Notable Chicago Punk Events in 1986
- Fever Records releases The Effigies third LP, Ink
- Big Black releases their first full-length, Atomizer
- Naked Raygun releases the All Rise LP
- Corey Rusk moves himself and Touch and Go Records to Chicago
- Screeching Weasel forms and plays their first show in December.
- Blatant Dissent record their last album, eventually morphing into Tar
- December - Johnny Vomit form