Big Black

At a time when most “underground,” post-hardcore indie bands were moving towards stripped-down, guitar-centric tunes ala the Replacements, Big Black emerged in the ‘80s as a daring experiment in bombast, noise, and yes, even drum machines. Even though they were noisy, Big Black often erroneously gets placed in the formal “noise” category, but they really owe more of their sound to MX-80, PIL, and Wire, than to any purely “experimental” composers.

 

Frontman Steve Albini asserts that his band was a punk rock band, and, unlike most musicians who try... Read More

Genre:
Rock, Alternative/Indie, Noise Rock
City Of Origin:
Chicago, ,Illinois United States
Formed Date:
1982
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