Much The Same photographed by Nick Marion

Much The Same

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Hometown: Chicago, IL (USA)


A punk rock band from the suburbs of Chicago, IL. The band was formed in 1999 under the name Don't Look Down and changed to Much The Same in 2001 after a legal dispute with the New Jersey–based Don't Look Down.

After releasing a full length on Anti–Flag's A–F Records, the band signed to Nitro and will release their next album in the summer of 2006.


Much the Same Survive

Much the Same

Survive (2006)


Much The Same Quitters Never Win

Much The Same

Quitters Never Win (2003)


Vaux / Much The Same / Kristin Forbes live in Des Moines

Vaux / Much The Same / Kristin Forbes

live in Des Moines (2003)

live show

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Much The Same announces reunion
Chicago's Much The Same announced today that they have reunited. They will not be touring but they will play shows in the Chicago area. Much The Same released Survive in 2006. Much The Same is officially back in action! Since Jevin lives in California…
March 30, 2015
Much The Same announce reunion show
Chicago, IL melodic hardcore outfit Much The Same has announced a one-off reunion show, happening March 26 at Reggie's Rock Club. More information is available…
January 10, 2011
Unit91 (ex-Much the Same, Break the Silence, Counterpunch) post EP
Unit 91, which features Jevin Kaye of Much The Same, Jared Rohde, Andy Lareau of Counterpunch and Josh Segal of Break The Silence, have posted their new EP. The 7-song EP was recorded, engineered and mastered by Mark Michalik (The Swellers). Check out all seven songs on their…
November 06, 2009
Much The Same posts last recorded song
With Much The Same retired, the band has posted their last ever recorded song. The band explained: A few months back, we recorded a song called "Seasons Change" for the Japanese release of Survive. We're happy to announce this last song is now available for download at our Myspace page. It features the vocals and guitar insanity of one Nick Danger of…
May 03, 2007
Break-ups: Much The Same (1999-2007)
Less than a week after the departure of frontman Chris "Gunner" McGrath, Much The Same has called it quits. The band explained: So we've finally decided to…
April 23, 2007
Break-ups: Much The Same cancels Canadian dates
More bad news for Much The Same fans. The Chicago-area skate punks have canceled their upcoming Canadian gigs with Mute and Hope due to vehicle troubles. Drummer Jevin posted: It seriously pains me to announce this but our van is fucked. our brakes are fucked, and as we were about to leave for canada we realized this, and we have no money to get things fixed. My sincere apologies to everyone who was planning on seeing us.…
April 18, 2007
Break-ups: Much The Same loses Chris "Gunner" McGrath as vocalist
In a MySpace blog post yesterday, Chris "Gunner" McGrath announced his departure from Chicago-area skate punks Much The Same. McGrath is rather opaque on some parts of his leaving: The thing that attracted me to punk rock in the first place was the idea that I could live my…
April 15, 2007
Tours: Only Crime / No Trigger / Crime In Stereo / Much The Same
Only Crime have announced some dates with No Trigger, Crime In Stereo and Much The Same. The band continues to support their sophomore full length, Virulence. Guitarist Zach Blair will not be touring with the band however, since he will be on the road with Rise…
March 19, 2007
Tours: Much The Same (Europe)
Beginning later this week, Much The Same will embark on their first trip across Europe, hitting 10 countries in 5 weeks. The tour follows the bands…
February 14, 2007
Tours: Much The Same in van accident
Much The Same have announced that they were involved in a van accident yesterday: Thursday afternoon, while driving west on I-90 on the way to Seattle, we lost control of our van and trailer and ran off the road. The trailer hit a tree and ripped part of the frame from our van, which then slid on two wheels head on into another tree, which then spun us around and flipped the van on its side. Miraculously, we're all pretty…
January 19, 2007

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