Big Black

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Big Black was one of the most important Chicago punk bands of the 1980s. They are one of the Big Four and released a bevy of albums and EPs before breaking up in 1987. Fronted by Steve Albini


Members

Short Term Members

Releases (Partial)

  • Lungs EP - (Ruthless, 1982)
  • Bulldozer EP - (Ruthless, 1983
  • Racer-X EP - (Homestead, 1984)
  • Rema Rema 7" (Forced Exposure magazine giveaway, 1985)
  • Il Duce 7" - (Homestead, 1986)
  • Atomizer LP - (Homestead, 1986)
  • Headache EP - (Touch and Go, 1987)
  • Heartbeat 7" - (Touch and Go, 1987)
  • The Model 7" - (Touch and Go, 1987)
  • Songs About Fucking LP - (Touch and Go, 1987)
  • Pigpile (live) - (Touch and Go, 1992)

2006 "Reunion"

On September 9, 2006 Big Black played at short set at the Touch and Go Records 25th Anniversary festival, their first show in nearly 20 years. With the original lineup of Albini, Durango and Pezzati, Big Black played Cables, Pigeon Kill, Dead Billy and Racer X. Albini stated at the show that he was doing it strictly as a "thank you" to Touch and Go and Corey Rusk, so don't expect another Big Black show in the near future.

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