|Rob Barrett is the guitarist for the death metal band Cannibal Corpse and currently resides in Tampa, FL. He joined in 1993 and left in 1997, but rejoined in 2005. He features on the albums The Bleeding, Vile and Kill. He is responsible for helping create several Cannibal Corpse songs, including "Absolute Hatred", "Devoured by Vermin", "She Was Asking for It" and "Stripped, Raped and Strangled". In 1992, he played lead guitar on the landmark death metal album Retribution by Malevolent Creation. Later that year he joined Cannibal Corpse shortly after they had recorded Tomb of the Mutilated and stayed for the subsequent tours and played with the band through 1996's Monolith of Death tour. Although he left in 1997, he rejoined in 2005 to replace Jack Owen, who left to work on his second band Adrift and Deicide. He also has an endorsement deal with Dean Guitars.
He also performed guitar and vocals with Solstice on the album Solstice.
Barrett performed guitar on the Roadrunner United album, his playing can be heard on the tracks Annihilation by the Hands of God, and Constitution Down.