More about: Henry Rollins. Indeed, unless you're familiar with Rollins' work as a radio DJ, writer, actor and general fountain of world-wise wisdom, then his spoken word work may be a million miles from what you'd expect from one of punk and hardcore's most fearsome and fearless frontmen. But's working - he's gained a life and reputation away from the music, but carries the same relentless spirit and ethos, as he puts the world through his own unique prism. A real hero. So, to get under the skin of what really drives Mr Rollins, we caught up with the Black Flag icon to talk about inspiration, misconceptions and his fans Gigwise: So, like Iggy, do a lot of people just get the totally wrong idea about what it actually is that you do?
Henry Rollins is an artist whose legendary, no-holds-barred performances encompasses music, acting, and written and spoken word. As Details magazine said when it named Rollins the Man of the Year: "through two decades of rage and discipline, Henry Rollins has transformed himself from an L. His enemies: slackers and hypocrites. His mission: to steel your soul and rock your world. Rollins was frontman for the seminal punk band Black Flag, and since has led the Rollins Band, whose ninth album, Come In and Burn , was just released by DreamWorks. As a spoken-word artist, he regularly performs at colleges and theaters worldwide and has released eight spoken-word audiotapes. From his days as front man for the band Black Flag and the current Rollins Band to his books and spoken-word audiotapes, Henry Rollins is the music, the attitude, and the voice that takes no prisoners.
No, his ego wasn't cited as a WMD. According to News. The incident happened on a flight from Auckland on the recent Big Day Out tour. Rollins told Australian fans during his tour that he received a letter from a "nice woman" who worked "in one of those government areas that deals with anti-terrorism matters. Baghdad's safer than my hometown and your PM is a sissy," he wrote.
View a list of all "Seal of Approval" posts! Henry Rollins suddenly decides to be a prick for 9 minutes youtube. Imagine an 80s high school movie where this kid has just moved into town and Henry Rollins is the bully who is together with the girl he wants to take to the prom. So he plays in the battle of the bands with a band made up of other geeks.