We lost D Boon 30 years ago today, R.I.P. Continue reading Minutemen – “This Ain’t No Picnic”
Jello Biafra Always Stole The Show. Dead Kenndys All Time Favorite Punk Rock Band! Continue reading Dead Kennedys Have Always Been A Favorite!
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SST Founded by Greg Ginn at age 12 years old in 1966 Gregory Regis Ginn (born June 8, 1954) Born in Tucson, Arizona. Greg Ginn was an American guitarist, songwriter, and singer and business owner. He is best known for being the leader of and primary songwriter for the hardcore punk band Black Flag, which he founded and led from 1976 to 1986, and again in 2003. The band announced another reunion on January 25, 2013. Since breaking up Black Flag, Ginn has recorded a few solo albums, and has performed with the bands… Continue reading Greg Ginn And His Punk Rock Empires SST And Black Flag
October 29, 2013 Legendary punk band BLACK FLAG has reformed and will play this year’s Heavy Fest, set to take place August 2-4 in Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent. The group’s only 2013 appearance in the U.K. will mark the first time in 30 years that the band’s played in the country. BLACK FLAG’s lineup for the show will include singer Ron Reyes, who was a member of the band during 1979-1980 (after Keith Morris, but before Dez Cadena) and was featured on the “Jealous Again” EP. He will be joined by guitarist and founder Greg Ginn, as … Continue reading Black Flag Is Back For 2013 With A New Album And Live Shows
October 27, 2013 by Rich Monday Black Flag With New Release For First Time In 28 Years Revived hardcore punk band Black Flag will release “What The…”, their first studio album in 28 years, on November 5th. The group put the 22-track album up on iTunes today for pre-orders and the sales were high. Earlier this year, the group released two new songs that are included in the track list for “What the…” In May, they posted the song “Down in the Dirt” as a free download in exchange for an email address list signup. Shortly after that, Black Flag … Continue reading Black Flag Set To Rise Above With A New Release For First Time In 28 Years
Maty’s Corner Issue #5 Henry had a T.V. party, D felt like a gringo and Milo went to college A Story of SST Records and the South Bay sound SST which stands for Solid State Transmitters was started by Greg Ginn in 1966 as a business that sold electronics equipment. It would not become a record label until 1978. 12 years to go from slanigin’ electronics to the label that would form an entire sound and scene. Now, we cannot quite tell the story of this label without proper focus on the big 3 bands of the South bay. Those … Continue reading Maty’s Corner # 5
August, 2013 Notice above the Flag logo has straight bars and Black Flag bars are uneven. And the pissing contest between the two trivial Black Flag reunions continues. Black Flag Guitarist and Co-Founder Greg Ginn, vocalist Ron Reyes, drummer Gregory Moore, and touring bassist Dave Klein publicly slammed the Keith Morris led band Flag, by calling them a “‘fake’ Flag band currently covering the songs of BLACK FLAG in an embarrassingly weak ‘mailing it in’ fashion.” Ginn follows up the comments by writing two debut songs directed at the ex Black Flag band members known as Flag called “Down In The … Continue reading Owner Of The Iconic Punk Rock Band Black Flag And SST Inc. Sues Ex Band Memebers