Black Flag Added To Hits And Pits 2.0 Lineup – The Bands First Australian Visit
Written by Mike Hohnen on 27th June, 2013
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For the first time in the band’s extensive history, Black Flag have announced that they will be heading to Australia for a string of tour dates. Fronted by vocalist Ron Reyes, the long overdue Aussie tour will take place this November as part of the Hits And Pits 2.0 festival.
You’d be hard pressed to find a band that emerged from the punk scene to become as influential and seminal as Black Flag. In a time when there were no guidelines for such groups, and no precedence of success, Black Flag slashed and burned their way through, creating a path for their successors.
After numerous line up changes the Black Flag name soon became defunct, until earlier this year when Reyes announced he would be getting the band back together and dropped two brand new tracks, Down In The Dirt and The Chase.
As an added bonus, Good For You have also been added to the ever-growing Hits and Pits line up. Fronted by Bones Brigade member Mike Vallely and featuring Black Flag guitarist Greg Ginn, the band is currently safely coasting high atop of wave of support kicked up by their 2013 release Life Is Too Short To Short To Not Hold A Grudge.
Hits and Pits 2.0 Lineup
Black Flag ||||
No Fun At All
Good For You
Off With Their Heads
Hits and Pits 2.0 – Australian Tour Dates
Friday, 15th November
Coolangatta Hotel, Gold Coast (18+)
Saturday, 16th November
Hifi Bar, Brisbane (18+)
Sunday, 17th November
Hifi Bar, Sydney (18+)
Friday, 22nd November
Palace Theatre, Melbourne (18+)
Saturday, 23rd November
The Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide (18+)
Sunday, 24th November
Capitol & Amplifier, Perth (18+)