THE JAB LISTEN TO THE NEW ALBUM

"The JAB is the most crucial and captivating rock and roll band emerging from the ultra-competitive Chicago scene right now."
–Rock and Blues Muse

CONSUME

New Album

The Jab is an amazing band that makes its connections through brutal honesty rather than show-off tactics. Consume is a powerful effort that drags life’s difficulties out into the daylight and burns them for fuel. Expect to hear a lot from this crew in the near future..

– Rock and Blues Muse

New Album: Consume

Release Date 02/04/20

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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"

Press

All Ages Zine reviews “Dank Mississippi”

Beneath the lyrics, sits a gritty vibe that’s full of memorable guitar riffs and rhythms that fuse together pieces of the blues with touches of edgier country, a pure rock sound, and the heart of the classic Southern rock stylings. —All Ages Zine For the full review, click here.

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New Single Premiere: “Dank Mississippi on Folk N Rock

“Dank Mississippi” is a baptism of fusion with its gritty punk vocals, emotionally-rich blues tons, and a subtle hint of raw southern folk. —Folk N Rock

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Our First Album Review: Rock and Blues Muse

The Jab is the most crucial and captivating rock and roll band emerging from the ultra-competitive Chicago scene right now. The group’s debut album, Consume, comes out February 4th, 2020 on the Medicine/The Orchard label and a single listen will quickly prove that this bunch is the Truth. The sound walks a line between blues and punk rock that touches on Led Zeppelin, The Black Keys, the Southern Rock canon, and modern dirt-road sludge. READ MORE

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Next Event

The JAB at Brewers Rock Festival 2/1/2020

Blog

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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