Anti-Flag Debuts ‘Sold Everything’ Video

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Anti-Flag premiered the video for its latest single, ‘Sold Everything’ Friday as the band released its latest album, Lies They Tell Our Children.

The song and its video are just the latest from the brand new album, the band’s 13th. The rest of the singles and videos released from this record are noted below.

MODERN META MEDICINE” (Feat. Jesse Leach of Killswitch Engage)
LAUGH. CRY. SMILE. DIE.” (Feat. Shane Told of Silverstein)
THE FIGHT OF OUR LIVES” (Feat. Tim McIlrath of Rise Against + Brian Baker of Bad Religion)
IMPERIALISM” (Feat. Ashrita Kumar of Pinkshift)
VICTORY OR DEATH (WE GAVE ‘EM HELL)” (Feat. Campino of Die Toten Hosen)
“SHALLOW GRAVES” (Feat. Tré Burt)
NVREVR” (Feat. Stacey Dee of Bad Cop/Bad Cop)

The video for the band’s latest single is an animated presentation that features imagery, such as a familiar cartoony big businessman — complete with top hat and tails — soldiers, homes with bank foreclosure signs and other images. The images are meant to illustrate the song’s overall lyrical theme of the economic divide in America and the control that the economic elite have on the country.

In other news, Anti-Flag has announced new live dates in support of its new album. The world tour starts with a North American run that is scheduled to launch Feb. 2 in Austin, TX and to run through March 19 in Reno, NV. The tour also features stops in Gran Rapids, MI; Asheville, NC and Omaha, NE. A handful of European festivals are included in the schedule for June and July.

The band’s full live schedule is noted below.

2/2 — Austin, TX — ACL Live at The Moody Theater
2/3 — New Orleans, LA — The Fillmore
2/4 — Huntsville, AL — Mars Music Hall
2/5 — Columbia, SC — The Senate
2/7 — Knoxville, TN — The Mill Mine
2/8 — Nashville, TN — Ryman Auditorium
2/10 — Chattanooga, TN — The Signal
2/11 — Louisville, KY — Old Forester’s Paristown Hall
2/14 — Norfolk, VA — The NorVa
2/15 — Richmond, VA — The National
2/17 — Rochester, NY — Main Street Armory
2/18 — Montclair, NJ — The Wellmont Theater
2/19 — Hanover, MD — The Hall at Live! Casino & Hotel
2/21 — Charleston, SC — Charleston Music Hall
2/22 — Asheville, NC — The Orange Peel
2/24 — Atlantic City, NJ — Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
2/25 — Bethlehem, PA — Wind Creek Event Center
2/26 — Huntington, NY — The Paramount
2/28 — Worcester, MA — The Palladium
3/1 — Syracuse, NY — Landmark Theatre
3/3 — Madison, WI — The Sylvee
3/4 — Grand Rapids, MI — 20 Monroe Live
3/5 — Ft. Wayne, IN — The Clyde Theatre
3/7 — Fayetteville, AR — JJ’s Live
3/8 — Oklahoma City, OK — Diamond Ballroom
3/10 — Kansas City, MO — Harrah’s Voodoo Lounge
3/11 — Omaha, NE — The Admiral
3/12 — Boulder, CO — Boulder Theater
3/14 — Tucson, AZ — Rialto Theatre
3/16 — Las Vegas, NV — The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas – Chelsea Theatre
3/17 — Los Angeles, CA — Hollywood Palladium
3/18 — Riverside, CA — Riverside Municipal Auditorium
3/19 — Reno, NV — Grand Sierra Resort

6/3-4 — Linz, AT — SBÄM Fest
6/15-18 — Dessel, BE — Graspop 
6/24 — Münster, DE — Vainstream Rockfest
7/2 — Rimini, IT — Slam Dunk Italy 

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Anti-Flag’s Latest LP Is A Strong Start To 2023 For The Rock Community

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Veteran punk rock band Anti-Flag is making lots of headlines this week. That is because Friday, the band debuted the video for its new single, ‘Sold Everything’ and a new North American tour set to launch Feb. 2 in Austin, TX.  The tour, which is scheduled to run through March 19 in Reno, NV, and the new single and video, are in support of the band’s brand new album, Lies They Tell Our Children.  The band’s 13th album, it is certain to appeal to the band’s established audiences.  That is due in part to its general presentation, which will be discussed shortly.  The musical arrangements featured in that general presentation are of their own interest in the bigger picture of the album’s presentation and will be discussed a little later.  The lyrical themes that accompany that musical content is also important to the album’s appeal and in turn will be discussed later, too.  Each item noted here is important in its own way to the whole of the album’s presentation.  All things considered they make Lies They Tell Our Children a welcome new offering from Anti-Flag.

