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  Henry Rollins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Washington, D.C. Henry Rollins (born February 13, 1961) is an American Hardcore Punk Rock singer and songwriter; he has also been active as a storyteller, author, actor, poet, comedian, radio and TV personality and voice-over artist.
Rollins is an avowed free jazz fan, having released albums by Matthew Shipp and Roscoe Mitchell on his 2.13.61 label.
Rollins is a co-host of the television program Full Metal Challenge on The Learning Channel, as well as the host of a weekly series called The Henry Rollins Show on the Independent Film Channel (IFC) airing every Saturday night at 10 p.m.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Henry_Rollins   (1894 words)

 Henry Rollins - Biography - AOL Music
The Rollins Band's records are uncompromising, intense, cathartic fusions of hard rock, funk, post-punk noise, and jazz experimentalism, with Rollins shouting angry, biting self-examinations and accusations over the grind.
Rollins was born Henry Garfield in Washington, D.C., on February 13, 1961.
Rollins made his recording debut as a solo artist in 1987 with Hot Animal Machine and also issued his first spoken word album, Big Ugly Mouth, that year (as well as the Drive by Shooting EP, recorded as Henrietta Collins & the Wifebeating Childhaters).
music.aol.com /artist/henry-rollins/5299/biography   (1038 words)

 CNN.com - Henry Rollins: 'I get angry about stuff' - Apr 6, 2006
Rollins just got back to United States after a two-week tour of Europe doing what he calls his "talking shows," sort of a combination current event lecture, one-man political roundtable discussion and a stand-up comedy set, all rolled into one.
Rollins said it's no coincidence that many of the people on his show are critical of the Bush administration.
Rollins said he often meets fans in the field and tells them to e-mail him when they get home, so he can put them on the guest list when he comes through their town.
www.cnn.com /2006/SHOWBIZ/TV/04/06/henry.rollins/index.html   (962 words)

Henry Rollins (born February 13, 1961) is an American rock music singer and songwriter; he's also been active as a storyteller, author, actor, poet, and radio personality.
Rollins worked at a number of jobs (including at the National Institutes of Health), before becoming the manager of a Haagen Dazs ice cream store.
Rollins is also a co-host of the television program Full Metal Challenge on The Learning Channel as well as the host of a monthly series called Henry's Film Corner on the Independent Film Channel.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/h/he/henry_rollins.html   (1617 words)

 The Henry Rollins Show | PopMatters Television Review
The primary problem with The Henry Rollins Show, which premiered on IFC on 1 April, is not dissimilar from what mars Rollins' literary outfit: an invitingly frank approach dulled by a lack of self-editing.
Rollins' interview approach is more Charlie Rose than Craig Ferguson: facing chairs, knowledge of the guest's work, and an off-the-cuff manner that lets the conversation flow naturally, not corralling it into the usual talking points.
Rollins has touted his show as a place where bands play the songs that they want, without changing any of the lyrics or trimming out intros or extra bridges in order to make room for the next commercial break.
www.popmatters.com /tv/reviews/h/henry-rollins-show-060404.shtml   (1002 words)

 Henry Rollins
Henry Rollins is still as relevant today as he ever was.
Alone on a stage, Rollins cannot only be compared to a verbal hurricane (you have to witness the man’s non-stop delivery just to believe what you’re hearing), but he’s also loose, funny, and clearly feels at home.
Henry Rollins' is an uncut diamond of a performance, but to hold an audience for three hours and to keep getting stronger as it goes on is very unique and shows immense confidence in his own abilities.
www.henrymiller.org /Rollins.html   (1037 words)

 Amazon.ca: Solipsist: Books: Henry Rollins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Henry Rollins leads too successful of a life to have trouble doing the simple things he describes in his books, like making eye contact with a clerk at a store.
i am not some rollins fanatic,but i have to admit that this guy really knows what he is talking about.the way he describes loneliness,pain,humiliation that goes along sometimes with "being real" with women,the alienation that big cities can make you feel...this book sums it all up-in living colour,simple language and gut wrenching honesty.
Henry Rollins declares on the back cover: "I worked on the book in several cities all over the world until 1996.
www.amazon.ca /Solipsist-Henry-Rollins/dp/1880985594   (1060 words)

