Contact Us
Government Issue

Government Issue

(photo via Jon Wurster)
(photo via Jon Wurster)
[

John Stabb of Government Issue, RIP

We're sad to report that Government Issue's John Stabb (real name John Schroeder), who had been battling stomach cancer, died on Saturday (5/7)...

Read More

Keith Morris Tony Rettman
[

Keith Morris guests on Tony Rettman’s radio show; OFF! auctioning off signed LP to raise money for John Stabb

Tony Rettman's punk radio show on Green Room Radio continued today with the legendary Keith Morris of Black Flag/FLAG, Circle Jerks, and OFF!. FLAG are also touring soon, and OFF! are auctioning off a signed LP to benefit John Stabb of Government Issue, who's undergoing cancer treatment.

Read More

john-stabb
[

Government Issue’s John Stabb diagnosed with cancer

DC hardcore legends Government Issue continued their reunion last year, with vocalist John Stabb as the band's only constant member. Sad news has now come for Stabb ...

Read More

7B9A0046-Edit
[

Murphy’s Law playing Jimmy Gestapo’s 50th birthday show; Build and Destroy streaming new EP

Murphy's Law frontman Jimmy Gestapo turns 50 this year, and he and the band are celebrating with a hometown show on August 12 at Bowery Electric with Drunken Rampage, Caught In A Trap and <...

Read More

fest-government-issue
[

Government Issue, The Beltones, Andrew WK, Mean Jeans, Radon & more added to The Fest (updated lineup)

Gainesville punk bonanza The Fest has added more bands to its 2015 lineup. There's reunited hardcore legends Government Issue (who also play NYC this month), party animal Andrew WK, Ramonesy punks Mean Jeans, Gainesville vets Radon, one of Mikey Erg's many bands Hatrabbits, a solo set from KJ of Chixdiggit, emo revivalists Foot...

Read More

Category: Music News, tour dates Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
government-issue-1981
[

Government Issue announce NYC 2015 reunion show

DC/Dischord hardcore legends Government Issue reunited for their first show in 21 years in DC in 2010 (a benefit show), and have since played other shows like DC in 2012 (a 'Salad Days' celebration), DC in 2014 (Damaged City fest), and Houston and Baltimore earlier this y...

Read More

dagnasty2012
[

Dag Nasty reunited as part of ‘Salad Days’ celebration in D.C. with Government Issue, Scream and more (videos)

The Salad Days documentary was celebrated over two days in Washington DC, when six hardcore bands of yesteryear reunited to play Black Cat on December 28 and 29...

Read More

dagnasty2
[

Salad Days celebration in DC adds second show with Scream, tickets on sale for both

Tickets for the previously discussed Dag Nasty reunion at Black Cat in DC on 12/28 are on sale. Black Market Baby and Kingface are also on board...

Read More

dagnasty
[

Dag Nasty reuniting for ‘Salad Days’ documentary celebration

In celebration of the forthcoming Salad Days documentary, the Black Cat in Washington DC will host an evening of DC hardcore/punk on 12/28 that will include the reunion of the original Can I Say lineup of Dag Nasty...

Read More

governmentissue
[

Government Issue reuniting for a benefit show in DC

Government Issue was an American hardcore punk band from Washington, D.C. active from 1980 to 1989. The band experienced many changes in membership during its nine-year existence, with singer John Stabb as the only consistent member in an ever-fluctuating lineup that at various times included notable musicians Brian Baker, Mike Fellows, Steve Hansgen, J...

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://www.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!