Brendan O'Brien

1960 - Today

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Brendan O'Brien (born June 30, 1960) is an American record producer, mixer, engineer, and musician. He has worked with many groups and artists during his career, such as AC/DC, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, Bob Dylan, Rage Against the Machine, and Bruce Springsteen.His career blossomed as a young guitarist with a local Atlanta band by the name of Pranks, signed by what was then Century Artists Management. The management company had what many considered the best of Atlanta and the surrounding region in those days, including the likes of Mother's Finest, Ezra Pound and a dozen other "super-regional" acts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brendan O'Brien has received more than 17,031 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Brendan O'Brien is the 2,289th most popular musician (down from 2,004th in 2019), the 12,224th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,881st in 2019) and the 998th most popular American Musician.

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  • 16

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  • 2.30

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  • 3.13

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Among musicians, Brendan O'Brien ranks 2,289 out of 2,675Before him are Kathleen Hanna, Jaska Raatikainen, Nigel Godrich, Rocky Gray, Pabllo Vittar, and Sully Erna. After him are Daniel Erlandsson, Derek Trucks, Mikel Herzog, Jani Lane, Sylvain Sylvain, and Björn Gelotte.

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Among people born in 1960, Brendan O'Brien ranks 542Before him are Paul Harrington, Steven Swanson, Vincent Peillon, Tony Anselmo, Packie Bonner, and Bruce Baumgartner. After him are Mikel Herzog, Marijan Pušnik, Jonathan Larson, Prvoslav Vujcic, Shinji Kobayashi, and Hiroshi Matsuda.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Brendan O'Brien ranks 12,224 out of 15,968Before him are Marc Maron (1963), Charlie Wilson (1953), Bruce Baumgartner (1960), Charles Krauthammer (1950), Taylor Negron (1957), and Ed Gordon (1908). After him are Ashley Massaro (1979), Jasmine Guy (1962), Henry Louis Gates Jr. (1950), Benjamin Fitzpatrick (1802), Juicy J (1975), and Moisés Arias (1994).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Brendan O'Brien ranks 998Before him are The-Dream (1977), Dr. Luke (1973), Eric Peterson (1964), Kathleen Hanna (1968), Rocky Gray (1974), and Sully Erna (1968). After him are Derek Trucks (1979), Jani Lane (1964), Terence Blanchard (1962), Stan Bush (1953), Ross Robinson (1967), and BT (1971).