88 Fingers Louie is an American band from Chicago, Illinois, United States, which was formed in 1993. They played a style of hardcore punk, melodic hardcore, and punk rock. After disbanding in 1999, guitarist Dan Wleklinski and bassist Joe Principe formed the well-known punk rock band Rise Against. The band reunited in 2009, and has continued playing shows in Chicago, Canada, Belgium, and Las Vegas. The band held a 20th anniversary show in 2013. The name comes from a Flintstones gangster who sells dodgy pianos.
88 Fingers Louie was formed in 1993 in Chicago, Illinois by vocalist Denis Buckley, guitarist Mr. Precision (Dan Wleklinski), bassist Joe Principe and drummer Dom Vallone. The same year the band released their first 7" on their own "Go Deaf Records", and after signing to Fat Wreck Chords the band released two more 7" EPs, "Go Away" and "Wanted".
Альбомы и синглы:
- Go Away! [26.08.1993, сингл]
- Wanted [26.08.1993, сингл]
- Totin' 40s & Fuckin' Shit Up 10 [1995, альбом]
- Behind Bars [11.09.1995, альбом]
- The Dom Years [11.02.1997, макси-сингл]
- The Teacher Gets It [11.11.1997, сингл]
- Right on Target [1998, макси-сингл]
- Back on the Streets [08.09.1998, альбом]
- 88 Fingers Louie / Kid Dynamite [22.06.1999, макси-сингл]
- LIVES DVD [20.10.2010]
- 88 Fingers Up Your Ass [20.05.1997, сборник]