Politically charged punk rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania fronted by guitarist / vocalist Justin Sane. Formed in 1988, the band did not release their first official full length "Die For Your Government" until early 1997. Since then the band has released a steady stream of releases on a number of different labels. "Anti-Flag does not mean Anti-American. Anti-Flag means anti-war. Anti-Flag means unity."
Anti-Flag is an American punk rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, formed in 1988. The band is well known for political activism, focusing on anti-war activism, anti-imperialism, class struggle, human rights, and various sociopolitical sentiments. The line-up includes singer/guitarist Justin Sane and drummer Pat Thetic, who founded the band; later members are guitarist Chris Head, and singer/bassist Chris Barker (#2) who replaced Jamie "Cock" Towns, who had replaced original bassist Andy Flag in 1997 following his departure one year prior. Anti-Flag is known also for their advocacy of progressive political action groups such as Greenpeace and Amnesty International. Most recently, the band has declared solidarity with the global Occupy Together movement.