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With frontman Lance Hahn always at its core, J Church began in San Francisco in 1992. The original lineup was completed by bassist Gardner Maxam (who was in The Sharx, and played with Lance in his previous band, Cringer) and drummer Aaron Olson.

The group was named for the San Francisco Muni Metro line that Hahn took down Church Street to work, as well as to band practice in the the early days. Through the years, Lance was joined by… read more

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  • J Church are one of those bands that I never think to listen to, but when I see one of their albums I put it on and listen to it for hours on repeat. Beautiful honest songs.
  • Agree 100% with the two below.
  • There's something addicting about this band, and I love it. It's criminal how few listeners they have.
  • you were a cool fucking guy, Lance. RIP.
  • dudes, I need "This Is Fucked, This Is Shit" compilation, where was J Church song. Homemade Records, 7", 1992. Jabberjaw - Thinner J Church - Misery Jolt - Let It Go Good Grief - C.F.D. J church was one of 4 bands on it as you can see. Please contact me if you have it and can sell\rip\whatever it. thanx.
  • love this band
  • I really wish I had gotten into J Church while Lance was still alive. RIP.
  • it's still hard to listen to J Church...Lance left us so much...
  • missing lance today
  • I have been a long time fan.. Had no idea that Lance passed until just now. J Church was one of my favorite bands growing up. Their music got me through some of the toughest times in my life. I talked to Lance a couple times after shows, and he was always really down to earth, and genuinely enjoyed talking to the kids. "That's the thought that I'll keep"

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