Big Black

Big Black
Jeff Pezzati and Santiago Durango
Background information
OriginEvanston, Illinois, U.S.
GenresPunk rock, alternative rock, indie rock, noise rock, post-hardcore, post-punk
Years active1981 (1981)–1987 (1987)
LabelsRuthless, Fever, Homestead, Blast First, Touch and Go
Associated actsNaked Raygun, Rapeman, Shellac
Past members
Steve Albini
Jeff Pezzati
Santiago Durango
Dave Riley
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Big Black was an American punk rock band. The band formed in 1981 with Steve Albini playing all of the instruments and a drum machine for percussion.

Big Black's music was very loud and distorted. Many Big Black songs have stories about violence in them.