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 Kira Roessler
She is sister to 45 Grave's[?] keyboardist Paul Roessler[?].
After Black Flag, she played in Dos with husband Mike Watt and wrote some of the material for Watt's band fIREHOSE.
Roessler now works as a dialogue editor on theatrical films in Los Angeles.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ki/Kira_Roessler.html   (102 words)

 Kira Roessler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kira Roessler performing as part of Dos, 2002
She is sister to The Screamers' keyboardist Paul Roessler.
She appeared on the Rise Above: 24 Black Flag Songs to Benefit the West Memphis Three tribute album in 2003 along with other musical artists, including other Black Flag veterans.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kira_Roessler   (268 words)

 Citizine Interview - Kira Roessler of Dos & Black Flag
Kira Roessler was the bassist of legendary punk/ hardcore/ metal pioneers Black Flag from 1984 to 1986, appearing on Family Man, The Process of Weeding Out, Slip It In, Loose Nut, In My Head, Live '84 and Who's Got the 10 ½?
Following the demise of that there band, Kira began working towards a "real" career (as we in the "straight" world call it, even though I'm unemployed at the moment), as well as occasionally recording and touring with her husband (and now ex-) Mike Watt as the double-bass power duo Dos.
Kira was kind enough to speak with me on the telephone for an hour and a half one dandy Sunday night in October.
www.citizinemag.com /music/music-0311_kiraroessler.htm   (10301 words)

 KFTH - Black Flag Page
Kira was the younger sister Paul Roessler, who had been a fixture in the Hollywood punk scene for many years, playing with such bands as the Screamers and Twisted Roots, and Kira herself had been playing bass in bands since she was 16.
Kira was an excellent bass player, technically much more proficient than Chuck, and was a big Black Flag fan who liked the new direction of the music.
Kira Roessler was frequent user of marijuana and now Greg had rediscovered the drug.
homepages.nyu.edu /~cch223/usa/blackflag_main.html   (8059 words)

 Dos: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Justamente Tres is a seventeen song doodling by two of the well-known bass players of punk rock past: Kira Roessler (Black Flag) and Mike Watt (Minutemen, fIREHOSE).
Roessler handles the occasional vocal work and comes off sounding like a more modern blues singer akin to Billie Holiday or Ella Fitzgerald but obviously not nearly as good.
Since Dos (which consists of bassists Mike Watt and Kira Roessler) didn't release its first two records -- 1986's Dos and 1989's Numero Dos -- on CD, the albums were combined for the Uno Con Dos CD in 1991.
www.music.com /group/dos/1   (333 words)

 Interviews with Women In Punk Rock - Alice Bag
Kira modestly describes her contributions in her interview, but fans of hardcore
In addition to her career in the film industry, Kira remains quite active in
Kira in the lineup (second from right) of Twisted Roots,
www.alicebag.com /kiraroesslerinterview.html   (949 words)

 Justamente Tres - Dos - Song Listings
Roessler handles the occasional vocal work and comes off sounding like a more modern blues singer akin to Billie Holiday or Ella...
Songs like "'Til The Blood Ran" might make one believe that there are electronics utilized on the album, but the whole thing is just bass and vocals, Roessler and Watt in their tripped out, laid-back selves, about as far from their respective beginnings as one can get and be faintly recognizable.
While some of the tunes can be tedious and at seventeen songs it might be a tad too long, real enthusiasts of Watt and Roessler's work as well as fans of instrumental, jazzy bass work will get a kick out of this.
www.mp3.com /albums/202244/summary.html   (556 words)

 Left of the Dial Magazine » Uno: The Often Invisible Life of Kira Roessler of Black Flag and Dos
Uno: The Often Invisible Life of Kira Roessler of Black Flag and Dos
(editor’s note: Kira has told Razorcake that the injury was in part, as stated in Our Band Could Be Your Life, worsened when a woman grabbed her in a bathroom before a Black Flag show, beat her, and bent back her hand.
Tony Kinman told me that when Blackbird would play shows with a fake drummer and a drum machine, people in the audience would become visibly tense, as if they were being duped or ripped off.
www.leftofthedialmag.com /?p=94   (4591 words)

