Jonah Jenkins

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Jonah Jay Jenkins
Birth nameJonah Moore
Born (1970-10-06) October 6, 1970 (age 48)
Litchfield, NH
OriginBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Years active1987–present
Associated acts

Jonah Jenkins is an American vocalist known for his work with bands such as Only Living Witness, Miltown, Milligram, and Raw Radar War.

Biography[edit]

Born Jonah Moore, October 6, 1970, Jonah Jay Jenkins is best known for being the vocalist for the American hardcore/metal/rock band Only Living Witness.

Jonah's sister is Kassie Carlson, the vocalist for Guerilla Toss

Jonah formed Only Living Witness with Eric Stevenson, of Formicide in 1989. The band performed in 14 countries including Sweden, England, France, Canada, Italy, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.

When Only Living Witness split in 1995, Jonah went on to form two bands, Miltown and Milligram. Miltown was signed by Larry Jacobson to Irving Azoff's Giant Records, aka Revolution Records.

Miltown recorded several demo tapes on their own with guitarist/producer Brian McTernan and guitarist Matt Squire, releasing a CDEP (Hydra Head Records) and two 7" vinyl records and one album for Revolution Records with producer Toby Wright (Alice in Chains, Jerry Cantrell, Korn) which was never released, and the group subsequently split.

Jonah then returned to work on Milligram, releasing two albums, Hello Motherfucker!, and This Is Class War on three different labels: Tortuga Recordings (run by Mark Thompson, of Hydra Head Records), Overcome Records (France), and Detroit's Small Stone Records.

In 2001, Jonah contributed lyrics and vocals for the song "Stockholm (Blues)" on 5ive's Continuum Research Project's album "The Telestic Disfracture", on Tortuga Recordings.

In 2002, Jonah formed Raw Radar War (formerly Septic Youth Command), and also started a record label, TRAKTOR7 Records, releasing albums by Milligram, Crash and Burn, Lamont, The Hidden, Waltham, Blacktail, Quintaine Americana, Morgan Knockers, and Black Helicopter.

In 2005, Jonah contributed vocals on two songs to Crash and Burn's album "The Value of Mistrust", on Thorp Records.

In 2006 Jonah provided vocals for 36 Crazyfists's album Rest Inside The Flames on the track "We Cannot Deny".

In 2006, Jonah also performed vocals on Converge's album No Heroes for the track "Grim Heart/Black Rose".

In 2008, Jonah appeared as a guest vocalist on one track of Ehnahre's debut album, "The Man Closing Up" on Sound Devastation Records.

In 2008, Only Living Witness briefly reformed to perform four reunion shows; 6/14/2008 and 6/21/2008 at The Middle East in Cambridge, MA, 08/22/2008 in Clinton, MA (unadvertised show) and the final show on 08/30/2008 in Eindhoven, Netherlands).

In 2011, Milligram reformed to play at the Palladium with Kyuss Lives in Worcester, MA.

In March, 2017 Raw Radar War recorded with Glenn Smith (a.k.a. (Amps Vs. Ohms) for the (Death Kiss Radio Show) CD release, Volume One of a series.

On April 20, 2018, The Northern Skulls (with Jonah on vocals) digitally released a single called "Eyes Are Why" via iTunes, Spotify and Bandcamp

Discography[edit]

  • 1987 : A Graphic Eulogy - unreleased demo cassette
With Blind Surgeon 
  • 1989 : A Welcome Change unreleased demo cassette
With Only Living Witness 
With Miltown 
With Milligram 
With Raw Radar War 
With The Northern Skulls 
As guest 

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