Jesse Malin is a New York City-based singer-songwriter who started his performing career in the 1980s in the New York hardcore band Heart Attack. He was the original frontman for the 90's punk/hard rock band D Generation. After the band broke up in 1999, Malin formed the alt. rock band Bellvue before he began to work on solo material. Malin's new songs displayed such influences as Paul Westerberg, Bruce Springsteen, and Neil Young.