Two Reunions, One New Album and a Host of Festival Slots
Announced for Black Flag/Flag -
The newly reunited Black Flag has revealed they
are set to begin recording a brand new album.
The hardcore icons 1979 - 80 incarnation, frontend by
Ron Reyes, recently announced that they would
reform to play two European festivals, Hevy Fest in Kent (UK) and Ruhrpott Rodeo
(Germany), as well as the Muddy Roots Music
Festival in Tennessee (USA).
Pitchfork reports that
Reyes, Greg Ginn, Gregory
Moore and Dale Nixon are currently
"putting finishing touches on a new album" which is set
for release later this year (2013).
However in what is a truly unprecedented scenario Black
Flag co-founder Keith Morris, along with
Chuck Dukowski, Bill Stevenson
and Stephen Egerton, announced that they would
also be reforming and touring as 'Flag.'
Flag will perform at the Monster Bash Festival
(Germany) Groezrock Festival
(Belgium) and the annual Punk
Rock Bowling Festival in Las Vegas (USA).
The foursome previously performed a rendition of debut EP 'Nervous
Breakdown' in December 2011 at a showcase celebrating the 30th
anniversary of concert promoter Goldenvoice.