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Anti-Flag: Death Of A Nation DVDDeath Of A Nation DVD (2004)
A-F Records

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The elements that DVDs are bringing to the scene are substantial. While several VHS tapes were released they didn't have the power, capacity, or wide range of material that their digital counterparts tender. The aptitude to not only offer the feature full length, but commentary tracks, bonus foota.
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The elements that DVDs are bringing to the scene are substantial. While several VHS tapes were released they didn't have the power, capacity, or wide range of material that their digital counterparts tender. The aptitude to not only offer the feature full length, but commentary tracks, bonus footage, music videos, photo galleries, interviews, behind the scenes, as well as a slew of miscellaneous offerings. In what me the most well rounded DVD within the punk rock genre Anti-Flag delivers a packed disc containing mostly all of the aforesaid attributes.

Say what you will about Anti-Flag, their music, their politics, and who they are, but there's no denying that they are one of the best in the genre at doing what they do, and that is creating good punk rock with a positive message. They also have the facility to put on one hell of a live show, which warrants this hour long documentary of last winter's Death of a Nation Tour. While Kung Fu Records and many other producers focus on one particular live show this video outlines every stop on the tour. This approach spices up the material so the viewer doesn't get bored with just one show environment. However as the material is recorded in separate venues the audio and video tend to suffer at times. The audio tracks are not nearly as strong as they should be and due to lighting some footage looks dull.

Twenty-three tracks summarizing their entire career from Anti-Flag classics "Die for Your Government" and "Fuck The Flag" to new crowd favorites "911 for Peace" and "Rank-N-File." Aside from a lackluster performance of "Got the Numbers" the band is in their prime throughout every song and track after track continues to demonstrate how strong they are onstage. The band is prone to talking up a storm during their shows, but it is kept to a minimum giving the video a solid flow. Before each song a black and white image of the band states the title and the city, so you can keep an eye out for your friends in Buffalo, Providence, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and the many other cities where the tour landed

Bonus material is a significant force behind the superiority of the DVD; it rivals the Aquabats collection in terms of wholeness. Three music videos for songs off The Terror State are available. The unreleased "Death of a Nation" produced in the same messy, cut and paste style apparent in "Los Angeles Is Burning" by Bad Religion. As well as "Turncoat" and rare video of Woody Guthrie highlights, "Post War Breakout." A live radio performance, an insightful interview, behind the scenes footage, montages, as well as information to become politically active support the rest of the extras completing an outstanding package. The mechanics of the presentation are unbelievable with a fantastic setup and easy menus to navigate.

While we all share either a love or hate relationship for Anti-Flag, there is no denying that A-F Records and Scrambled Visual have complied a truly amazing compilation of footage and substance to detail one of today's most popular underground bands. Death of a Nation will not change your mind on the band, but if you are a fan this is an essential product to own on your DVD rack.

 

 
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Anonymous (May 17, 2006)

You people are fucking stupid. First of all, if you don't like punk then why the fuck are you commenting on this DVD. Trust me I'm sure all of us that do like A-F could talk some real shit about that emo bullshit that you listen to. If A-F isn't one of the best punk bands out there than you are the dumbest person I've ever met in my life, and obviously you know NOTHING about music. If you wanna argue with me than let's argue music. Justin Sane's lyrics excluding maybe For Blood and Empire are quite good. Very clever. Not Forced. No stupid rhyming or cliche phrases. Guitar. Ok well not the greatest, but what punk band does. Not much punk is too complicated. Bass. Andy Flag or Chris #2. Both are great bassist. Not only are they playing great bass riffs but also are vocals... I don't care if you don't like Anti-Flag, but you can't, in any way, say the suck. If you do, you can shut you're fuckin mouth.

Anonymous (June 9, 2005)

for those people who say that their songs are vague, what about songs like "mind the g.a.t.t." where they specifically refer to a "Paul Hawken-esque model for the world", "the panama deception" (which talks about the sr. bush's ventures in to panama and even states "killing for personal gain (i.e. bush in panama), and "seattle was a riot" (which tells the story of the police force that sprayed pepper spray into the eyes of protestors at the WTO's 3rd ministerial which took place in seattle). those seem to contain pretty specific messages in my opinion. |:

Anonymous (May 30, 2005)

Chinatown is a dick always has been always will be. Chinatown yes sI hate you, you asshole.

