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Don't Break Down - The Jawbreaker Documentary and Us

Don't Break Down, The Jawbreaker documentary told the tale of the band's history, dynamics, and conclusion. It was an amazing journey through their albums and their arcs, and it all began in Southern California. I was reminded that Jawbreaker wasn't "their band" or "a band." Jawbreaker was "Our" band. Much like The LA Dodgers or many home teams, we can say "our team," as if we fans are part owners. Jawbreaker was that for us. The band was our secret, our go to, and we'd defend them no matter what. Then like most everyone else, when their final album, Dear You came out on Geffen and appeared 99 cent bins in 1995, we thought how crappy they became.  The weird thing is,...

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Jawbreaker Day from GR2 on Pitchfork

Pitchfork covers Adam Pfahler's Jawbreaker talk at GR2. It would be fun to see them back together, but if not, that's ok too. Adam addressed this for the fans and it seemed like a hot topic that went on and on with similar questions asked that lead to the same thing - getting back together. Gladly, they can still do it! Thanks for recognizing, Pitchfork and now on Substream. Here's more from Jawbreaker Day April 10, 2016.  

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GR2: Jawbreaker Day Talk Video by Adam Pfahler

Adam wanted me to edit it down, but how do you edit down a 1:50 minute talk? If you're a Jawbreaker fan, enjoy it. It's a thoughtful and entertaining talk. There is a section about recording 24 Hour Revenge Therapy with Steve Albini and later with Billy Anderson (who Adam said doesn't get enough credit for his work on this album) that's filled with details and minutiae. Perhaps that's the only part I'd dare skip through, but even then, you'll miss some great side stories. I chose to not edit that out. Sorry Adam. (He's probably mortified that this is now available to the world, but I swear it's worth it). Support Adam by making a purchase at Jawbreakerband.com and joining his new...

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GR2: Sat Oct 18th 3pm Jawbreaker Day - with Drummer Adam Pfahler

You got it. Celebrate the 20th Anniversary reissue of 24 HOUR REVENGE THERAPY with Adam Pfahler , drummer of Jawbreaker at GR2.  He will talk, read, show photos, and sign albums. You can ask him questions about anything, including the feature doc on the band that's in the works and the kind of sticks he uses. We’ll have the re-release CDs, limited RED VINYL LPs and T shirts. We'll also have photo prints for sale from Don Lewis and Eric Nakamura JAWBREAKER DAY w/ Adam Pfahler Slideshow / Talk / Album Signing Saturday, October 18, 20143 PMGiant Robot 22062 Sawtelle BlvdLos Angeles CA 90025 310-445-9276 http://gr2.net/

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