Lies They Tell Our Children, Anti-Flag’s 13th new album, is an interesting new offering from the veteran punk rock band.  The record’s appeal comes in pat through its general presentation.  The general presentation here is a reference to the fact that according to the band, this record is not just another collection of songs, but rather a concept album.  The information provided to the press about the album does not specifically outline the story behind the concept, but bassist Chris Barker (a.k.a. Chris #2) is quoted in the news release as saying the overall message in the album is anti-capitalist and that the songs take on issues, such as universal healthcare and environmental preservation.  Front man Justin Geever (a.k.a. Justin Sane) added to the discussion, noting the economic and social divide among the haves and have nots has only gotten worse in America over time and continues to get worse, and that is the overarching theme of the album’s concept.  Keeping that in mind, even if there is in fact one central story here, that overarching theme is nothing new from Anti-flag, as the band is known quite well for tackling such topics throughout each of its existing albums.  In listening to the album from start to end, those themes are definitely there, though the album does not seem to come across as a concept album in the purest sense of the term.  Despite that, the overarching concept behind the songs is still reason enough to take in this record.

Keeping in mind the positive impact of the overall concept behind Anti-Flag’s new album, it is just one of the aspects that makes the record worth hearing.  The overall musical content that makes up the record’s body is also of note.  From the album’s outset to its end, what audiences get in this album is a variety of punk sounds just as in so much of the band’s catalog.  Right from the record’s outset, that opener, ‘Sold Everything’ presents a sort of folk-influenced punk sound that the band has presented in songs past.  At the same time, the arrangement here still boasts its own identity separate from those other works, leading to plenty of engagement and entertainment here.  ‘Modern Meta Medicine,’ which immediately follows that song, presents a sound and style that almost immediately lends itself to comparison to works from the likes of AFI.  That should come as no surprise, either, considering that the two bands have worked together in the past in the studio and on stage.  On another note, ‘Victory OR Death (We Gave ‘Em Hell)’ conjures thoughts of songs composed by the likes of Dropkick Murphys and The Rumjacks, just sans the Celtic influence.  In other words, it is a stylistic approach and sound that is starkly different from that of the most of the album’s other work and in a positive way, too, further showing the diversity in the album’s musical presentation.  As if that is not enough example of the importance of the album’s musical presentation, a song, such as ‘NVREVER,’ which serves as the album’s penultimate entry, is more of a pure punk rock sound.  The driving guitar line here and equally solid time keeping from the drums and the infectious chorus sections make it a work that has some pop punk influence but still has a certain pure punk element at the same time.  That balance of influences here will make the arrangement appealing to a wide range of punk fans, including those established audiences of Anti-flag.  When this song and the others examined here are considered alongside the rest of the album’s entries, the whole comes together to show clearly what makes the album’s overall musical presentation so important to that presentation.

As much as the album’s musical content does to make it appealing, it is just one more part of what makes the album appealing for the noted audiences.  The lyrical content that makes up the album’s overall concept does its own share to make the record appealing.  As noted already, the lyrical themes that make up the record’s overall concept encompass some very familiar social themes, such as universal healthcare, such as in ‘Modern Meta Medicine,’ civil disobedience and social justice in ‘Victory or Death (We Gave ‘Em Hell)’ and  even the impact of war on its innocent victims — those refugees who lose their homes as a result of conflict between others – in ‘The Fight Of Our Lives.’  Between these themes and so many others that make up the album’s lyrical body they collectively make for just as much engagement and entertainment in this album as the record’s musical arrangements.  All in all, the lyrical “concept” at the heart of Lies They Tell Our Children and the musical body that accompanies that content makes for plenty of reason for audiences to hear Anti-Flag’s latest album.  Even with the record not necessarily being a concept record in the purest sense, it is still interesting that the band would take that chance.  All things considered, these elements make Lies They Tell Our Children a strong start for the rock community in 2023.

