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Ex-Black Flag Rockers Battle The Mainstream

Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 27 November 1986

"WE WEREN'T a band that came out and played a lot of our old songs," reflects Black Flag founder/guitarist Greg Ginn in the wake of the local outfit's recent announcement to call it quits after 10 years on the hardcore punk scene. "Obviously, we could've been a lot more popular if we'd done that. But that's not what Black Flag was about, which was constant musical and ideological development."

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