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Birth Place: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, US
Years Active: 1989 – present
Genres: Indie Rock

Superchunk is an American indie rock band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, consisting of singer/guitarist Mac McCaughan, guitarist Jim Wilbur, bassist Laura Ballance, and drummer Jon Wurster. Formed in 1989, they were one of the bands that helped define the Chapel Hill music scene of the 1990s. Their energetic, high-velocity style and do-it-yourself ethics were influenced by punk rock. Initially, the band went by the name Chunk (original drummer Chuck Garrison's name was misspelled as “Chunk Garrison” in the phone book, and the monicker stuck), and they released their first single as Chunk. After adding the “Super” prefix to their name to avoid confusion with a similarly named jazz ... Continue Bio >>

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