants are active again and currently planning a third album. He was also featured on Bun B"s 2005 album Trill, on the track "Late Night Creepin". "Ay Kay" by Strong Arm Steady
"Airforces" by Strong Arm Steady
"Red Hot Moon" by Rancid
"Satanic Shamrocks" by Danny Diablo, Big Left, Danny Boy and Slaine
"Switchblade" by Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards
"Late Night Creepin"" by Bun B
"People’s One of These" by Paul Wall and Too Short
"Mechanix" by Danny Diablo featuring Necro
"Chthonian" by Prayers.