Death Cab for Cutie

American alternative rock band

Death Cab for Cutie (Death Cab or DCFC) is an American indie band. The band was started in 1997 in Bellingham, Washington. The band members are Ben Gibbard (singer, guitar), Dave Depper (singer, guitar), Chris Walla (guitar, production), Nick Harmer (bass) and Jason McGerr (drums).

Death Cab for Cutie
Death Cab for Cutie, Long Divsion European tour.jpg
Death Cab for Cutie performing "Summer Skin" on their "Long Division" European tour, at Carling Academy Sheffield on November 17, 2008. Left to right: Harmer, McGerr, Gibbard, Walla.
Background information
OriginBellingham, Washington, United States
GenresIndie rock
Indie pop
Years active1997–present
LabelsWarner Music
Atlantic Records
Barsuk Records
Fierce Panda Records
Sub Pop Records
Associated acts¡All-Time Quarterback!
The Postal Service
Martin Youth Auxiliary
The Revolutionary Hydra
The Long Winters
WebsiteOfficial website
MembersBen Gibbard
Chris Walla
Nick Harmer
Jason McGerr
Past membersNathan Good
Jayson Tolzdorf-Larson
Michael Schorr

The band's name was taken from the song "Death Cab for Cutie", written by Neil Innes and Vivian Stanshall and performed by their band the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band in The Beatles' 1967 film Magical Mystery Tour.


  • Ben Gibbard - vocals, guitar, piano (1997-present)
  • Dave Depper - guitar, keyboards, backing vocals (2016-)
  • Nick Harmer - bass (1997-present)
  • Jason McGerr - drums (2003-present)
  • Zac Rae – keyboards, guitar (2016–present)



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