Pittsburgh’s ‘Anti-Flag’ to Punk Out in Bangkok

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BANGKOK — From the Steel City to the Big Mango comes a punk quartet with a politically charged message at an interesting time.

From Pittsburgh, Anti-Flag has been mixing music and politics for over two decades.  Next month they will play their entire 2006 album “For Blood and Empire” and encores by audience request as part of a world tour.

They’ll be joined by special guests Joey the Gangster from Indonesia.

Anti-Flag is known for involving with progressive activism. Among nearly 200 songs of theirs, many of them reflect their stances against war and capitalism. The band has a long story teaming up with several activist groups such as PETA, Greenpeace and Amnesty International. Their performance in 2012 called for a release of the Russian punkers Pussy Riots.

Anti-Flag Live in Bangkok starts at 7pm on Dec. 14 at The Rock Pub. The music venue where local and international rock bands perform is located on Phaya Thai Road and can be reached from BTS Ratchathewi.

Early Bird Ticket 800 Baht and Door 1,000 Baht, Tickets can be ordered online or purchased at at Gram Siam Paragon 4th floor Tel. 610-7995 and Sick Chainsaws Room No. 26 at MRT Chatuchak.