CBGB is the legendary punk rock club in the intense New York City music club scene. CBGB opened in 1973 by Hilly Kristal in Manhattan’s East Village. The club was previously a biker bar and before that was The letters CBGB were for Kristal’s original vision. One storefront beside CBGB became the “CBGB Record Canteen”, a record shop and café. In the late 1980s, “CBGB Record Canteen” was converted into an art gallery and second performance space. At about year 2000, CBGB entered a protracted dispute over allegedly unpaid rent amounts until the landlord, Bowery Residents’ Committee, sued in 2005 … Continue reading CBGB Punk Rock Walk Of Fame!
Latest LP From, JELLO BIAFRA AND THE GUANTANAMO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Present: ‘White People And The Damage Done‘ (2013) LP + DOWNLOAD – $12.00 | CD – $12.00 iTunes amazon eMusic spotify Bandcamp http://jellobiafra.bandcamp.com/album/white-people-and-the-damage-done It’s the long-awaited anti-austerity blast-a-thon with the teeth, venom, and one-of-a-kind music of Jello Biafra & the Guantanamo School of Medicine! JELLO BIAFRA AND THE GUANTANAMO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Full-length #2 picks up where the Shock-u-py! EP left off! Covered in gruesome detail this time are corruption (“The Brown Lipstick Parade”, “Werewolves of Wall Street,” “Road Rage,”) and corporate McMedia making pop stars out of … Continue reading JELLO BIAFRA AND THE GUANTANAMO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
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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