The Jesus Lizard

When indie label Touch & Go announced that no more new albums would be issued with their 27-year-old name on the sleeve, Pitchfork Media paid tribute by posting a 1994 concert video of one of the label's more characterizing bands, The Jesus Lizard. From watching that footage, it feels like the Jesus Lizard can hardly be explained. At times, they sound like a nihilistic, coked-up Fugazi. They could play straightforward, nearly accessible tunes that rivaled their contemporaries in Nirvana. Other times, they could sound just plain nasty, and a little scary, like the Birthday Party, one of vocalist David... Read More

Rock, Alternative/Indie, Noise Rock
City Of Origin:
Chicago, ,Illinois United States
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