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The Jonbenét


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(2003 – 2009)

The Jonbenét began in the sweltering Houston summer of 2003. Shortly after, the band recorded a 7-song demo. Following a lineup change, they self-released a five-song EP entitled “Five Stories Retold.” Not more than five months later, the band self-released three new songs on a split EP with fellow Houston band The Kidnap Soundtrack. During all this time, The Jonbenét hit the road hard, embarking on three DIY tours. Two full US (including Canada), and one of the west coast.

The music of The Jonbenét consists of a blend of indie stylings, metallic urgencies, and a post-hardcore sense of delivery laced with southern elements. Before the band’s most recent US tour, The Jonbenét were approached by Pluto Records. After signing with the label, Pluto released “The Plot Thickens,” a discography of sorts, combining remastered versions of both self-released EPs recorded in the past year. Since the release of “The Plot Thickens,” the band has toured heavily…

The band has completed work on their debut full-length, “Ugly / Heartless,” which is in stores now.

In late of 2009 the band ended their musical journey.


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  • lost1in1death

    the riffs tho

    13 Mar 2014 Reply
  • FuzzyxPickles


    19 Sep 2013 Reply
  • lipwreck


    11 Jun 2013 Reply
  • BearPolar

    Wow, really good!

    27 Nov 2012 Reply
  • fat_porno

    одни из любимых

    17 Nov 2012 Reply
  • Audiobinge

    You were right, I should have listened to this years ago.

    16 Jul 2012 Reply
  • hiddensinful

    Fingers crossed for a reunion tour someday, love this band <3

    7 May 2011 Reply
  • Mazi92Mazi

    somebady that have there hole Discrophy ? plz give me a link!

    18 Sep 2010 Reply
  • Mazi92Mazi

    somebody that have a worked link to download : Five Stories Retold ?

    16 Sep 2010 Reply
  • ednairb7


    13 Jul 2010 Reply
  • paintweather

    does anybody have "the face under the pillow" or "once I was conceived" from their first EP? (seven short stories by mortimer t. chimneytot) I can't find them anywhere :[

    26 Feb 2010 Reply
  • Ana_Balaclava

    i just came back from their last show :(

    20 Dec 2009 Reply
  • bluntbulletloco

    Amazing band

    16 Dec 2009 Reply
  • proficient

    Can somehow combine my The Jonbenét and The Jonbenet plays? I don't like how some of my plays have the wrong tags.

    9 Dec 2009 Reply
  • xEvyn

    Can't believe they're breaking up. I just recently got into them, goddammit.

    17 Nov 2009 Reply
  • barnburner

    last shows = Fallcore November 21. &&& last shows for both The Jonbenet and At All Cost Austin Dec. 18 @ Red 7 Houston Dec. 19 @ Walters On Washington

    27 Oct 2009 Reply
  • beepboopROBOTS

    fucking SICK live show.

    8 Oct 2009 Reply
  • veeskis

    One of the most amazing bands I've had the pleasure of being a fan for.

    22 Sep 2009 Reply
  • KageNaraku

    I remember back in 04 when I discovered Ugly/Heartless while I browsed a hot topic (To see wtf hot topic was since there aren't any in Canada) and I fell in love. And now I just reminded myself how much I loved this band. I can't believe they haven't put anything out since then. Are they even still together?

    4 Sep 2009 Reply
  • workinonleavin


    26 Aug 2009 Reply
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