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Last year, Greg Ginn brought back Black Flag. Sort of. Ginn, the guitarist and bandleader of the legendary hardcore band (and one of the most divisive figures in the early history of American…   Read Story »
As time-tested album cycles are discarded and abandoned, so too is an artist's traditional publicity window. In 2013, the best way to stay in the public eye was not to do interviews, but to bicker,…   Read Story »
As we've reported and deconstructed before, Black Flag reunited this year in the form of two competing versions made up of various members of the band. Band founder Greg Ginn has received a fair…   Read Story »
While there are two formations of Black Flag right now, the one with founder Greg Ginn has just released the first album in 28 years to be called a Black Flag record, and you can stream it now via…   Read Story »
The reunited Black Flag -- the one featuring founder Greg Ginn, though the U.S. District Court judge insists you don't need me to clarify that -- just announced details of the first Black Flag LP in…   Read Story »
Black Flag founder Greg Ginn has been in the business of alienating old SST Records associates for a while -- "No one from SST's glory days seems to have a good word to say about founder Greg Ginn,"…   Read Story »
The "reunited" Black Flag have mostly kept their name in the news via litigation and the general weirdness and WTF-ness of the fact that another reunited version of the same band is also making the…   Read Story »
As we deconstructed back in June, this year has seen two different Black Flag related reunions. The founding guitarist Greg Ginn is touring with Ron Reyes as Black Flag. They have released new songs,…   Read Story »
Everything old is new again: a glance at some leading indie blogs might have you wondering if you’d suddenly time-warped back to some utopian alternative rock version of the '80s, with names like…   Read Story »
Right now, you're probably streaming the new Daft Punk album. But if you prefer actual punk, or if you just need a quick break from all the lush, gleaming disco synths, perhaps you've got a moment…   Read Story »