Sunday, February 26, 2012

Friday night's showcase: Jab Jab Suckerpunch

Posted By on Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 7:13 PM

Jab Jab Suckerpunch played Round 5 of the 2012 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase.
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  • Jab Jab Suckerpunch played Round 5 of the 2012 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase.

Closing out Round 5 and the semifinals, Jab Jab Suckerpunch brought a 200-proof blast of pure, hedonistic rock 'n' roll to the crowd. The band's sound could be described as The Jesus Lizard by way of Motorhead by way of an aural curbstomping. It's hard to convey how punishingly loud the band was, but rest assured, many ears were still ringing the next morning.

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