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Shellac - 86% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Rock enfant terrible Steve Albini (22 July 1962, Pasadena, Callifornia, USA; ex-Big Black / Rapeman) formed this trio on an informal basis in 1993. Buoyed by the attention garnered in the wake of his producing In Utero for Nirvana, Albini (guitar/vocals), fellow recording engineer Bob Weston (b. Waltham, Massachusetts, USA; bass) and Todd Trainer (drums) issued ‘The Rud Read more

Big Black - 80% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Initially based in Evanstown, Illinois, USA, Big Black made its recording debut in 1983 with the six-track EP Lungs. Fronted by guitarist/vocalist Steve Albini (22 July 1962, Pasadena, Callifornia, USA), the band underwent several changes before completing Bulldozer the following year. A more settled line-up was formed around Albini, Santiago Durango (guitar) and Dave Riley Read more

Rapeman - 73% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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This controversially named US act was created when Steve Albini (22 July 1962, Pasadena, Callifornia, USA, ex-Big Black; guitar/vocals) joined forces with two former members of Scratch Acid, David Wm. Sims (bass) and Rey Washam (drums). The trio was short-lived and their output comprised one single, ‘Inki’s Butt Crack’, released on the cult Sub Pop Records lab Read more

Butthole Surfers - 53% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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It is difficult to be indifferent about the Butthole Surfers; it’s a simple love or loathe. Tagged as the sickest band in the world, they thrive on their own antics, which include simulated sex, urinating and masturbation on stage. This tends to mask their musical ability and commercial potential.Formerly known as the Ashtray Baby Heads, this maveri Read more

Flipper - 53% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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San Francisco hardcore band Flipper formed in 1979 with original members Will Shatter (d. 1987; bass, vocals), Steve DePace (drums), both former members of Negative Trend, Bruce Lose (bass, vocals) and Ted Falconi (guitar), also of Negative Trend, on drums. Following the single ‘Love Canal’/‘Ha Ha’, on Subterranean Records, the group released its debut and b Read more

Pissed Jeans - 52% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Metz - 38% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Mudhoney - 38% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mudhoney, forged from a host of hobbyist bands, could lay claim to the accolade ‘godfathers of grunge’ more legitimately than most - whether or not they desired that title. The band, named after a movie by cult US film director Russ Meyer, was formed in Seattle at the start of 1988 by Mark Arm (Mark Thomas McLaughlin, 21 February 1962, California, USA; vocals), Ste Read more

Girls Against Boys - 32% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Evocative US alternative rock band Girls Against Boys formed originally in Washington, DC, in 1990, but soon relocated to New York. A quartet of Scott McCloud (vocals/guitar), Alexis Fleisig (drums), Eli Janney (bass/keyboards) and Johnny Temple (bass), had all formerly been part of Dischord Records recording artists Soul Side (Janney was that unit’s sound engineer). Havin Read more

Dead Confederate - 29% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Meat Puppets - 29% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Tempe, Arizona, USA, Curt Kirkwood (10 January 1959, Wichita Falls, Texas, USA; guitar/vocals), Cris Kirkwood (b. 22 October 1960, Amarillo, Texas, USA; bass/vocals) and Derrick Bostrom (b. 23 June 1960, Phoenix, Arizona, USA; drums) made their debut in 1981 with a five-track EP, In A Car. Meat Puppets, released the following year on the influential hardcore label Read more

Sonic Youth - 29% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A product of New York’s experimental ‘no-wave’ scene, Sonic Youth first recorded under the auspices of avant garde guitarist Glenn Branca. Thurston Moore (25 July 1958, Coral Gables, Florida, USA; guitar) and Lee Ranaldo (b. 3 February 1956, Glen Cove, New York, USA; guitar) performed together on Branca’s Symphony No. 1. With the addition of Kim Gordon (b Read more

The Ex - 26% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Unconventional Dutch conglomerate formed in 1979 when punk first hit the Netherlands and a variety of like minds came together as a politically active musical and social unit. The Ex were formed from the ashes of two small local bands, and their varied membership has included G.W. Sok (vocals), Terrie Hessels (guitar), Sabien Witteman (drums), Katrin Bornfeld (drums), Jos Kley Read more

Dinosaur Jr. - 25% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This uncompromising alternative rock band from the university town of Amherst, Massachusetts, USA, was originally called simply Dinosaur. Their musical onslaught eventually dragged them, alongside the Pixies, into the rock mainstream of the late 80s.Both J. Mascis (10 December 1965, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA; vocals/guitar) and Lou Barlow (b. Louis Read more

Royal Trux - 25% match to The Jesus Lizard

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The drug-addled, chemically-fuelled dirty rock habits of Neil Hagerty (USA; vocals/guitar) and Jennifer Herrema (b. 1972, USA; vocals/sundry instruments) did much to brighten up the US alternative rock scene during Royal Trux’s prolonged existence. Royal Trux was formed in 1985 while Hagerty was still playing guitar in Pussy Galore. He was responsible for the latter Read more


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