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Poster Children

Poster Children
Formed: 1987 in Champaign-Urbana, IL
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Group Members: Brendan Gamble, Howie Kantoff, Bob Rising, John Herndon, Jim Valentin, Rick Valentin, Jeff Dimpsey, Rose Marshack, Shannon Drew, Mike Rader
Biography: Poster Children are a high-energy punk-pop band that formed in 1987 in Champaign, IL. Playing what they call "post wave" music, their three full-length releases illustrate why they have a die-hard cult following: their ability to write hard yet melodic songs and their do-it-yourself philosophy, which ...Read full biography
Junior Citizen
Released: 1995
Label: Rhino/Warner Bros.
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With co-production help from Brian Anderson and a great mix by Bryce Goggin, Poster Children perfected their synthesis of huge stomp, fun, and funny spirit on Junior Citizen, their best record and easily ...Read full review
Daisychain Reaction
Released: 1990
Label: Rhino/Warner Bros.
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Steve Albini once again handled production for Poster Children with Daisychain Reaction, which inadvertently turned into the group's major-label debut when Sire picked it up for re-release. Albini's ear ...Read full review
More Poster Children albums: Main Albums (9), Singles & EPs (2), DVD/Video (1)