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Tobin Esperance

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14, 1979
Vacaville, CA
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14, 1979 (age 39)
Vacaville, CA


Bass player and primary songwriter for hard rock band Papa Roach, for whom he first served as a roadie, and went on to record the album Metamorphosis in 2009.

Before Fame

He was a warehouseman before joining Papa Roach; he replaced Will James in the band.


He wrote or co-wrote most of the tracks on the band's album, Getting Away with Murder, from 2004.

Family Life

His first bass was given to him when he was eight by his father; he taught himself how to play. He had a daughter, Ava, with wife Jennifer, who he married in 2002 and divorced in 2005.

Associated With

His skills were greatly valued by Jacoby Shaddix, lead singer for Papa Roach.