Anonymous (April 22, 2005)

one of the best dvds i own !!

Anonymous (April 3, 2005)

Some people here are just fucking gay. Anti-Flag rule your asses because they are one of the best punk bands ever. Give me a break... blink182 sucks alot, they are fucking gays with their fucking emo lyrics that make me puke.

Anonymous (April 2, 2005)

fuck all you scene bitches who think your the fucking punkest punk , your pathetic , ''oh im so punk i have a big mohawk and i like aus rotten but NOT anti flag cause there obviously got nothing in common..'' FUCK OFF you tossers , anti flag do get off there arses check out there fucking sites - underground aliance , the one about miliatary recruting in schools and a couple more ; seriously though kids lighten up , anti-flags job isnt to go start riots - theres now way you can change the government too much its too far gone and corrupt - but what they are doing is making people aware of the bullshit , cause numbers make a change.

Anonymous (November 9, 2004)

actaully i dont listen to all that much punk anymore. i realized that most of it is bullshit, and its dissapointing to come to that realization, but it happens, its all opinions and i realized that most punk music really isnt all that i had hoped for. but for the 5 bands with some substance, ill name many more

the weakerthans
the bouncing souls
lucero
the lawrence arms
against me!
grabass charlestons
one man army
alkaline trio
this bike is a pipe bomb
pipedown
defiance, ohio
a radio with guts

Anonymous (November 5, 2004)

Admit It!!!!
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6415858/site/newsweek/

Anonymous (November 4, 2004)

"yea because.... no one is offering him any"

hahaha i loved that!

JayHated412 (November 4, 2004)

pure shit...this band should have quit after Andy left...

Anonymous (November 3, 2004)

none of them makes GOOD MUSIC.And I meant punkbands that still exist.

Anonymous (November 3, 2004)

none of them makes GOOD MUSIC I meant punkbands that still exist.

Anonymous (November 2, 2004)

Chumbawamba (before EMI signing)
Dead Kennedys (with Jello)
Crass
Nausea
Lard

Anonymous (November 2, 2004)

"theyre not necesarrily republicans, and theres nothing wrong with being republican. its a choice, an opinion, neither side is right or wrong. but the people posting negative comments about anti-flag arent listening to the bands you listed. theyre people who listened to and believed anti-flag in 8th grade and have since become much more inteliigient and started listening to good music with some real substance to it"

name 5 punkbands that makes good music and has some real substance...there isn´t any.(cause i´m guessing that since your on this site you listen to punk music don´t you?)

oh and being a republican is wrong.

Anonymous (November 2, 2004)

lars definetley spends more time on his hair than all of anti-flag combined

either way both bands are pretty weak

- the other scott

Weak???? Compared to whom? Go listen to your Simple PLan and Hazen St.

Anonymous (November 2, 2004)

" Ralph Nader is accepting no PAC money, no corporate contributions and no soft money and no support from 527 groups"

yea because.... no one is offering him any

Anonymous (November 2, 2004)

Bush makes my balls itch.

bizzlebrizzle (November 2, 2004)

i think Bad Religion lyrics are hilarious. i just picture some anarchist scientist in a lab coat furiously expressing his existential angst with a pen and notepad.

Ironically that sounds like the prefect description of Albert Einstein, he was a commie scientist, and extremely anti-war.

Anonymous (November 2, 2004)

vote badnarik bitches... i won't waste your time like that nader freak did...

Anonymous (November 2, 2004)

If Anti-Flag weren't so fucking gay (politically incorrect, call the punk police!) and weren't such fucking hippies... they would actually be very tight (based on their POTENTIAL musicianship).

Anonymous (November 2, 2004)

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Nader??s 40-year record of fighting for Americans is well known.
He??s brought us safer cars, a cleaner environment and more open and accountable government. Everyone knows that politics is broken for the average guy and works smoothly for the rich and powerful. The only candidate capable of reforming the system is Ralph Nader because he knows what is broken, why it is broken, and how to fix it.