Lies They Tell Our Children, Anti-Flag’s latest (13th) album, is an interesting new offering from the veteran punk outfit.  It is a presentation that is sure to appeal just as much to the band’s established audiences as to punk fans in general.  That is due in part to the fact that according to the band, the record is meant to be a concept record.  Given, in listening to the album it does not seem to be a concept record in the purest sense of the term, but it is still interesting that the band tried its hand.  That makes the album worth hearing at least once.  The musical content featured throughout the album adds to the appeal because it continues to offer audiences a variety of punk sounds and styles from one song to the next, in turn keeping things interesting in its own right.  The lyrical content that makes up the album’s “concept” is as familiar as ever, as it takes on so many social and political topics.  This is nothing new for the band, either.  What’s more, most of the themes here are just as timeless as those in the band’s existing catalog, so it is sure to create its own appeal for audiences.  When this is considered along with the appeal ensured through the album’s musical content and the very fact that the band tried to make the album a concept record, the collective of all of this makes the album a positive new offering from Anti-Flag that makes for a positive start for the rock community in 2023.

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Punk In The Park Festival Details Announced

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Punk in the Park is returning to Oak Canyon Park in Orange County, CA this fall.

The annual punk rock festival is scheduled to take place Nov. 5 and 6 and will feature a line up of almost 30 acts. Among the acts scheduled to perform are the likes of Dropkick Murphys, Bad Religion, and Anti-Flag. Tickets are available now.

Other acts on the bill include and are not limited to The Bouncing Souls, Face To Face, The Flatliners, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Adolescents, The Bronx, Bad Cop Bad Cop, Mercy Music, Slaughterhouse, TV Party Suzi Moon, The Vulturas, and Ch. 3. More acts will be announced in the coming weeks.

General admission weekend tickets start at $95 plus fees. VIP weekend tickets are also available. They provide access to shaded areas of the festival grounds, upgraded restroom facilities, and VIP bar. General admission and VIP alike offer access to craft beer tasting from noon to 3 p.m. for audiences who are 21 and older, as well as all performances by the bands on the bill.

The Punk In The Park festival grounds are located at 5305 E. Santiago Canyon Road, Silverado, CA.

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Louder Than Life Festival Lineup Announced

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The Louder Than Life Festival will return to Louisville, KY this year with an expansive lineup of acts.

The festival, scheduled to take place Sept. 22-25 at the Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center in Louisville, KY, will be headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot, and KISS. The four-day festival will also feature performances from bands, such as Bloodywood, Anti-Flag, and Superbloom. The KY Expo Center is located at 937 Phillips Ln. in Louisville, KY.

The festival’s full lineup is noted below. Tickets are available here. Weekend general admission passes start at $249.50 plus fees. Weekend VIP passes start at $629.50 plus fees. A limited number of Weekend Top Shelf VIP passes is still available for $1,329.50 plus fees.

General admission single day passes start at $99.50 plus fees. Single day VIP passes start at $295.50 plus fees. Layaway options are available through March 31 for $10, with payments made through July.

A trailer for the forthcoming annual festival is streaming.

The current Louder Than Life lineup is as follows (subject to change):

Thursday, September 22: Nine Inch Nails, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Halestorm, Tenacious D, Yungblud, Highly Suspect, Ministry, Nothing More, Baroness, Spiritbox, Apocalyptica, Dorothy, Don Broco, New Years Day, Plush, Lilith Czar, Maggie Lindemann, Taipei Houston, The Dead Deads, Mothica, Superbloom, Eva Under Fire, Oxymorrons

Friday, September 23: Slipknot, Shinedown, Lamb Of God, Mastodon, In This Moment, Meshuggah, Clutch, Jinjer, GWAR, In Flames, Helmet, POORSTACY, Crown The Empire, DED, All Good Things, Amigo The Devil, Vended, Mike’s Dead, If I Die First, Orbit Culture, The Luka State, Ego Kill Talent, The Native Howl, Archetypes Collide

Saturday, September 24: KISS, Rob Zombie, Alice Cooper, Chevelle, Ghostemane, Jerry Cantrell, Dance Gavin Dance, Theory of a Deadman, Body Count, Sevendust, Mammoth WVH, We Came As Romans, Airbourne, Cherry Bombs, Ill Niño, Tetrarch, Nita Strauss, Against The Current, Wargasm, Trash Boat, Shaman’s Harvest, Solence, Dropout Kings, Bloodywood

Sunday, September 25: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Alice In Chains, Incubus, Papa Roach, The Pretty Reckless, Architects, Bad Religion, Action Bronson, The Struts, Jelly Roll, Dirty Honey, Anti-Flag, The Joy Formidable, Bayside, The Warning, Royal & The Serpent, caroles daughter, Radkey, The Mysterines, Crown Lands, AEIR, The Alive, As You Were

The Louder Than Life Festival is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents. The festival debuted in 2014 and expanded to four days in 2021.

