Checking In With “OFF!” And Punk Rock Icon Keith Morris!

Keith Morris Punk Rock Legacy Continues In Hardcore Band “OFF!” OFF! Band Front Line Up! OFF!, Lead Singer “Keith Morris” Vocals! OFF!, “Wasted Years” Skateboard Deck! OFF!, “Wasted Years,” Video – Full Album! VISIT OFF! AT THEIR OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://offofficial.com/ Continue reading Checking In With “OFF!” And Punk Rock Icon Keith Morris!

Maty’s Corner #33 I Was Wasted and Became Damaged! Black Flag

Maty’s Corner #33 I Was Wasted and Became Damaged! Black Flag               Starting in 1976 Hermosa Beach, CA was Black Flag. That’s right; the most influential hard core band predates most punk. Though from 76 to late 78 they were known as Panic. This amazing unit has burned through more people than an urban wild fire and their influence on both punk rock and skate boarding has had the same effect and intensity. Their ranks have included some of the South Bay scene’s heaviest hitters, including the Descendent’s Bill Stevenson on drums for five years. So drop in and … Continue reading Maty’s Corner #33 I Was Wasted and Became Damaged! Black Flag

Maty’s Corner #12 Keith Morris

Maty’s Corner #12 Keith Burned a Black Flag, Got a Midget Handjob, Won The Circle Jerk and Got OFF!                           This well known voice of our scene came screaming in 1976 as a co-founder of Black Flag.  Before all this though, he had gone to high school with Greg Ginn and Raymond (Pettibon) Ginn. Also worked in his dad’s bait shop with Bill Stevenson of Black Flag and ALL.  In ’76 Black Flag was known as Panic, thankfully that changed.  Keith’s time in Black Flag was short lived but did garner the seminal Nervous Breakdown Ep.  In ’79 he … Continue reading Maty’s Corner #12 Keith Morris

Early Beginnings For Famed Punk Rock Band “Black Flag”

Black Flag became America’s premier hardcore punk rock band in the early 1980s Guitarist Greg Ginn formed the group in 1977, two years after he graduated from UCLA with a degree in economics and founded SST Records, an affiliate of the SST company he started originally at the age of 12 yrs. old. The label quickly grew with a loaded roster of other critically acclaimed punk rock bands, including Minutemen, Hüsker Dü, Sonic Youth, and Meat Puppets. When the bands original singer Keith Morris left Black Flag to form the “Circle Jerks,” Black Flag went through several vocalists before discovering … Continue reading Early Beginnings For Famed Punk Rock Band “Black Flag”