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Black Flag is an American hardcore punk band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California, United States, largely the brainchild of Greg Ginn, the guitarist, primary songwriter and sole continuous member through multiple personnel changes.

Keith Morris was their original lead singer. He left the band suddenly in 1979 to form the well-known band, Circle Jerks. Ron Reyes was the second singer for the band, but decided to leave the band not too long after. Read more on Last.fm

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Happy International Bacon Day

August 31st, 2013

According to America, it’s International Bacon Day. To celebrate, here’s another tedious Black Flag logo interpretation tattoo, this time using strips of bacon.

bacon black flag 1234 inernational bacon day

Cool, eh?

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Sunday Slaylist: Hevy Festival 2013 – what might’ve been…

August 4th, 2013

Hevy 2013 cancelled Thrash Hits

This weekend would’ve been the fifth Hevy Festival…but as you no doubt know by now, the festival was forced to cancel their event this year. They tried to schedule a replacement all-dayer at the Brixton Academy here in London, featuring some of the biggest bands on this year’s (cancelled) bill…but as you also know by now, they had to cancel that too.

It’s not been the best year for Hevy Festival, truth be told.

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Is Hevy Festival 2013 currently without a site? **UPDATED** (They say they do, they just can’t tell you where yet)

April 25th, 2013

It seems as though Hevy Festival may – temporarily at least – be without a venue is moving to a new location for 2013.  The Aspinall Foundation, the charity that operates Port Lympne Wild Animal Park where the festival has taken place for the last three years – have taken a nearly unprecedented step of issuing a statement saying the festival will not be taking place at the park again this year.

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Top 6: Books about ROCK that aren’t the bleeding obvious choices

March 7th, 2013

Antique Books Thrash Hits

It’s World Book Day today, but the last thing you need to read (ha!) is another tedious article about how The Dirt is great (and Nikki Sixx has shat all over its legacy with the nonsense that is The Heroin Diaries, FYI) or how insightful the now 15-years-out-of-date The Long Hard Road Out Of Hell is. No, we harangued the TH editorial team for our picks of slightly less obvious picks.

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FREE STUFF: 911 tracks of classic 80s US Hardcore

December 4th, 2010

Bad Brains promo photo Thrash Hits

Christmas shopping is probably the only thing we hate about Christmas. It is rubbish. Shops become crowded with idiots. It’s cold. We can never find a suitable present for our Daily Express-reading uncle who lives alone and breed budgerigars as a hobby. In short: Christmas shopping is a right-royal pain in the arse.

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