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Aftershock Festival 2021 Performance Times Announced

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Organizers of the annual Aftershock Festival have announced the schedule for this year’s installment of the annual event.

Now in its ninth year, the festival is actually a rescheduled event from 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic caused the event to be re-scheduled last year. As with its 2019 edition, this year’s installment of the Aftershock Festival is officially sold out. It is scheduled to take place this weekend from Thursday to Sunday at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA.

The festival grounds are located at 1600 Garden Highway. Sacramento, CA.

Attendees at this year’s festival will be required to follow strict COVID-19 guidelines. Those guidelines are noted here.

The 2021 edition of the Aftershock Festival is scheduled to open at 4:25 p.m. ET Thursday with a performance by Oxymorrons, on the Coors Light Stage. Fit For A King follows at 4:50 p.m. on the Jack Daniel’s Stage. Death Angel and Exodus will follow Oxymorrons at 5:25 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. respectively on the Coors Light Stage. Meanwhile back on the Jack Daniel’s Stage, Knocked Loose is scheduled to follow Fit For A King at 5:55 p.m.

From there, Anthrax, Testamentand Cypress Hill will keep the music going between the two stages. Cypress Hill’s performance on the Jack Daniel’s Stage at 8:50 p.m. will close out the evening’s activities.

Friday will see the festival expand to three stages, with music starting at 12:45 p.m. from Contracult Collective on the Coors Light Stage. Ayron Jones will take the stage first at 1:20 p.m. Friday on the Kolas Stage. Performances from acts, such as Crobot, Pop Evil, and Rancid and many others will keep things moving through the day. Metallica will headline Friday’s events beginning at 8:55 p.m.

Moving on to Saturday, American Teeth and The Black Moods will open the day’s schedule at 12:30 p.m. and 12:35 p.m. on the Coors Light Stage and Kolas Stage respectively. Also notable acts featured on the day are those, such as South of Eden, Another Day Dawns, and Atreyu, as well as Anti-Flag, Mudvayne, and Alien Weaponry. The original lineup of The Misfits rounds out the day at 9:10 p.m. on the Jack Daniel’s Stage.

Even as the weekend winds down Sunday, the music will not let up. Sunday’s schedule opens at 12:20 p.m. on the Jack Daniel’s Stage with a performance by Law. As the day continues, performances from the likes of From Ashes To New, Pennywise, Mastodon, and Rise Against are also scheduled. Metallica closes out the weekend’s festivities at 7:55 p.m. ET on the Kolas Stage.

Along with lots of music, this weekend’s festival will also feature just as much food, drink and entertainment. The full details on all of that are noted below.

Additional food & beverage, and other experiences onsite include:

·      Caduceus Wine Garden, highlighting Caduceus Cellars and Merkin Vineyards, owned by Arizona resident Maynard James Keenan, co-founder of international recording acts TOOL, A Perfect Circle, and PUSCIFER.

·      Coors Light Coldstream serving with frosty draft technology, complete with actual ice crystals

·      Deep Eddy Vodka -Deep Eddy’s Dive In Trailer is a place where people come together to enjoy good times that never seem to end. Where strangers are just friends you haven’t met yet. While at Aftershock stopby and see us at the Deep Eddy Dive In Tour and raise a glass to being back together!

·      Dr. Greenthumb’s – Founded by the Godfather of insane brains, B-Real of Cypress Hill 

·       Fxck Cancer / Dyin 2 Live Dreams Program

·       It’s Ronz World –  custom guitars, rock shop and art

·       Jack Daniel’s Mobile Distillery Tour Experience – Officially registered by the U.S. Government in 1866 and based in Lynchburg, Tenn., the Jack Daniel Distillery is the first registered distillery in the United States and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Cheers your friends make your own history at Aftershock when you rock out at the Jack Daniel’s Main Stage with Metallica!