Nader is the most effective candidate in the race.
In his 40 year career in Washington, he has been the driving forced behind such landmark pieces of legislation as the Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Acts, The Clean Water Act, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Freedom of Information Act. Nader knows more about the workings of government than the other two candidates. He is also honest when he finds policies and agencies beyond reform without surgical removal of corporate controls.

Nader would never allow activist conservative judges onto federal benches.
Ralph Nader vigorously fought the confirmation of the Supreme Court justices Antonion Scalia and Clarence Thomas. The Democrats held the Senate during the confirmation votes for both justices: they voted 50-0 in favor of Scalia; later, 11 Democrats put Thomas over the top. A vote for Ralph Nader is a vote to fight for impartial, fair Supreme Court justices.

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With your vote, Ralph Nader will lay the foundation for a new American political movement that will begin taking political power back from the elites. It will shift the power away from the corporations, their K Street lobbyists, and their attorneys and back to the citizens??as the Constitution intended.

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Ralph Nader is against the death penalty.
John Kerry and George W. Bush are for it.

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Ralph Nader has always been a strong supporter of affirmative action. He has fought bank red lining. He calls for an overhaul of the criminal justice system, decriminalization of drug offenses and community policing. Racial discrimination pervades America, from the workplace to the courtroom, from the banks to the police beats. To realize needed reforms, Nader argues we must redistribute power in this country without regard to race, creed, age, sex, or sexual preference.

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Ralph Nader is the only candidate who has called for the repeal of the Taft-Hartley Act of 1947, the ??chokehold on American labor.? Only Nader has a record of fighting vigorously for working Americans??by first opposing the WTO and NAFTA and now calling for their repeal and reform, to uphold worker??s rights worldwide and to save jobs at home.

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Ralph Nader is the only candidate who calls for an end to such corporate welfare and redistribution of the proceeds to rebuild the national infrastructure. Hundreds of billions of your tax dollars are spent annually on subsidies and giveaways to large corporations in the United States every year.

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Nader supports fair taxation.
Ralph Nader believes taxes should apply first to behavior and conditions we least favor, such as the clearly addictive industries (alcohol and tobacco), pollution, stock speculation, gambling, extreme luxuries, instead of the 5% to 8.5% sales tax on food, furniture, clothing or books.

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If you agree that Ralph Nader is the only Presidential candidate in the race capable of reforming politics so that the power rests once more with the people of America, instead of with big business, will you vote for Ralph in November? Do you expect your members of Congress to vote their consciences? Then shouldn??t you?

Anonymous (November 1, 2004)

"the live stuff is great, the sound quality is bad, the bonus footage is awesome, the death of a nation video is way cool, it should be on mtv instead of that eminem one!

if the sound quality was better I would give it a better score, but its still one of the best music dvds I've ever bought"

-sick-

Anonymous (November 1, 2004)

lars definetley spends more time on his hair than all of anti-flag combined

either way both bands are pretty weak

- the other scott

Anonymous (November 1, 2004)

the live stuff is great, the sound quality is bad, the bonus footage is awesome, the death of a nation video is way cool, it should be on mtv instead of that eminem one!

if the sound quality was better I would give it a better score, but its still one of the best music dvds I've ever bought

Anonymous (November 1, 2004)

"but i can guarentee they don't spend nearly as much time as any screamo, emo, metalcore bands, or rancid

-That doesn't make sence you dumbass."

i meant they don't spend as much time on their hair as those bands

- the other scott

Rancid!? Who besides Lars actually does something with their hair?

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

Pretty darn good product! And LIVE is just an unbelievable experience!

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

"but i can guarentee they don't waste nearly as many hours as any screamo, emo, metalcore bands, or sex pistols"

Flamebait is funny.

I didn't know the Sex Pistols were still around.

-BSD

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

Guitar Wolf DVD > Anti-Flag DVD

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

I'm not republican and I believe this band is garbage. Hell, if I were republican I would feel the exact same way.

Anti-Flag should write a book entitled "corrupting for dummies". It would be interesting just to read all the outlandish shit and conspiracy theories they throw around with nothing to back it up. If Bill O'Reilly and others can do it, what is stopping Anti-Flag?

p.s. this score is for me

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

"but i can guarentee they don't spend nearly as much time as any screamo, emo, metalcore bands, or rancid

-That doesn't make sence you dumbass."

i meant they don't spend as much time on their hair as those bands

- the other scott

jared (October 31, 2004)

The acoustic stuff is neat.

