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'''Bhopal Stiffs''' were a popular Chicago punk/hardcore band from [[1985]]-[[1989]].  They released a ten-track demo, a 12" EP and a 7" record in their career.  Bhopal Stiffs were most well-known for their live shows, and played [[Exit]] more than just about any other band in the mid-to-late 80s.  
 
'''Bhopal Stiffs''' were a popular Chicago punk/hardcore band from [[1985]]-[[1989]].  They released a ten-track demo, a 12" EP and a 7" record in their career.  Bhopal Stiffs were most well-known for their live shows, and played [[Exit]] more than just about any other band in the mid-to-late 80s.  
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
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* After Bhopal, Damore and Staylors joined up with [[John Haggerty]] to form [[Pegboy]]
 
* After Bhopal, Damore and Staylors joined up with [[John Haggerty]] to form [[Pegboy]]
 
* They were named after a city in India that suffered a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhopal_Disaster devastating industrial disaster]  
 
* They were named after a city in India that suffered a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhopal_Disaster devastating industrial disaster]  
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== History ==
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All four original of the Bhopal Stiff lived in the general Brookfield/Riverside/LaGrange area growing up.  Vince and Larry, despite being on the wrestling team together in high school, weren't close friends until they both met by chance at Illinois State University. There Vince & Larry would jam and after Larry dropped out of ISU they met up with Dave (who went to grade school with Vince) to get a band started.  In the process of trying to find a bassist, one of the women who tried out suggested Steve to the group.  The four of them began as a cover band called Blue Youth - doing covers of bands like The Cure. 
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== Lineup ==
 
== Lineup ==

Revision as of 00:11, 17 July 2015

Bhopal Stiffs

Bhopal Stiffs were a popular Chicago punk/hardcore band from 1985-1989. They released a ten-track demo, a 12" EP and a 7" record in their career. Bhopal Stiffs were most well-known for their live shows, and played Exit more than just about any other band in the mid-to-late 80s.


Notes

History

All four original of the Bhopal Stiff lived in the general Brookfield/Riverside/LaGrange area growing up. Vince and Larry, despite being on the wrestling team together in high school, weren't close friends until they both met by chance at Illinois State University. There Vince & Larry would jam and after Larry dropped out of ISU they met up with Dave (who went to grade school with Vince) to get a band started. In the process of trying to find a bassist, one of the women who tried out suggested Steve to the group. The four of them began as a cover band called Blue Youth - doing covers of bands like The Cure.


Lineup

Releases

  • Bhopal Stiffs Demo - (6/1987, 10 tracks, self released)
  1. Born Again
  2. I Came For You
  3. Drunken Stupor
  4. Not Just My Head
  5. I Don't Care
  6. One Track Head
  7. Fun At The Beach
  8. No Future
  9. Cape Town Youth
  10. Pay to Play
  1. Not Just My Head
  2. One Track Head
  1. Bottle It Up
  2. Road To Bhopal
  3. I Came For You
  4. Product
  5. I Can Do It
  6. Too Many Things

Compilations

Entire Discography

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