Famous American punk-noise-rock act which was active in the 80s and included future superstar producer and critic Steve Albini. They generated a lot of controversy due to their lyrics and overall image (limited edition of "Headache" 12" included gruesome photo of gunshot wound victim). They were also known for acting independently of major labels, not having a lawyer and overall attitude which separated them from typical rock stars. Big Black split up in the late 80s with members moving on to a number of different projects including Arsenal (2) and Shellac.
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VISIONARIES, TRAILBLAZERS, OUTLAWS, SONIC ASTRONAUTS, WITCHES, WIZARDS, SLUDGELORDS, VIXENS, NOISE MONGERS, GENIUSES & BEAUTIFUL WEIRDOS that you should hear before you die. by GonzoZoltard