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New CD reviews: Glen Hansard, Black Flag, Courtney Barnett
Trying to out-earnest Bruce Springsteen on one of his most earnest songs, "Drive All Night," isn't easy, but veteran Irish singer-songwriter Hansard manages it with help from Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Springsteen's sax man Jake Clemons.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Tufts Daily
Album Review | Black Flag reunites for disappointing new album
Avoid this album if you're a fan of anything Black Flag has previously done in its long career, or are looking to expose yourself to one of the most influential punk bands ever.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Heavy Metal + When Rockers Attack
Despite their prerequisite badass image most musicians use their hands for playing their instruments and not fisticuffs.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Tune in | Britney Spears makes return with 'Britney Jean'
Britney Spears struggles to regain relevancy even as she begins a residency at a Las Vegas casino, the classic last-chance Texaco scenario for aging pop stars.
Poison Idea never became the household names they should have been, especially considering their string of classic hardcore albums and EPs the band released displayed a furious, tightly played mixture of Discharge, Motorhead, Black Flag, and the Germs.
Black Flag releases a new album? 'What the...?'
Concert footage and interviews with the original musicians are featured in this irreverent documentary about the American underground punk scene of the early 80s.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Black Flag sacks singer Ron Reyes mid-show
Black Flag has unceremoniously dumped Ron Reyes as the band's lead singer in the middle of a gig in Australia.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Black Flag Fire Singer Onstage
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.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Phoenix New Times
Skate Rockers The Shrine Wait for No One
Josh Landau can't stop moving - mostly because he doesn't allow himself to. For starters, he's the vocalist for Venice Beach-based The Shrine.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Easy Reader News
South Bay's The Last release new album
It's certainly not their first. The Last, SouthBay pioneers of the '70s punk rock movement, have re-emerged onto the scene with their seventh studio album, "Danger!" After 17 years without producing an album, brothers and founding members Mike and Joe Nolte have broken their silence.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Collabs: BedHead & Art Stars Create Stylish PJs for SaMo Museum of Art
Remember when LA-based brand BedHead got into the art of sleepwear with LACMA a few years back ? Proving that museums, pajamas and fashion are clearly not strange bedfellows at all, the Santa Monica Museum of Art joined forces with the PJ label for a stylish range of artist-designed slumberwear.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Dear Black Flag: I'm breaking up with you
This is my break-up letter. It should've been written long ago, back when I learned that Henry Rollins got his own "No Reservations" animal-themed spin-off series on Animal Planet, or when I heard that you guys were slated to headline a bluegrass music festival in Tennessee this past summer.
COACHELLA 2014: Lineup predictions with FLAG, Haim
You know how the artists of the 1950s/early 1960s have multiple touring versions, like The Drifters and The Temptations? Well, punk rock has its own version when it comes to Black Flag.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
All About Jazz
Edward Ricart Quartet + Paul Dunmall: Chamaeleon
Ricart, whose list of collaborations covers an impressive spectrum, ranging from hardcore punk band Black Flag and Japanese noise master Merzbow to iconic free jazz saxophonist .
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Politics in the Zeros
Flag, live NYC Sept 2013
Still ferocious, still uncompromising, Flag is members of Black Flag, minus Greg Ginn, who sued to block them using the name and bars logo, and lost.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Punk rock was never meant to last this long. Or at least that's what an objective observer might have assumed back in the 1980s, when antiauthoritarian, anarchic tendencies ran wild from the streets of San Francisco to Los Angeles, New York City, London and beyond.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Talking vintage inspiration, flaming passion and loving Florida with Shannon and the Clams
Oakland-based trio Shannon and the Clams separates itself from the current garage-rock crush by filling the role of that brightly costumed, erratically eccentric and shockingly creative friend you envy and evade in equal measure.
Black Flag: What The... [Reviews]
Released: Nov 5, 2013 Genre: Hardcore Punk Label: SST Number Of Tracks: 22 In the end, this new Black Flag effort ends up looking more and more like a hastily put together cash grab reunion.