|Genre (s)||Indie rock , post hardcore|
|Adam Wade (1989-1992)|
|Bill Barbot (1990-1997)|
|Zachary Barocas (1992-1997)|
Jawbox was founded in 1989 by the previous bassist for the Washington hardcore punk group Government Issue , J. Robbins, Adam Wade (drums) and Kim Coletta. Robbins acted as guitarist and singer in his new band, while Coletta took over bass.
Her first album, Grippe , was recorded in 1990 and released in 1991 by Dischord Records . It contains a cover version of the Joy Division track Something Must Break and was recorded by Girls Against Boys member Eli Janney. After the recordings, Bill Barbot joined as a second guitarist. With this line-up, the group recorded their second album. Novelty was produced by Iain Burgess, who had previously worked primarily with Chicago punk bands like Naked Raygun , Pegboy and Big Black . Drummer Wade left the band shortly thereafter and joined Shudder to Think . He was replaced by Zachary Barocas.
- 1991: Flu ( Dischord Records )
- 1992: Novelty (Dischord Records)
- 1994: For Your Own Special Sweetheart ( Atlantic Records )
- 1996: Jawbox (Atlantic Records)
- 1990: Jawbox (DeSoto Records)
- 1991: Split with Jawbreaker
- 1992: Tongues (Dischord Records)
- 1993: Jackpot Plus (Dischord Records)
- 1995: Your Choice Live - Split with Leatherface ( Your Choice Records )
- Jawbox - Profile at Desoto Records (accessed November 26, 2009)