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

Republicans don't belong here.

This score is for PunkVoter.

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

"didn´t know that there was so many republicans on this site...wonder if that´s the same people who love new found glory,simple plan,blink 182,home grown,good charlotte and all those other crap bands...i think so."

hahahahaha....did you just come here from punkvoter?

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

i think Bad Religion lyrics are hilarious. i just picture some anarchist scientist in a lab coat furiously expressing his existential angst with a pen and notepad.

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

the guy below i guess is sort of right....there is little substance to anti flag stuff

propagandhi are the most best overtly political band

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

theyre not necesarrily republicans, and theres nothing wrong with being republican. its a choice, an opinion, neither side is right or wrong. but the people posting negative comments about anti-flag arent listening to the bands you listed. theyre people who listened to and believed anti-flag in 8th grade and have since become much more inteliigient and started listening to good music with some real substance to it

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

didn´t know that there was so many republicans on this site...wonder if that´s the same people who love new found glory,simple plan,blink 182,home grown,good charlotte and all those other crap bands...i think so.

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

lets face it anti flag are nowhere near as politically minded as they might like us to think they are. just check out their lyrics, it is generic political band stuff.
thank god for propagandhi...they do it right

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

but i can guarentee they don't spend nearly as much time as any screamo, emo, metalcore bands, or rancid

-That doesn't make sence you dumbass.

Anonymous (October 31, 2004)

Soul Plane dvd > Anti-Flag dvd

jamespastepunk (October 31, 2004)

Bouncing Souls DVD>Anti-Flag DVD

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

I'm going with option #1 myself"

i believe anti-flag to be lousy,

but i can guarentee they don't waste nearly as many hours as any screamo, emo, metalcore bands, or sex pistols

- the scott other than the other scott

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

"I wonder what anti-flag spends more time on?

Styling their faux hairdo's or writing more "insighful" lyrics for a new album?

I'm going with option #1 myself"

i kind of think anti-flag sucks,

but i can guarentee they don't spend nearly as much time as any screamo, emo, metalcore bands, or rancid

- the other scott

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

I wonder what anti-flag spends more time on?

Styling their faux hairdo's or writing more "insighful" lyrics for a new album?

I'm going with option #1 myself

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

The only real issue is the sometimes not so great audio quality other then that this is a fine DVD of a extremely fine band of our times in this genre that sings about more then just booze and girls which seems to be the only reason a lot of people on this board listen to music in the first place! Pretty sad, so why even putting the efford into commenting on Anti-Flag if you much rather listen to the Ataris and Blink182. People have forgotten what punk is all about or maybe you want to tell me now that the Clash werent punk after all.

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

oi oi we hate america....9/11 happens...oi oi we love america...hmm

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

" "the question is... is it as good as the dropkick murphys dvd?"

Nothing is." "

The They Might Be Giants dvd is a hell of a lot better.

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

Kirby you're a pussy

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

score is for whatever it takes

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

This review is absolute horse shit.

"Say what you will about Anti-Flag, their music, their politics, and who they are, but there??s no denying that they are one of the best in the genre at doing what they do, and that is creating good punk rock with a positive message."

A positive message is talking about how the police suck and all the bullshit rhetoric this band spreads with ignorance at the base of their reasoning? Give me a fucking break.

Anti-Flag do the socially conscience punk/hardcore the worst out of any band out. Its just the way it is, if you disagree you are an incompetant fool. Fuck this review, fuck this band, and fuck the dude who wrote this. Give me a fucking break.

gladimnotemo (October 30, 2004)

"the question is... is it as good as the dropkick murphys dvd?"

Nothing is.

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

Anti-Flag is my daddy!

-Noam Chosky

LiberationFreak (October 30, 2004)

the question is... is it as good as the dropkick murphys dvd?

radioXwaves (October 30, 2004)

kirby puckett is my boy.

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

Oh, and the point wasn't necessarily whether or not they worked, you were saying that they never used academic language, which they obviously do. Now it seems that you're just throwing up that you don't like their lyrics to divert attention away from the fact that you were proven wrong.