 Lycos Music
Sleeved in a controversial Raymond Pettibon drawing of a man with a gun to his temple standing near the dead bodies of his wife and child, FAMILY MAN is possibly the oddest of Black Flag's many releases.
The pieces are a combination of sociopolitical broadsides, many of which are punctuated with disturbing images, and wry, self-deprecating, and humorous bits of the kind he would continue to explore in his non-musical work in the future.
Side two is made up of instrumentals by the rest of Black Flag, drummer Bill Stevenson, bassist Kira Roessler, and guitarist Greg Ginn, whose metal-edged solos dominate the varied-length songs.
entertainment.lycos.com /music/album.php?id=83059   (226 words)

 Black Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Regarded by many as one of the finest bass player to play in Black Flag, the Rickenbacker-wielding Kira appears on five Flag studio albums, including both of their instrumental releases.
Sister of 45 Grave keyboardist Paul Roessler, Kira joined Black Flag in 1984, just in time to record the album Slip it In.
Kira left the band in 1985, shortly after completing work on the album In My Head.
www.comnet.ca /~rina/blackflag.html   (179 words)

 Kira Roessler - AOL Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Dos (Mike Watt, left, and Kira Roessler), San Pedro, CA, 1996.
Kira Roessler was the bassist of legendary punk/ hardcore/ metal pioneers Black Flag from 1984 to 1986, appearing on Family Man, The Process of Weeding Out,...
Download, listen and watch Kira Roessler music, mp3's, song lyrics, music videos, Internet radio, live performances, concerts, and more on AOL Music.
music.aol.com /artist/kira-roessler/94174/main   (129 words)

 ttgapers store - USA - Black Flag - Live! - Henry Rollins, Kira Roessler, Black Flag, Bill Stevenson, Greg Ginn - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Bill/Kira rhythm section, though not being as fierce and brilliant as the Biscuits/Dukowski/Cadena (see 84 demos bootleg) lineup, is more than adequate, even though when you see bill and kira live, they are not as energetic and animated as henry and greg, but this is really splitting hairs and and i know this.
The editing was also fabulous from the standpoint that someone took the time to incorporate all the camera angles into a flowing whole complete with fades, cuts, cross fades, etc. I do have a bone to pick with the guy who edited some of the in between song stuff.
Gregs guitar and Bills drums are quite audible though, but kira's bass needs to be twice as loud, but you *can* hear it.
www.ttgapers.com /module-ttStore-product-asin-B000051S3X-locale-us.html   (1015 words)

 Roessler Rössler Rößler Thomas Frankfurt Agentu kaufen!
PR-Agentur ROESSLER PR - Die Agentur für Kommunikation - Public Relations, Pressearbeit und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit für die Branchen Immobilien, Architektur, Bauen, Wohnen, Haustechnik...
In addition to streaming audio and a transcript of the script, there will be a background essay, a primary source, an image, and...
Kira Roessler [Categories: 1962 births] Kira Roessler (b.
www.dessousstore.de /19159_Roessler_1.html   (1539 words)

 the mighty Black Flag! - Band Line-ups
Soon after, Kira was recruited when Ginn heard her jamming with Dez's group DC3.
Stevenson was apparently forced out of the group by Ginn against his will.
Kira was more or less excised by the band due to personality and musical conflicts.
www.ipass.net /jthrush/flagline.htm   (890 words)

 Amazon.ca: Black Flag - Live! (1984): DVD: Black Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Although Black Flag was unquestionably one of the greatest and most explosive live rock bands of all time, few of the band's shows were documented on video before its breakup in 1987.
Although the band only managed two British tours during its existence, a professionally shot video surfaced in 2000 of a U.K. show from 1984 (at the Bier Keller in Bradford), entitled simply Live.
Another bummer is that they cut out the time in between songs, when the band interacts with the crowd.
www.amazon.ca /Black-Flag-Live/dp/B000051S3X   (1231 words)

