Anti‐Flag

Formed 1988.
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Anti-Flag's Chris #2 chats with Mike Davies

Anti-Flag were in session at Maida Vale for the Punk Show - hear clips from the session and Mike's interview with Chris #2 from the band.

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Anti-Flag is an American punk rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, formed in 1988. The band is well known for political activism, focusing on anti-war activism, anti-imperialism, class struggle, human rights, and various sociopolitical sentiments. The line-up includes singer/guitarist Justin Sane and drummer Pat Thetic, who founded the band; later members are guitarist Chris Head, and singer/bassist Chris Barker (#2) who replaced Jamie "Cock" Towns, who had replaced original bassist Andy Flag in 1997 following his departure one year prior. Anti-Flag is known also for their advocacy of progressive political action groups such as Greenpeace and Amnesty International. Most recently, the band has declared solidarity with the global Occupy Together movement.

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  1. Review of The General Strike

    The General Strike 2012

    Reviewed by Ian Winwood
    Pittsburgh punks prove that, for some, the times they aren’t a-changin’.
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