RIOT

New single

“Riot” is a social conscious alarm clock going off next to society’s bed. It’s a rock n roll call to action in response to the restless discontent and disempowerment so many feel in our society – a response to inequality, addiction, consumerism, violence. “Riot” is The JAB’s mission statement.

From the new Album Consume

Release Date 02/04/20

"'Riot' is soulful, complex, and the sound of smoldering rock 'n' roll ambitions and swagger presented in an infectious package."
–PopMatters

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THE JAB

Biography

The JAB frontman Jam Alker was showcasing his punk-blues aesthetic for major labels on the Chicago club circuit just a handful of years ago. With the world at his fingertips, he swapped his guitar for the needle and disappeared for nearly a decade. In 2014, the birth of his daughter finally flipped the life or death switch and he began treatment. An arduous journey of detox and songwriting therapy laid the…

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Consume

"RIOT"

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The Jab announce “Consume”

The slick guitar riff pulls you into the song the same way that those opening riffs of [the Black Crowes’] “Twice As Hard” did the moment that you hit play.

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Single Review: The Jab – “Riot”

The slick guitar riff pulls you into the song the same way that those opening riffs of [the Black Crowes’] “Twice As Hard” did the moment that you hit play.

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The JAB Releases “Riot”

The JAB finds the sweet spot between blues and punk with “a response to inequality, addiction, consumerism, violence” on “Riot”.

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Consume Album

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Unisex Hoodie

$40.00

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The JAB at Brewers Rock Festival 2/1/2020

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12_6_19 Ryan on the release of “Riot” (Dec. 13)
Ryan on the release of “Riot”

Upon the eve of the release of the band’s new record, Consume, I couldn’t be more excited and in alignment with the art that we’ve…

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Ryan on the release of “Riot”

Upon the eve of the release of the band’s new record, Consume, I couldn’t be more excited and in alignment with the art that we’ve…

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