200Pockets.comFlipper, circa 2009 When last we heard from seminal Ess Eff punk icons Flipper, the band had reunited and was preparing to hit the road on the Warped Tour, in support of two new albums: a studio release called Love, and a live recording entitled Fight.(Apparently, there's nothing more ... More >>
Classic San Francisco punks Flipper will show the young 'uns how it was done, Bay Area style, when the old school act drops a "Sex Bomb" on the Warped Tour this summer. The band has been added to the first three dates of the touring punk bash, and they've added Rachel Thoele on bass for those show ... More >>
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