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Dinosaur Jr

Dinosaur Jr

Massachusetts-based alternative rock band formed in the 80s.

Key members include: J Mascis - guitar and vocals, Lou Barlow - bass and Murph - drums.

The band were originally called Dinosaur and added the Jr. to avoid legal action from a band of the same name.

Along with Husker Du, they pioneered the SST-label sound with their intense feedback-drenched songs and Mascis' trademark vocal drawl.

They came to prominence with singles "Freak Scene", "Start Choppin" and a cover of The Cure's "Just Like Heaven" and the albums "Green Mind", "Bug" and "I Bet On Sky".