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GREG GINN
June 8, 1954

born.

GARY McDANIEL (aka CHUCK DUKOWSKI)
February 1, 1954

born.

KEITH MORRIS (aka JIMMY BOB GOLDSTEIN)
date

born.

RON REYES (aka CHAVO PEDERAST)
January 14, 1978

Sees the Sex Pistols at the Winterland in SF.

July 22, 1979

Moves into the Church basement (along w/Joe Nolte).

DEZ CADENA
date

born.

HENRY GARFIELD (aka HENRY ROLLINS)
PRE-ROLLINS,
PRE-FLAG,
SOA:

SOA at the wilson center, april 4, 1981

Februay 13, 1961

Henry Garfield born.

1979 or 1980

Mitch Parker, (first bassist for GI, later in the Crippled Pilgrims) introduced Henry and Ian MacKaye to Black flag courtesy of the Nervous Breakdown EP.

August 6, 1980

SHOW: Teen Idles / Vox Pop / The Mentors / Puke, Spit, and Guts, Los Angeles, CA @ Hong Kong Gardens
NOTES: The Teen Idles, formed by Ian MacKaye and Jeff Nelson, embark on their only "tour"--taking the Greyhound to Los Angeles to play two shows. Assorted friends, hangers-on, and roadies come along--including Henry Garfield. They hope to meet or see Black Flag, but the band are on tour...

August 10, 1980

SHOW: Teen Idles / the Sponges / Noise / Lost Angeles / Wrong Brothers, Los Angeles, CA @ Mabuhay Gardens
NOTES: The DC crew encounters the Huntington Beach kids--boots, spurs, bandanas, and an attitude nasty enough to eat through cement. Nothing can be the same...

autumn 1980

Replaces vocalist Lyle Preslar in the Extorts, soon to be rechristened STATE OF ALERT.

winter 1980

SHOW: SOA, ???, ??? @ ???
NOTES: SOA's first gig.

December 13, 1980

SHOW: SOA / Minor Threat / Bad Brains / Untouchables / Best, Washington, DC @ 1924 Calvert St NW (Basement party)
NOTES: Minor Threat's first gig, SOA's second.

December 17-18, 1980

SHOW: SOA / Minor Threat / Untouchables / Type O / Nurses / Fluffy Pigs / Zones / Wiggly Mittens / etc. etc., Washington, DC @ dc space (Unheard Music Festival)
NOTES: Lots more bands played.

January 9, 1981

SHOW: SOA / Minor Threat / Slickee Boys, Washington, DC @ dc space

January 10, 1981

SHOW: SOA / Minor Threat / Black Market Baby / Untouchables (unannounced), Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club

April 4, 1981

SHOW: SOA / Bad Brains / Minor Threat / [DC] Youth Brigade / Black Market Baby / No Authority / GI / Red C / Void / Law and Order, Washington, DC @ Wilson Center

May 8, 1981

SHOW: SOA / Minor Threat / [DC] Youth Brigade / Assault and Battery / Red C, Bethesda, MD @ YMCA

May 9, 1981

SHOW: SOA / Minor Threat / [DC] Youth Brigade / Assault and Battery / Red C, Arlington, VA @ HB Woodlawn Alternative Program

mid-May, 1981

SOA's No Policy EP released.

May 22, 1981

SHOW: SOA / Bad Brains / Minor Threat / Subhumans, Washington, DC @ Rumba [sic] Club

May 23, 1981

SHOW: SOA / [DC] Youth Brigade / GI / Iron Cross, Washington, DC @ ??? (house party)
NOTES: Iron Cross' first gig. They do not cover themselves in glory--in fact, their guitar player leaves mid-way through the set.

July 10, 1981

SHOW: Black Flag / SOA / Autistic Reactions, Philadelphia, PA @ Starlight Ballroom
NOTES: SOA's final show. Henry, now Rollins, joins up with the Flag tour three days later.

PANIC
December, 1977

SHOW: Panic, Redondo Beach, CA @ a garage
NOTES: The first Panic gig.

January, 1978

RECORDING SESSION: Media Art Studios

late 1978/early 1979

Due to the profusion of Panics (including Panic fanzines, Panic bands, panic buttons, and so on) the band decide to change their name. Raymond Pettibon suggests BLACK FLAG.

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