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Why Black Flag’s “Rise Above” is a Genre Defining Masterpiece

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If you’re into heavy music of any kind, in particular punk or hardcore punk, Black Flag is a band you should be very well versed in. If this type of music isn’t for you, chances are you’ve at least seen the logo once during your lifetime. It’s that iconic.

Their song, “Rise Above” is the hardcore punk anthem in the same way “Stairway to Heaven” is for classic…




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Rob Janicke

Rob Janicke

Ran an indie record label, now running a new multimedia site called Generation Riff. More info on Twitter @robjanicke & @generationriff

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