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Big Black

Big Black was formed in Chicago in 1982 by the music journalist Steve Albini, who would later go on to form Rapeman and Shellac, as well as performing tasks as a 'recording engineer' for many different bands. The band began with just Albini and his faithful drum machine, Roland, recording in his room on a borrowed 4-track over spring break. The six songs recorded were called the Lungs EP. He then recruited Jeff Pezzati and Santiago Durango of Naked Raygun fame to join him and Roland. Big Black became renowned for their raw guitar sound and scathing lyrics. They released three more EPs, ...read more

Big Black was formed in Chicago in 1982 by the music journalist Steve Albini, who would later go on to form Rapeman and Shellac, as well as performing tasks as a 'recording engineer' for many different bands. The band began with just Albini and his faithful drum machine, Roland, recording in his room on a borrowed 4-track over spring break. The six songs recorded were called the Lungs EP. He then recruited Jeff Pezzati and Santiago Durango of Naked Raygun fame to join him and Roland. Big Black became renowned for their raw guitar sound and scathing lyrics. They released three more EPs, Bulldozer, Racer-X, and Headache), and an Atomizer. Big Black broke up in 1987 upon Durango's announcement about returning to law school. They then released their final LP, Songs About Fucking. « hide

Similar Bands: Rapeman, Shellac, Scratch Acid, The Jesus Lizard, Flipper

LPs
Songs About Fucking
1987

4
343 Votes
Atomizer
1986

4.1
206 Votes
EPs
Heartbeat
1987

3.4
18 Votes
Headache
1987

3.2
21 Votes
Racer-X
1985

4.1
14 Votes
Bulldozer
1983

3.8
11 Votes
Lungs
1982

3.4
18 Votes
Live Albums
Pig Pile
1992

3.4
15 Votes
Compilations
The Rich Man's Eight Track Tape
1987

4.2
20 Votes
The Hammer Party
1986

3.7
16 Votes

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