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Black Flag is an American punk rock band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California. The band was established largely as the brainchild of Greg Ginn: the guitarist, primary songwriter and sole continuous member through multiple personnel changes. They are widely considered to be one of the first hardcore punk bands.


Members[]

Vocalists

  • Keith Morris (1976–1979)
    • credited as Johnny "Bob" Goldstein on Everything Went Black
  • Ron Reyes (1979–1980)
    • credited as Chavo Pederast on Jealous Again and Everything Went Black
  • Dez Cadena (1980–1981, 2003)
  • Henry Rollins (1981–1986)

Bassists

  • Raymond Pettibon (Raymond Ginn) (1976)
  • Glen "Spot" Lockett (1976–1977)
  • Chuck Dukowski (Gary McDaniel) (1977–1983)
  • Kira Roessler (1983–1985)
  • C'el Revuelta (1986, 2003)
Guitarists
  • Greg Ginn (1976–1986, 2003)
  • Dez Cadena (1981–1983, 2003)

Drummers

  • Brian Migdol (1977–1978)
  • Roberto "ROBO" Valverde (1978–1981, 2003)
  • Emil Johnson (1982)
  • Chuck Biscuits (Charles Montgomery) (1982)
  • Bill Stevenson (1983–1985)
  • Anthony Martinez (1985–1986)

Discography[]

Studio albums

  • Damaged (1981)
  • My War (1984)
  • Family Man (1984)
  • Slip It In (1984)
  • Loose Nut (1985)
  • In My Head (1985)

Gallery[]

Audio[]

Nervous Breakdown (1979)

Police Story (1981)

Reference[]

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