·      KOLAS – Stop by the Loud Lounge to level up Aftershock vibes with t-shirt ripping, body art and more.  KOLAS will also provide dynamic delivery outside the festival grounds.  Stop by the KOLAS footprint all weekend long to learn more!

·      Mortus Viventi  – Live Tarot Card Readings

·       The Blackened Bar – Aftershock is proud to continue the collaboration with Metallica’s Blackened Whiskey. The pop-up will feature Blackened, a super-premium American whiskey blend, crafted by the late Master Distiller Dave Pickerell and finished in the earth-shattering music of Metallica. This exciting collaboration marks the latest in a long line of amplified guest experiences only available through Danny Wimmer Presents music festivals.

·       The Loud Lounge – Get heady and hang in the Loud Lounge with Kolas, Clown Cannabis, California’s Finest CBD, Heavy Grass, Dr. Greenthumb’s, Helpful Hemp and more. 

·       Take Me Home – not for profit, volunteer based foundation that has been saving the lives of homeless animals since 2001.

·       weedmaps – Located inside the Loud Lounge. Fans can learn about cannabis delivery by downloading the weedmaps app all weekend long. Stop by the booth for fun giveaways and prizes and if you forgot your clear bag, weedmaps has your back. 

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Riot Fest 2021 Lineup Finalized

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The official lineup for this year’s Riot Fest has been finalized.

The 2021 Riot Fest is scheduled to take place Sept. 16-19 at Douglass Park in Chicaco, IL. The whole thing kicks off the evening of Sept. 16 with performances by the likes of Alkaline Trio, Patti Smith and her Band, and Morrissey.

Sept. 17 is the first, full, official date of music for this year’s festival. It features performances from a wide range of acts, such as Smashing Pumpkins, NOFX, and Anti-Flag.

Dropkick Murphys, Rancid, and Living Colour join the likes of Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Run The Jewels, and Gwar for the second day of this year’s Riot Fest lineup.

Sunday will see just as many and varied acts taking the stage. Among the most notable of the performances planned to close out this year’s festival are those from the likes of Slipknot, Simple Plan, and Body Count. The Flaming Lips will take the place of Pixies following that band’s recent announcement that it was halting its tour plans due to concerns about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The full lineup for this year’s Riot Fest is noted below.





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Anti-Flag To Premiere Career Retrospective Documentary Next Month

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Veteran punk rock band Anti-Flag will release its new documentary next month.

The band is scheduled to debut documentary Beyond BarricadesThe Story of Anti-Flag Oct. 3 through Veeps.  The 90-minute documentary will be presented by Alternative Press magazine.

Tickets for the live streaming documentary presentation are available here.  the doc’s trailer is streaming here.

Front man Justin Sane discussed the documentary in a recent interview.

“It’s hard to sum up the life of a band in an hour and a half,” he said.  “We started Anti-Flag out of a passion for punk rock with the belief that punk music had the power to change people’s lives and have a positive impact on the world. With this documentary, we hope people will see that while life may not be as straight forward as that idealistic philosophy, it isn’t so far from the truth either. Regardless of what others take from this film, for us the experience of looking back on the history of Anti-Flag – sometimes good, sometimes bad and sometimes unbelievable – leaves us grateful to have had the opportunity to live a very rare and at times extraordinary life as part of this punk rock band.”

Directed by Jon Nix, the band’s new retrospective follows the now 25-year story of Anti-Flag.  Helping tell the group’s story are fellow famed musicians, such as Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave), Billy Bragg, Tim McIlrath (Rise Against), Brian Baker (Bad Religion), Chris Creswell (The Flatliners, Hot Water Music), Tom May, and Greg Barnett (The Menzingers).

Beyond BarricadesThe Story of Anti-Flag was produced by Turnstyle Films and Executive Producer Matthew Chojnacki (ScreamQueen! My Nightmare on Elm Street30 Years of GarbageThe Garbage Pail Kids Story).

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Anti-Flag To Launch “Digital Tour” Tonight

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Anti-Flag is not letting the COVID-19 outbreak’s impact to keep it from performing for its fans.

The band will launch a new “digital tour” tonight.  Dubbed the “Quarantine Sucks, Let’s Party!” digital tour is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. EDT tonight.  The “tour” is in fact a series of archived performances that the band has recorded over the course of its life, beginning with its performance at the 2013 Hellfest festival.

The week-long series of performances will stream at with the band members chatting with fans live throughout each show.  The shows are not free, though.  Tickets are available here.