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

"Those lines are just flat-out ugly. There's absolutely no flow to them. Didn't Greg admit to looking through a thesaurus to find impressive-sounding words? I thought a guy with a PhD would know better than to resort to wordiness in order to impress his fans. "

Listen to the actual songs and they all flow.

And as for admitting to using a thesaurus to write their songs, you're way off base. Although Brett referred to BR as "the bloody corpse of thesaurus rock" after he left the band, and has said on several occassions that there have been lyrics Greg wrote that contained words he had to look up, they've never said anything about doing it just to sound impressive. In fact, read this:

Graffin says he doesn't go polysyllabic to send fans to the thesaurus.

"That's not my goal," he says. "I just don't believe in talking down to an audience."

The bulk of American media already condescends, he says.

"That's why we have a wasteland of entertainment out there," he says. "I ultimately believe that will result in a dumber society."

"My hope is that (people) will get educated and seek out the alternative, and the alternative will become the mainstream," he says. "There's nothing wrong with mainstream. There is something wrong with this mainstream. If everyone had Ph.D.s, would the mainstream be bad?"

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

I rate anti-flag, I'm a dag,
ur mums tits sag, when shes got the rag,
I wipe it with my mag and eat the blood like a fag,

its the punknews rapper, make room,
and with a boom boom boom,
I'll turn your womb into an instant tomb

Word out muthafukas

-punknewsrapper-

kirbypuckett (October 30, 2004)

http://home.comcast.net/~kirbypuckett/antiflaghumor.gif

- Kirby

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

"Too many Anti-Flag hatas."

That's why I hate Anti-Flag.

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

"Check out that ass! --->

kenjamin (October 30, 2004)

Remember Chris #2's band Whatever it takes? That band was so much fun. I remember standing in surprise as hordes of Saves the Day fans booed and flipped them off. Of course that's admitting that I was there but...

hubitcherkokov (October 30, 2004)

I really enjoy Anti-Flag and "Underground Network" is one of my favorite albums, but man was "The Terror State" disappointing. I'd still like to check this DVD out, Anti-Flag have always been awesome live and Chris #2 is an absolutely incredible bass player.

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

Check out that ass! ---> http://www.the-oc.org/images/rachel/mags/01.jpg

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

I wouldn't have a problem with them if their "messages" had actual substance instead of vague conspiracy theories with ignorant, medicore lyrics.And i'm just talking about the garbage they release on albums. It's even worse when you talk to these fools in person.

Not to mention, I don't like having shit shoved down my throat and be yelled at like a little kid with his parents when they don't have a fucking clue of what they're talking about in the first place.

And don't even get me started on how one of those idiots fell though a hole and broke his jaw

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

Those lines are just flat-out ugly. There's absolutely no flow to them. Didn't Greg admit to looking through a thesaurus to find impressive-sounding words? I thought a guy with a PhD would know better than to resort to wordiness in order to impress his fans.

-Chinatown

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

I am 22. I know more than bad religion. I like Atreyu. I am useless

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

"Bad Religion use academic language? Since when?"

Way to use one line as your exampe.That was almost as good as how you whipped how most of your CD collection was released on labels much smaller than Fat to prove that your opinion is infinitly more valid than anyone elses (or that you have bad taste and no standard of quality... either one).

But to answer your question of "since when?", here's a few lines that come to the top of my head from the past decade or so. Some aren't the most challenging in Mr. Graffin's vocabulary, I'm sure, but they still illustrate his use of more academic language in his song writing.

