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Formed in Boston in 1987, According to Songfacts, Buffalo Tom's name is derived from the band Buffalo Springfield and the first name of the drummer Tom Maginnis. The band epitomized the rise of indie guitar rock in the 1990s, but unfortunately they had only limited commercial success, despite the consistently high quality of their records.

While Buffalo Tom never 'officially' broke up, they took a seven year break, starting around 1999/2000. During that time while singer/guitarist Bill Janovitz… read more

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  • I bought their albums back in the nineties, oh yes I did.
  • It's hard to find a band with a great catalog and so much quality ,and the time turns the songs even better...
  • Great band
  • Good stuff, a shame I haven't heard of them earlier. At first I was thinking that this is similar to [artist]Wilco[/artist] based on the new album but now I'm not sure. Either way, they deserve a lot more recognition then they've had!
  • They were a lot better than The Verve Pipe.
  • Like alternative rock, check out this new band:
  • "I'm allowed" <3
  • Buffalo Tom - Live @ Glasgow Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland, 05-04-1994
  • Hüsker Dü rules !
  • found this band today, never heard of them. Very surprised they were not bigger in the 90s!

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