Audiences who purchase the All Access package will receive a bonus stream on July 1, which was originally recorded the band’s 2018 performance at Red Rocks.  Featured with that bonus stream are an exclusive t-shirt and laminate.

The full schedule for the band’s streams is noted below.

6/26 — Hellfest 2013
6/27 — Pukkelpop 2008
6/28— Woodstock Poland 2012
6/29 — Vainstream 2016
6/30 — Resurrection Fest 2018
7/1 — Red Rocks 2018 (BONUS — All Access Package Only)

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Anti-Flag Announces Dates For First Leg Of “20/20 Vision Tour”

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Anti-flag announced a new live schedule Monday.

The band will launch its new tour March 11 in Ottawa, ON.  The tour, which is in support of the band’s new album 2020 Vision, is scheduled to run through May 30 in Seattle, WA.  It features performances in cities, such as Charlotte, NC; Grand Rapids, MI and Atlanta, GA.

The tour’s schedule is noted below.



3/11 Ottawa, ON @The 27 Club *
3/12 Montreal, QC @ L’Astral *
3/13 Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground *
3/14 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater (Anti-Flag Only)
3/15 Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall *
3/17 Asbury Park, NJ @ House of Independents *
3/18 Hamden, CT @ Space Ballroom *
3/19 Philadelphia, PA @ The Foundry *
3/20 Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hote*
3/22 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade @ Purgatory *
3/24 Nashville, TN @ Exit/In *
3/26 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop *
3/27 Buffalo, NY @ Rec Room *
3/28 Pittsburgh, PA @ Roxian Theatre – ANTIfest * +
5/2 Charlotte, NC @ Epicenter Fest 2020
5/3 Columbus, OH @ A&R Bar ^
5/5 Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground ^ SOLD OUT
5/6 Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme ^
5/8 St. Paul, MN @ Amsterdam Bar and Hall ^
5/10 Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theatre ^
5/12 Dallas, TX @ Dada ^
5/13 Austin, TX @ Barracuda ^
5/14 El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace ^
5/15 Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge^
5/16 Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex^
5/17 San Diego, CA @ Casbah^
5/19 Santa Ana, CA @  Constellation Room^
5/20 Oakland, CA @ New Parish ^
5/21 Santa Cruz, CA @ The Atrium at The Catalyst ^
5/23 Las Vegas, NV @ Punk Rock Bowling
5/27 Sacramento, CA @ Holy Diver ^ SOLD OUT
5/28 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre ^
5/29 Vancouver, BC @ Wise Hall ^ SOLD OUT
5/30 Seattle, WA @The Crocodile ^
* W/ Grade 2 and Doll Skin
^ W/ Bad Cop/Bad Cop and Grumpster
+ Suicide Machines, Punchline, Swiss Army, and special guests To The Front traveling art show



The new tour schedule is just one of the announcements that the band made Monday.  The band also announced it is partnering with the nonprofit agencies Amnesty International USA, Punk Rock Saves Lives, and HeadCount for its upcoming live run.  The band talked about the partnerships in a collective statement.

“With every tour we do, we’re searching for creative ways to interject empathy into the show,” the band said.  “These organizations are fantastic opportunities to share simple ideas, create tangible victories and spread empathy.  The social, economic, racial and economic justice we all seek is within our reach.  The future we wish to see contains the work we all put in now.  We hope these shows serve as rallying points for people to recognize in 2020 you’re not alone, in a world where the status quo is violent, bigoted and predicated upon fear…to be kind is a radical notion and punk as f***.”

Punk Rock Saves Lives will focus on the issue of lowering prices for insulin.  The agency will also hold canned food drives at every show, according to the band.  HeadCount will work to get people registered to vote ahead of November’s general election.  Amnesty International USA will continue its work promoting human rights.

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Anti-Flag Debuts Video For ‘For What It’s Worth’ Cover

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Punk band Anti-Flag has debuted the video for its cover of Buffalo Springfield’s fame protest song ‘For What It’s Worth.’

The video, which originally debuted online at Democracy Now!, presents the band’s slightly amped up take on the classic tune alongside live footage of the band from its 2018 European tour, the March For Our Lives and images of firearms with statistics about gun violence in America.  It is a partnership with Everytown, “a movement of Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities.”

