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Black Flag regrouping without Henry Rollins


Punk legends Black Flag are to reform for their first gig in 27 years, but they will return without iconic frontman Henry Rollins.

The band split in 1986 after 10 years together, and Rollins -- who had joined as singer in 1981 -- went on to enjoy a successful solo career and a sideline as a radio and TV host.

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On Friday, it was announced Black Flag are reuniting for a performance at British rock event Hevy Fest in August, but former member Ron Reyes will be taking on vocal duties.

A post on the festival's website states, "Celebrating our fifth year this summer, we have been working on some very special appearances for 2013 to mark the occasion -- the first of which we can reveal today... Black Flag, Greg Ginn's iconic band fronted by Ron Reyes to make their only U.K. appearance of 2013 at Hevy!"

Jan 26, 2013 10:33PM

Guess Henry's on another pseudo-intellectual tour.


Jan 26, 2013 3:21PM

1. ginn is an **** & alienated everyone in that band

2. reyes needs the money or to prove he's cool & not dead

3. if dukowski isn't there then it doesn't count

4. listen to keith morris' new band OFF!

Jan 26, 2013 2:33PM
Gee, has it been only 27 years since Black Flag performed?  And who's Henry Rollins?  Does anybody really care about a band that's been gone for nearly three decades?
Jan 26, 2013 2:30PM
It's not Henry, Keith Morris or Dez Cadena singing?  Not interested.  Thanks.
Jan 26, 2013 1:39PM
That's a shame......
I wonder if the bands,
"The Swinging Johnson's, or
Mike Hunt's Honorable Discharge"
will be playing??????
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