(1987-1997) Active in Chicago from 1991 to 1997 and prior to that in St. Louis from 1987 to 1990, and moved to Chicago when bass player, Ggreg Perry migrated here.
Influences: Les Thugs/Sex Pistols/Ramones/Dead Kennedys/Big Black.
Band name comes from hearing the term "misery index" in the Sonic Youth song I'm Insane.
Members - (MI3 1997)
- Ggreg Perry - Bass
- Rich Feldhaus - Guitar, Vocals
- Flint Chiovari - Drums
Label Cactus Prick (vinyl) & Probing Toad (CD)
- FOUR BANDS THAT HAD TOO MUCH METAMUCIL 7" comp.
- Misery Index/Primitive Tribes split 7" (1993)
- POWER OF 3 three song 7" (1994)
- Self-titled debut album (1996)