"I heard them say that the meek shall reign on earth, phantasmal myriads of sane bucolic birth." - 1000 More Fools, 1988
"The trepidatious throngs all fears the big eye in the sky." - Part II, The Numbers Game, 1988
"Hey Mother Mercy can your loins bear fruit forever? Is your fecundity a trammel or a treasure?" - I Want To Conquer the World, 1989
"You're only as elegant as your actions let you be. A piece of chaos related phylogenetically." - The World Won't Stop Without You, 1989
"Something in our synapses assures us we're ok, but in our disquilibrium we simply can not stay, it's entropy......" - Entropy, 1990
"Grandiloquent in attitude, impassioned yet inept, frivolous gavel our design, ludicrous or threat" - The Possitive Aspects of Negative Thinking, 1990
"You made a maelstrom of organic debris." - Chimaera, 1992
"Because you cannot distinguish chicanery from truth." - Only Entertainment, 1992
"Every day I wander in negative disposition as I'm bombarded by superlatives... but I'm thinking altruistically." - Struck a Nerve, 1993
"Their progeny crawl from underneath it." - My Poor Friend Me, 1993
"Languid wills and torped minds" - Individual, 1994
"Graduated mentors stroll in marbled brick porticos. In sagacious dialog they despise their average ways." - Inner Logic, 1994
"And it fills us all with trepidation" - Them and Us, 1995
"Charity has a redolence chastity cannot rescind" - Spirit Shrine, 1995
"They'd rather see us all pusillanimous." - Hear It, 1998
"There's been concentrated sepsis blowing in the breeze" - The Voracious March of Godliness, 1998
"A mutinous enemy carved a nascent country." - Strange Denial, 1998
"Damn your transcendental paralysis." - The Hopeless Housewife, 2000
"Vagary needn't haunt us anymore." - There Will Be a Way, 2000
"The arid torpor of inaction will be our demise." - Kyoto Now!, 2002

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

I believe it's chicken shit how much people talk crap about this band and not realize how much they are so involved in what they do. They tour the world constantly, put out good albums, spreading messages, and while at home put out records for other bands on thier own label. This is a band that has thier shit together, and has done so much for this community. Thier messages are sometimes bland, but they have the balls to tell it like it is. Not alot of bands I can say share the same politiacal qualities and have the same intensity as this band does on stage.

Anonymous (October 30, 2004)

Bad Religion use academic language? Since when?

"And what I'm frightened of/Is that they call it's God love"

-Chinatown

aubin (October 29, 2004)

I think I grew out of Anti-Flag over the years, but their most recent record (The Terror State) was actually a nice progression, and had some really decent - dare I say mature - songs.

I think they still dumb down their message a little but not everyone can use academic language in music effectively. Politics is incredibly hard to talk while balancing accessibility with the kind of nuance it often needs.

Anonymous (October 29, 2004)

H2O are good people too.

But that won't stop me from saying the stuff they release is horrid.

Anonymous (October 29, 2004)

Anti-flag are good people. Some of the most nicest and approachable guys I've ever met from any band.

aahhhh (October 29, 2004)

i dont think this deserves 4 stars, the audio is horrid.

Anonymous (October 29, 2004)

Justin Sane's a moron, but at least he's fighting on the right side. Anger should be directed elsewhere.

Anonymous (October 29, 2004)

Oh come on guys, Anti-Flag isn't a revolutionary creative band or anything..... But they are "decent" and have some fun live shows.

Too many Anti-Flag hatas.

kirbypuckett (October 29, 2004)

gladimnotemo-

They're both videos. "Post War Breakout" is a collection of footage, but I've witness much worse.

- Kirby

gladimnotemo (October 29, 2004)

I wouldn't count the 'not-Turncoat' videos as real videos...just hacked-together animations to fill out the disc.

Jesse (October 29, 2004)

Speaking of which, has anyone else read the Bill O'Reilly sex scandal transcripts? Yeah. They're great.

Anti-Flag has become a joke. I bought into this shit when I was in 8th or 9th grade, but honestly, they have to realize their entire audience is suburban fashion punks, and that their preaching isn't doing shit.

Anonymous (October 29, 2004)

I want to see an A-F records video sampler

Anonymous (October 29, 2004)

"I'm gonna get it. people need to stop bitching and be happy anti-flag isn't blink 182."

At least blink 182 has some talent.

It may not be alot but it beats listening to these dipshits yell about things they know nothing about.

I'll believe Bill O'Reilly before i will believe Anti-Flag

Anonymous (October 29, 2004)

I'm gonna get it. people need to stop bitching and be happy anti-flag isn't blink 182.

ThreeChordsAndTheTruth (October 29, 2004)

Instead of going to their shows, you should just buy this DVD and then you can fastforward through justin sane's fuck bush rants.

Anonymous (October 29, 2004)

"The worst band ever."

There's a couple of white-supremacist bands that are worse actually.

Anonymous (October 29, 2004)

The worst band ever.

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