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Chavez

A math rock band akin to both Slint and the Smashing Pumpkins through angular riffs and sonically powerful performances. Following the demise of legendary indie outfits Skunk and Wider, vocalist-guitarist Matt Sweeney began playing with fellow guitarist guitarist Clay Tarver. Wider and Live Skull drummer The James Lo joined soon thereafter, and, with the help of bassist Davey Hoskins, Chavez made its first demo tape in 1993. After Hoskins left later that year, Scott Marshall (son of Happy Days creator and Pretty Woman director Garry Marshall) joined as the band's permanent bassist and the band made its live debut. After gaining considerable popularity and praise throughout the NYC club scene for their live sets, the band released their

Similar Bands: Smashing Pumpkins, Slint, Zwan, Will Oldham, Pavement

LPs
Ride The Fader
1996

3.9
8 Votes
Gone Glimmering
1995

3.3
9 Votes
EPs
Pentagram Ring
1995

Compilations
Better Days Will Haunt You
2006

3.2
9 Votes

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