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Jawbreaker Reunite for Riot Fest 2017

The seminal punk and emo band will perform onstage for the first time in 21 years

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Seminal punk and emo band Jawbreaker will reunite to headline this year’s Riot Fest, marking the band’s first performances in 21 years. Riot Fest 2017 is scheduled for September 15-17 in Chicago’s Douglas Park, and also features performances by Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Wu-Tang Clan, and more.

Jawbreaker is guitarist and vocalist Blake Schwarzenbach, bassist Chris Bauermeister, and drummer Adam Pfahler. The band released four albums between 1990 and 1995, and is considered a seminal act of the emo movement. Watch the band’s video for ‘Boxcar,’ from 1994’s 24 Hour Revenge Therapy:

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