February 6, 1960
Punk rock, Pop punk
Vocals, bass guitar
Years active 1980–present
Ruthless, Homestead, Quarterstick, Caroline, No Idea, Thick, Riot Fest, Jettison
Naked Raygun, Big Black, The Bomb
Jeffrey Neal "Jeff" Pezzati is the lead singer for the popular Chicago punk band, Naked Raygun. From 1983 to 1985, he was also the bass player for the internationally known band  Big Black. In 1980, Jeff Pezzati was a member of a suburban cover band, Condor, when he was asked to audition for Naked Raygun (then known as Negro Commando) by the founders,  Santiago Durango and Jeff's brother, Marco Pezzati. Jeff passed the audition and became the band's longest-running member. He has ancestors from North Italy in Lombardy, close to Milan.
Jeff is currently also in the band
The Bomb.     
Partial discography [ edit ]
Big Black [ edit ]
Naked Raygun [ edit ]
EP (1983) Basement Screams
LP (1985) Throb Throb
LP (1986) All Rise
LP (1988) Jettison
LP (1989) Understand?
LP (1990) Raygun...Naked Raygun
Last of the Demohicans CD (1997)
Free Shit! live LP/CD (2001)
What Poor Gods We Do Make CD (2007)
Burning Red / Out of Your Mind Single (2013)
Can't Let Go / Just For Me Single (2014)
Vanilla Blue / Slim Single (1989)
Iron Maiden / Single (2012)
Home Single (1990)
The Bomb [ edit ]
Arming EP (1999)
Torch Songs LP (2000)
Indecision LP (2005)
Speed Is Everything LP (2009)
The Challenger LP (2011) "Axis of Awesome
References [ edit ]
^ Prato, Greg. Biography: Naked Raygun at AllMusic. Retrieved May 18, 2010.
^ Deming, Mark. Biography: Big Black at AllMusic. Retrieved May 18, 2010.
^ Kellman, Andy. Biography: The Bomb at AllMusic. Retrieved May 18, 2010.
^ Turner, Ben (May 2, 2003). "Chicago punk-rock icon to make return to town with The Bomb". Daily Eastern News. Archived from the original on July 31, 2012 . Retrieved . March 15, 2013
^ Baran, Curt (October 13, 2000). "RAYGUN'S PEZATTI FRONTS THE BOMB". Chicago Tribune . Retrieved . March 15, 2013
^ Buhrmester, Jason (August 13, 1999). "JEFF PEZZATI". Chicago Tribune . Retrieved . March 15, 2013
^ Ryan, Kyle (September 8, 2005). "Jeff Pezzati, from Naked Raygun to The Bomb". The A.V. Club . Retrieved . March 15, 2013