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Big Wreck

Toronto, Ontario

Big Wreck is a Canadian-American rock band formed by Ian Thornley of Toronto in Boston, Massachusetts in 1994. They disbanded in 2002 and Ian Thornley went onto a successful solo career with his own band Thornley. In 2010, Ian Thornley and Brian Doherty reunited for a cross-Canada tour, playing both Big Wreck and Thornley songs. In 2012, under the name Big Wreck, the band released their third studio album, Albatross. The band's fourth studio album, Ghosts, was released in Canada on June 10, 2014.  - Wikipedia

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Alternative rock, post grunge

Associated Acts




Years Active


1994–2002, 2010-present



That Song


Blown Wide Open


Current:  Ian Thornley, Brian Doherty, Dave McMillan, Chuck Keeping

Past:  Dave Henning, Forrest Williams, Brad Park, Paulo Neta

Music & Merch

Big Wreck - In Loving Memory Of - 1997.j
Big Wreck - The Pleasure And The Greed -

In Loving Memory Of... - 1997

The Pleasure And The Greed - 2001

Big Wreck - Albatross - 2012.jpg

Albatross - 2012

Big Wreck - Ghosts - 2014.jpg
Big Wreck - Grace Street - 2017.jpg

Ghosts - 2014

Grace Street - 2017

Big Wreck - But For The Sun - 2019.jpg

But For The Sun - 2019