Dinosaur Jr were formed as Dinosaur in 1983 in Amherst, Massachusetts by J Mascis (guitar and vocals) and his high school classmate Lou Barlow (bass guitar), following the break-up of their hardcore punk band Deep Wound. Shortly afterwards, Murph (Emmett Patrick Murphy, drums) joined them. They changed their name following the release of their debut, Dinosaur (1985), when another band called The Dinosaurs, featuring ex-members of Country Joe and the Fish and Jefferson Airplane, threatened them with legal action. 3. A Thrash Metal band from Portugal, formed in 1989. 4.
Dinosaur - led by trumpeter & composer Laura Jurd and featuring keyboardist Elliot Galvin, bassist Conor Chaplin and drummer Corrie Dick - are signed with British label, Edition Records, and released debut album ‘Together, As One’, in September 2016. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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