Band: Naked Raygun
Album: Basement Screams
Release Date: June 1999
Music Genre: Punk Rock Alternative Rock Hardcore
Label: Quarterstick Records
Release Country: United States
Record Type: 14 Tracks CD EP Reissue Remastered
Naked Raygun is a popular punk rock band from Chicago, IL. Early in their career, the band was a very arty punk band, but as time passed and band members changed, the group became a more streamlined power pop/punk act. The group was founded in 1980 by guitarist Santiago Durango and bassist Marko Pezzati, although both would leave the band early on. Jeff Pezzati, Marko's younger brother, was soon recruited to sing and would be the only member to remain with the band throughout their entire history. The band made their recorded debut on the "Busted At Oz" compilation in 1981. 1985's "All Rise" (the group's 2nd LP) would be the first Naked Raygun record to feature what many consider the group's "classic" line up of Jeff Pezzati, John Haggerty (guitar), Pierre Kezdy (bass), and Eric Spicer (drums). The group was now among the most popular bands in Chicago and had a dedicated following around the country. In 1989, Haggerty, frustrated over the band's lack of con (...)
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©&℗ 1983 Naked Raygun
except 1 2 X U EMI-Virgin Music, Inc.
Tracks 1 to 6 from original "Basement Screams"7" EP 1983
Bonus tracks 7 through 14
Tracks 8 to 14 recorded at 222 S. Morgan St., the band's practice space.