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Black Flag – Reality 86’d

17 Mar

Three bands and crew (a combined total of 13 individuals), 2 Dodge Ram extended cab vans, one equipment truck, one PA system traverse the continental US for six months. A road documentary shot from the inside of the last Black Flag tour ever (the 1986 “In My Head” US tour.) Greg Ginn along with Henry Rollins, Cel Revulta, and Anthony Martinez comprise the final line up of the band. Featuring behind the scenes proceedings and live performances from Black Flag, Painted Willie, and Gone (Ginn’s side project, then featuring Sim Cain and Andrew Weiss (later of the Rollins Band) . David Markey was along for the entire trip as the drummer / singer for Painted Willie (with Phil Newman & Vic Makauskas), documenting the six month tour with his Super-8 camera as it happened. Also features roadie Joe (“Planet Joe“) Cole, soundmen Davo Claasen and Dave “Ratman” Levine, and the tour manager who kept it all together, Mitch Bury. A crucial turning point in American underground rock. The end of the line for a trail blazing American band.

Shot in 1986 and completed by director David Markey in 1991 for We Got Power Films, approx. 62 min., Super 8 film

 
2 Comments

Posted by on March 17, 2012 in Documentaries

 

2 responses to “Black Flag – Reality 86’d

  1. TGL

    April 2, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    I can’t believe you’re still going strong! Haven’t been on your blog – or on _any_ blog including my own… – for a couple of years, I guess, & am pleasantly surprised to see you’re still active. Hang on in there :D!

     
  2. panole8riambos

    April 3, 2012 at 5:28 am

    Thanks TGL. We are still here… Best wishes

     

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