"NO PIGS," the Dutch punk rock icons, etched their rebellious legacy with "Black Day" in 1987. A defiant manifesto against societal norms, this album's raw energy and politically charged lyrics became anthems of resistance, shaping the landscape of Dutch punk for generations to come.


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"Black Day" Album Description:

In the world of Dutch Punk Rock history, one name stands out with a rebellious fervor – "NO PIGS." Formed in 1984, this gritty, unapologetic band took the Netherlands by storm, leaving an indelible mark on the punk scene. Their sonic rebellion reached its zenith with the release of their second record, the iconic "Black Day," in 1987.

The Birth of "NO PIGS": A Punk Revolution

"NO PIGS" emerged during a tumultuous time in the mid-1980s when punk rock was a vessel for dissent and a medium for the disenchanted youth. The band's formation was an organic response to societal unrest, echoing the punk ethos of anti-establishment and DIY ethos. Comprising fearless members determined to challenge the status quo, "NO PIGS" quickly gained a reputation for their electrifying live performances and raw, unfiltered sound.

"Black Day": Crafting Sonic Anarchy

The year 1987 marked a pivotal moment for "NO PIGS" as they unleashed their second studio effort, "Black Day." Recorded in gritty underground studios, the album encapsulated the essence of Dutch punk with its unrelenting energy, politically charged lyrics, and rebellious spirit. The tracks, a sonic tapestry of dissent, echoed the frustrations of a generation grappling with societal issues.

The album's raw production was intentional, capturing the urgency and authenticity of punk. Tracks like "Rebel Yell" and "System Shutdown" became anthems of resistance, rallying fans and sparking conversations that reverberated far beyond the music scene.

Legacy of "Black Day"

"Black Day" wasn't just an album; it was a manifesto. It resonated with the disenchanted youth, providing a cathartic release for pent-up frustrations. "NO PIGS" became torchbearers of Dutch punk, influencing subsequent generations of musicians and leaving an enduring imprint on the country's punk rock legacy.

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Album Production Information:

  The album: "Black Day" was produced by: Jurg, David P and No Pigs
Recorded Vielklang Studios, Berlin, Germany

Record Label Information:

  Destiny Records EFA 75-05142

Media Format:

  12" Vinyl Stereo EP Gramophone Record
Album weight: 230 gram  
Country of Origin:  Made in Germany

Track Listing of: "Black Day"

The Songs/tracks on "Black Day" are

  1. Black Day
  2. Reality
  3. Lust for Death
  4. Rage
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Note: The images on this page are photos of the actual album. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash.