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Black Flag to play Hammersonic 2020 rock festival

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Mon, November 18, 2019  /  05:18 pm
Black Flag to play Hammersonic 2020 rock festival

Established in 2012, the annual Hammersonic festival is considered one of the biggest metal and rock festivals in Southeast Asia. (Hammersonic/File)

American hardcore punk band Black Flag will perform at the Hammersonic 2020 rock festival in Jakarta.

Formed in 1976, Black Flag is viewed as one of the first hardcore bands in the United States. The band split in 1986 and reunited in 2003 and 2013, with guitar player and main songwriter Greg Ginn as the only remaining original member of the band.

To date, the band has released seven studio albums and two live albums.

Black Flag is the second international group confirmed to play at Hammersonic after American metal band Slipknot.

Read also: Slipknot to play Hammersonic 2020 rock festival

Established in 2012, the annual Hammersonic festival is considered one of the biggest metal and rock festivals in Southeast Asia. Renowned international groups that have graced Hammersonic stages include Bullet for My Valentine, Hatebreed, Morbid Angel, Lamb of God, Cannibal Corpse, Dying Fetus, Gorgoroth and Megadeth.

Hammersonic 2020 is scheduled to take place on March 27 and 28, 2020 at Carnaval Beach, Ancol.

Tickets are available on the festival's website with prices starting from Rp 800,000 (US$56.82). (gis/wng)

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