In February 1976, Skafish and his band made their Chicago debut and forever changed the Chicago music scene. The early Skafish performances are considered to be the birth of Chicago Punk. From the beginning, Skafish startled, delighted, and appalled an unsuspecting public, often causing violent reactions. From an aesthetic perspective, the art was both genre-defining and genre-defying. This seeming contradiction has caused many to consider Skafish decades ahead of his time.
Skafish has been acknowledged as Chicago’s punk, new wave, alternative and indie Godfather. He was the first Chicago artist to bring these genres to the international stage. If you’re an old fan from back in the day, or new to the saga, there is much more to come.
Hey, Skafish fans!
PURCHASE THE VINYL NOW AT BANDCAMP
The 40th Anniversary remastered Skafish debut album VINYL reissue now available!
*Hand-numbered limited edition of 500 copies*
*180 gram red vinyl*
*Personally autographed by Skafish*
*Meticulously remastered for vinyl*
*Includes the bonus track Sink or Swim*
*Includes a unique, collectible digital download card (lossless quality)*
*Purchase also includes immediate high quality digital download via Bandcamp*
*All new artwork design includes restored original cover*
*Redesigned inner sleeve includes complete lyrics with photos*
*Pressed and manufactured to the highest industry standards by Smashed Plastic Pressing in Chicago*