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The Anniversary

Rise Above Turns 10

On the surface, its concept bordered on kitsch: a Yale-educated Brooklyn indie rocker was writing an album of "re-imagined" songs from Black Flag’s 1981 debut…
Lindsey Rhoades | September 11, 2017 - 1:33 pm


48 Bands That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

What's a legacy to a legend? For some, it's a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist…
Brad Shoup | May 21, 2015 - 11:40 am

The 2013 Experience

The 10 Biggest Music Beefs Of 2013

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…
Michael Nelson | December 27, 2013 - 11:38 am

More Black Flag stories

Black Flag Bassist C’el Revuelta Dies

Black Flag bassist C'El Revuelta has died after being diagnosed with a stage four glioblastoma brain tumor last July. The news was announced on a…
Peter Helman | May 6, 2017 - 12:33 pm

Watch Annette Bening Learn About Black Flag In This 20th Century Women Clip

20th Century Women is a flim that centers on Dorothea Fields, played by Annette Bening, who's a single mother in her mid-50s raising her adolescent…
Collin Robinson | December 8, 2016 - 1:52 pm

Barneys Selling $200+ Black Flag, Joy Division T-Shirts

We've all been asking ourselves the question for years: Could Barneys be the new go-to store for everything punk? We've already been buying our Marilyn
Zac Gelfand | August 3, 2016 - 1:19 pm

Former Black Flag Bassist Thanked For Mad Max: Fury Road’s Oscar

Ennio Morricone and Sam Smith won their Oscars last night, but they weren't the only musicians to win. Kira Roessler, the badass former Black Flag…
Tom Breihan | February 29, 2016 - 9:21 am

Crowdfunding Campaign Helping Black Flag’s Dez Cadena With Cancer Treatment

Veteran punk singer and guitarist Dez Cadena has been diagnosed with throat cancer. Cadena was a member of several punk bands including Black Flag, Misfits,…
Caitlin White | August 17, 2015 - 10:13 am

No Age – “Six Pack” (Black Flag Cover) + Eel Bros (Man Man’s Honus Honus & Hot Karate’s King Cyrus) – “Hanging By The Telephone” (Nerves Cover)

Thirty Three And A Third is a new 7-inch boxset featuring covers of bands like Black Flag, the Nerves, Misfits, and Wheatus from bands like…
James Rettig | February 3, 2015 - 10:30 pm

Former Black Flag Vocalist Ron Reyes Issues Statement On Greg Ginn’s Child Abuse Case

Greg Ginn, the Black Flag guitarist and mastermind, is in the midst of a bitter custody battle with his ex-wife, who's accused Ginn of child
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2014 - 12:50 pm

Creepy Black Flag Concert Video Fuels Custody Battle Against Greg Ginn

Guitarist Greg Ginn is the main creative force behind Black Flag, arguably the greatest American hardcore band of all time, and the founder of SST…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2014 - 8:55 am

Greg Ginn Accused Of Child Abuse By Ex-Wife

Black Flag founder Greg Ginn has been no stranger to legal disputes and accusations of deplorable behavior of late. This newest one, though, is especially…
Michael Nelson | October 14, 2014 - 2:54 pm

Watch Black Flag Play “Slip It In” With Their New Singer

Last year, the former Black Flag guitarist and bandleader Greg Ginn attempted a Black Flag reunion with no other original members and one guy, Ron…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2014 - 10:33 am

Greg Ginn Settles Lawsuit With FLAG

Last summer Black Flag founder Greg Ginn sued his former bandmates for performing Black Flag material and using the iconic four bars logo under the…
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2014 - 11:02 am

Black Flag Apologize, Promise Better Album And Tour With New Frontman

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…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2014 - 2:19 pm
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