Sam Black Church (band)

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Sam Black Church
Jet at expo 1.jpg
Jet
Background information
OriginBoston, Massachusetts, United States
GenresHardcore punk
Boston hardcore
Years active1988–2000
LabelsTaang!
Untangled
Wonderdrug
Associated actsJet Fuel
Past membersJesse "Jet" Crandall - Vocals
Ben Crandall - Guitar
Richard G. Lewis - Bass
J.R. Roach - Drums
Zack Adrien - Guitar
 
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Sam Black Church
Jet at expo 1.jpg
Jet
Background information
OriginBoston, Massachusetts, United States
GenresHardcore punk
Boston hardcore
Years active1988–2000
LabelsTaang!
Untangled
Wonderdrug
Associated actsJet Fuel
Past membersJesse "Jet" Crandall - Vocals
Ben Crandall - Guitar
Richard G. Lewis - Bass
J.R. Roach - Drums
Zack Adrien - Guitar

Sam Black Church (also known as SBC) was a Boston hardcore band that played from 1988 to 2000. It was named after the West Virginia community of Sam Black Church.

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Sam Black Church were known for their energetic live performances. They played a frenetic blend of hardcore, metal, and thrash and shared bills with bands as diverse as Bad Brains, Clutch, Motörhead, Cro-Mags, Nothingface, Stuck Mojo, and Helmet. They were one of the most popular hardcore bands in the Northeast United States for a period in the mid-1990s.[1]

After releasing their first three EPs on Taang! Records, Sam Black Church left for Wonderdrugrecords where they remained until the band broke up in 2000.[2]

Sam Black Church reunited for a sold out show on September 22, 2007, at The Roxy in Boston. Unearth, Madball and Darkbuster opened the show.[3][4]

Sam Black Church will be playing the Hometown Throwdown 16 with The Mighty Mighty Bosstones at House of Blues in Boston December 29th, 2013

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