I came across this band Ellison on Monday. Their Bandcamp page says their record came out in 1996. And it sounds like it! I can find absolutely no other info this band outside of their Bandcamp page. But fans of Jawbreaker will love this EP!
You can name your own price for October In the Railroad Earth at https://ellison95.bandcamp.com/album/october-in-the-railroad-earth
This band also has a single that can be downloaded here: https://ellison95.bandcamp.com/album/one-in-five-b-w-clockwork-still-life