About to reform, Dinosaur Jr were one of the great guitar acts of the 89's, but fell apart in spectacular fashion after recording three classic albums. Frontman J Mascis talks to Mark Rowland about their traumatic break up and getting back together
Mark Rowland examines Dinosaur Jr's four 1990's albums, which have just been re-released in expanded and remastered editions on Cherry Red.
Capital Music Hall, Ottawa, 22/1/2010
Andrew Carver watches reformed grunge rockers Dinosaur Jr plays an excellent, if deafening show at the Capital Music Hall in Ottawa
Metro, London, 28/2/2007
In front of a specially invited audience, Neil Palmer watches J. Mascis play a ferocious and powerful set to promote 'Beyond', his reformed band Dinosaur Jr's forthcoming first album in over 15 years
This Metal Sky
In the second instalment of his 'This Metal sky' series, in which he will examining in depth a new piece of music each month, Jeff Thiessen looks at Dinosaur Jr's latest comeback album, 'Farm'
After Lou Barlow's departure from influential late 80's grunge group Dinosaur Jr the band carried on with J Mascis taking the helm. Mark Rowland looks at the band's first post-Barlow albums, 'Green Mind' and 'Where You Been' which have been reissued