|Origin||Amherst, Massachusetts, United States|
|Genres||Alternative rock, indie rock|
|Years active||1984–1997, 2005–present|
|Labels||Homestead, SST, Blanco y Negro/Sire, Merge, Fat Possum, PIAS Recordings, Jagjaguwar, Blast First|
|Associated acts||Sebadoh, Deep Wound, J Mascis and the Fog, Witch, Folk Implosion|
Dinosaur Jr is an American rock band. The band was formed in 1984 in Massachusetts. The band stopped playing in 1997 but came back together in 2007. The people in the band right now are J Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph. The band has recorded many albums over the years that were very important to rock music. Some of these albums are You're Living All Over Me, Green Mind and Beyond.
The band is famous for J Mascis' good guitar sounds and his powerful guitar solos.
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