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Rob Middleton

Rob Middleton

Real/full name:
Robert Middleton
Place of origin:
United Kingdom


British guitarist and vocalist, best known for his work with legendary crust/metal crossover band Deviated Instinct.

As a visual artist he has provided cover artwork for many extreme metal bands including Napalm Death, Gorefest and Extreme Noise Terror.


As Mid:
Vocals, Guitars (1997-present)

Deviated Instinct

As Rob:
Vocals (1984-1991, 2007-present), Guitars (1984-1991, 2007-present)

1986 Tip of the Iceberg (Demo) Guitars, Vocals
1986 Terminal Filth Stenchcore (Demo) Guitars, Vocals (as "Mid")
1987 Welcome to the Orgy (EP) Vocals, Guitars
1987 Consolidation E.P. (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1988 Rock n' Roll Conformity Vocals, Guitars
1989 Guttural Breath Guitars, Vocals (as "Mid")
1989 1989 Demo (Demo) Vocals, Guitars
1990 Nailed (EP) Guitars, Vocals (as "Mid")
1990 Definitive Instinct (Compilation) Vocals (tracks 1-9), Guitars (as "Mid")
1990 Vile Visions (Split video) Vocals, Guitars
1991 Grave / Deviated Instinct / Devolution (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "Mid")
2006 Welcome to the Orgy (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals
2012 Liberty the Sanctuary of Slaves (EP) Guitars, Vocals (as "Mid")
2012 Deviated Instinct / Summon the Crows (Split) Guitars, Vocals (as "Mid")
2018 Husk (EP) Vocals, Guitars (as "Mid")
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Guitars, Vocals

Spine Wrench

Guitars, Vocals (1992-1996)

1992 No Rest for the Wicked (Split) Vocals, Guitars
1993 Spite Junkie (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1993 Tapping the Vein (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1994 Soulscape (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1995 Heeldrag / Green as a Dying Whore (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1995 Def.Master / Spine Wrench (Split) All Instruments, Vocals


As Mid:
Guitars (2008-?)

50 Caliber

2001 Left for Dead Artwork, Design (as "Mid")


1986 Path to Destruction (EP) Cover art (as "Mid")
1989 The Ultimate Desecration Cover art (as "Mid")

Deviated Instinct

1987 Welcome to the Orgy (EP) Artwork (poster)
1988 Rock n' Roll Conformity Artwork
1989 Guttural Breath Artwork (as "Mid")
2018 Husk (EP) Artwork (as "Mid")

Discordance Axis

1995 Ulterior Cover art (as "Mid")


1992 False Cover art (as "Mid")
2005 The Ultimate Collection Part 2 - False & Erase + Bonus (Compilation) Cover art (as "Mid")
2005 La Muerte Cover art
2007 Rise to Ruin Artwork (as "Mid")

Landmine Marathon

2011 Gallows Cover art (as "Rob "Mid" Middleton")

Medulla Nocte

2000 Dying from the Inside Cover art, Design (as Bonehive Designs) (as "MID")

Napalm Death

1991 Mass Appeal Madness (EP) Artwork (as "Mid")
1991 Death by Manipulation (Compilation) Artwork (as "MID")
1992 Utopia Banished Cover art (as "Mid")
1994 Hung (Single) Artwork (as "Mid")
1999 Leaders Not Followers (EP) Artwork (as "Mid")
2000 Enemy of the Music Business Cover Art (as "MID")
2002 Order of the Leech Images (as "Mid")
2004 Leaders Not Followers: Part 2 Artwork (as "Mid")
2012 Scum / From Enslavement to Obliteration / Harmony Corruption / Utopia Banished (Boxed set) Cover art (as "Mid")


2010 Necessary Extinction Artwork

Send More Paramedics

2005 Tales Told by Dead Men (Split) Layout, Artwork (as "Mid")

Spine Wrench

1995 Heeldrag / Green as a Dying Whore (Single) Layout, Design

Stampin' Ground

2000 Carved from Empty Words Cover art, Artwork (as "Mid")
Added by: Sodomatic_Slaughter Modified by: mrmetalhead
Added on: 2011-05-11 14:42:16 Last modified on: 2021-07-02 08:21:49
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