Anti-Flag’s cover of ‘For What It’s Worth’ is included in the band’s forthcoming album American Reckoning, which is currently scheduled to be released Sept. 28 via Spinefarm Records.

The record, which was mixed and mastered by Justin Francis, features acoustic re-workings of songs from the band’s previous two albums American Spring (2015) and American Fall (2017) along with a handful of covers including this song.  Pre-orders are open now.  The record’s full track listing is noted below.

 American Reckoning Track Listing
1. The Debate Is Over (If You Want It)
2. Trouble Follows Me
3. American Attraction
4. When The Wall Falls
5. Racists
6. Set Yourself On Fire
7. Brandenburg Gate
8. Gimme Some Truth (John Lennon cover)
9. For What It’s Worth (Buffalo Springfield cover)
10. Surrender (Cheap Trick cover)

The band explained in a written statement that while this is the first time that the band has covered ‘For What It’s Worth’ in whole, it’s not the first time that it has used elements of the song in its music.

“Inspiration and the energy to keep fighting for social and economic justice comes in all forms,” the band said.  “Many would not expect a punk rock band to take an inspiration from an artist like Buffalo Springfield, but they’d be wrong.  We have been influenced by the power of this song for years.  We have used portions of the groove and drum beat on Anti-Flag records, and now have created this version of the song.”

Additionally, the band praised Democracy Now! for its part in premiering the its new video.

“To premiere this video via Democracy Now! is an absolute honor and privilege,” the band said.  “When people ask us how they can become informed, be better citizens of the world, find news predicated upon empathy and the truth, we tell them to listen to Democracy Now!  To be featured on this life-changing and undeniable for for truth and positive change in the world is incredibly special to our band.”

Anti-flag is touring now with Rise Against and AFI.  The band will launch a UK/European tour this fall with Silverstein, Cancer Bats and Worriers.  The tour will include two ANTIfest indoor shows,  The band’s current tour schedule is noted below.

Courtesy: Spinefarm Records/Brixton Agency

Tour Dates:
9/15 – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amp^
9/16 – Salt Lake City, UT – Complex^
9/17 – Boise, ID – Revolution^
9/19 – Bozeman, MT – Brick Breeden Fieldhouse^
9/20 – Calgary, AB – Grey Eagle^
9/21 – Edmonton, AB – Edmonton Expo Center^
9/23 – Vancouver, BC – PNE Forum^
9/24 – Seattle, WA – WaMu Theater^
9/25 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom^
9/27 – Reno, NV @ Cargo Concert Hall
9/28 – Concord, CA – Concord Pavilion
9/29 – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl^
9/30 – Irvine, CA – Five Point Amphitheater^
10/11 – Vienna, AT – Flex*
10/12 – Wels, AT – Alter Schlachthof*
10/13 – Salzburg, AT – Rockhouse*
10/14 – Prague, CZ – Meet Factory*
10/16 – Hannover, DE – Pavillon*
10/18 – Berlin, DE – SO36*
10/19 – Hamburg, DE – Fabrik*
10/20 – Köln, DE – Live Music Hall*
10/21 – Stuttgart, DE – Longhorn*
10/23 – Munich, DE – Backstage Werk*
10/25 – Saarbrucken, DE – Garage*
10/26 – Haarlem, NL Patronaat – ANTIfest*
10/27 – Hasselt, BE Muziekodroom – Groezrock Indoor*
10/28 – Wiesbaden, DE – Schlachthof – ANTIfest*
10/30 – Birmingham, UK – Asylum#
10/31 – Bristol, UK – SWX#
11/1 – London, UK – Heaven#
11/2 – Manchester, UK – Academy 2#
11/3 – Glasgow, UK – Garage#
11/5 – Belfast, UK – Foundry#
11/6 – Dublin, IE – Whelan’s#

^ = w/ Rise Against, AFI
* = w/ Silverstein, Cancer Bats, Worriers
# = w/ Cancer Bats,Worriers

Courtesy: Spinefarm RecordsBrixton Agency

26 OCT 2018
city: Haarlem, Netherlands
venue: Patronaat
line-up: Anti-Flag, Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Silverstein, Cancer Bats, Prestige, Black Peaks, Culture Abuse, Worriers, Tusky, Drones

28 OCT 2018
City: Wiesbaden, Germany
venue: Schlachthof
line-up: Anti-Flag, Silverstein, Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Cancer Bats, Black Peaks, Worriers, Tusky

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