Jawbox

Jawbox emerged on the tail end of the now legendary Washington, DC hardcore scene. Frontman J. Robbins did time in a later incarnation of Government Issue, a staple DC punk band, but Jawbox was always much more “post” than “hardcore.” Forging an angular, dense, riff-heavy sound that owes more to Chicago art-punk than DC hardcore, Jawbox would pave its own way through the DC scene. While many remember the group for being the first band to leave Dischord Records for a major label, Jawbox’s true legacy exists in the four albums of unique, passionate post-punk the band released during its... Read More

Genre:
Rock, Alternative/Indie
City Of Origin:
Washington, D.C., ,Washington D.C. United States
Formed Date:
1989
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