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Kira Roessler was the bassist of legendary punk/hardcore/metal pioneers Black Flag from 1984 to 1986, appearing on Family Man, The Process of Weeding Out, Slip It In, Loose Nut, In My Head, Live '84 and Who's Got the 10 «?
I just recently got a copy of Black Flag's "82 demos plus more" and there is an interview near the end and Kira is in it so I was like wow, I know nothing about Kira, lemme do a search.
as another reader said, I was aware of Kira's place in the Black Flag universe, but I didn't know much about her as a person, so that was really interesting.
www.markprindle.com /roessler-i.htm   (10336 words)

 Lycos Music
Though the band didn't officially break up until 1987, 1985's IN MY HEAD was Black Flag's last studio recording, as well the last release to feature longtime drummer Bill Stevenson, who left shortly after these sessions to rejoin the Descendents and later form All.
Capping two years of exhausting productivity--four studio albums, a live album, and an instrumental EP--IN MY HEAD finds Stevenson, singer Henry Rollins, bassist Kira Roessler, and guitarist Greg Ginn moving back toward straightforward punk after a period spent exploring jazz-tinged heavy metal.
Neither as manic as the band's earliest material or as sluggish as the fruit of its metal-thud era, the 12 songs on IN MY HEAD are mostly mid-tempo rockers with plenty of room both for Rollins' political broadsides and Ginn's metallic solos.
entertainment.lycos.com /music/album.php?id=83064   (179 words)

 Black Flag - Music Downloads - Online
Henry Rollins, Anthony Martinez, Greg Ginn, Chuck Biscuits, Chuck Dukowski, Emil, Kira Roessler, Keith Morris, Bill Stevenson, Dez Cadena, Robo, Brian Migdol, Chavo Pederast,
Bio: In many ways, Black Flag were the definitive Los Angeles hardcore punk band.
In the early '90s, Rollins became one of the most recognizable figures of alternative music.
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 PX Hall Of Fame: Black Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Bill Stevenson, who drummed on all of Black Flag's studio recordings from 1984's My Way onward, continues to perform with his original band, The Descendents and its alter ego/companion outfit, ALL.
Bassist Kira Roessler briefly married Mike Watt but continues to perform and with him in their two-bass duo, Dos.
Henry Rollins, the boy from DC who started out as a Black Flag fan and became their singer, went on to form the Rollins Band, ironically with the former rhythm section of Ginn's side project Gone in the original lineup, as well as start his own book publishing concern, 2.13.61.
www.proj-ex.info /halloffame/blackflag.htm   (678 words)

 Kira Roessler: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
Kira Roessler: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more
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 45 Grave   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
With its stark, fl-and-white, satanically-inspired cover, Black Cross single was originally released on Goldar Records and the tracks were later re-released on Autopsy.
By the time their first album Sleep in Safety came out in 1983, keyboardist Paul Roessler (brother of one-time Black Flag bassist Kira Roessler) had joined the group.
Paul Roessler joined the band Dream Syndicate in 1986 and recently made an appearence on a Mike Watt album.
www.comnet.ca /~rina/45grave.html   (426 words)

 I Can See You, MP3 Album Music Download at eMusic
This four-song EP was released three years after the breakup of Black Flag.
Its four previously unreleased tracks are good medium- and fast-tempo performances by the band's lineup of 1984-1985, Henry Rollins on vocals, Greg Ginn on guitar, Kira on bass, and Bill Stevenson on drums.
The CD reissue of the group's 1985 In My Head album added three of these tracks as bonus cuts.
www.emusic.com /album/10893/10893189.html   (230 words)

 Black Flag Tour Dates: Rollins Band tour to benefit West Memphis Three investigation >> liveDaily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In December, the Rollins Band played five Southern California shows for the same cause.
The shows featured guest appearances by Keith Morris, Chuck Dukowski, and Kira Roessler--all of whom were, like Rollins, former members of Black Flag (tickets
The shows marked the first time since 1996 that Rollins had performed Black Flag songs live, according to Rollins' publicist.
www.livedaily.com /news/5000.html   (643 words)

 Second Hand Songs - Song: Annihilate this Week - Henry Rollins & Kira Roessler
Second Hand Songs - Song: Annihilate this Week - Henry Rollins & Kira Roessler
Annihilate this Week by Henry Rollins and Kira Roessler (2002)
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 VH1.com : Kira Roessler : Artist Main
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