 Henry Rollins Comes to UM
Henry Rollins Comes to UM Well, on Sunday the 18th of September, Henry Rollins came to the University of Miami to da a spoken word performance.
Rollins is not making a funny face because he was intimidated my Drew (Look at Herb's fucking neck!) and I think that Drew may be right.
Rollins was intimidated by a quality in Drew that begins with and H and ends with an L. OR G and Y if you do not understand big words.
www.angelfire.com /film/claypoolfreak/rollins.html   (730 words)

 Henry Rollins Biography - hip online
Henry Rollins was born Henry Garfield in Washington, D.C. on February 13, 1961.
Rollins made his recording debut as a solo artist in 1987 with Hot Animal Machine, and also issued his first spoken-word album, Big Ugly Mouth, that year (as well as the Drive By Shooting EP, recorded as Henrietta Collins and the Wifebeating Childhaters).
Primed by appearances on MTV and VH-1, Rollins also made his film debut that year in The Chase, and went on to appear in movies like Johnny Mnemonic, Heat, and Lost Highway over the next few years.
www.hiponline.com /artist/music/r/rollins_henry   (930 words)

 dOc DVD Review: Henry Rollins: Live at Luna Park (2004) - Printable
Rollins acts similar to a stand-up comic with his silly gestures and sound effects, but his stories often relate directly to his rock 'n' roll experiences.
Rollins was obviously a crazy kid and got into some trouble, but their actions seemed designed more for silliness than to inject any harm.
Henry Rollins has enjoyed one of the entertainment industry's more intriguing careers and refuses to confine himself into one particular avenue.
www.digitallyobsessed.com /showrevpdf.php3?ID=5799   (732 words)

 Henry Rollins - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: In the '90s, Henry Rollins emerged as a post-punk renaissance man, without the self-conscious trappings that plagued such '80s artists as David Byrne.
Since Black Flag's breakup in 1986, Rollins has been relentlessly busy, recording albums with the Rollins Band, writing books and poetry, performing spoken-word tours, writing a magazine column in Details, acting in several movies, and appearing on radio programs and, less frequently, as an MTV VJ.
The Rollins Band inked a deal with Imago that promised much-improved distribution, and also appeared on the Lollapalooza tour.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/101/733/9/1017339.html   (920 words)

 Rollins,Henry Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
Henry Rollins is an artist whose legendary, no-holds-barred performances encompasses music, acting, and written and spoken word.
Henry Rollins's illustrated history uses photographs and diaries to convey the agony, ecstasy and anarchy of life on tour with the immortal Black Flag.
Rollins, a member of the seminal punk band Black Flag, shares his wry and raucous detailed tour diaries that provide a blistering account of a six-year career with the band.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Rollins,Henry   (820 words)

 CNN - Regarding Henry: Rollins' new band and album - August 13, 1999
Rollins says the breakup was amicable -- he wanted to follow new musical avenues and do his new album his way.
Rollins describes his new band's album-to-come as a euphoric return to his rock roots.
Rollins says he has no trouble reconciling his decidedly anti-mainstream views with his commercial work.
www.cnn.com /SHOWBIZ/Music/9908/13/henry.rollins/index.html   (972 words)

 CD Baby: HENRY ROLLINS: Eric The Pilot
Henry Rollins is known as a Spoken Word Artist, Actor, Musician and Writer.
Rollins was born to do this; his powerful voice and maniacal spirit suits this genre!
It is one story on one disc, and it regards one time when Henry had to make it to a gig and all the other planes had left the airport, so he had to ride a puddle-jumper piloted by Eric.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/rollins1?cdbaby=364db3ff2afaf52dde9c561a7ae1aace   (580 words)

 TrouserPress.com :: Rollins Band
Times have, of course, changed; by concentrating his efforts and shaking off the self-defeating aspects of rock in rebellion, the self-disciplined Washington DC native has emerged as a potent figurehead to those who need loathing — for self, for enemies, for the world — in their stun-power music.
In an uncharacteristic display of humility and sensitivity, Rollins discourses on a variety of subjects, including social and racial injustice, child abuse and sexual harassment.
Rollins doesn't rap and the band doesn't play punk (more a jazzy, thrashy, swing take on the many moods of Jimi Hendrix), but what they do together has the strengths of both.
www.trouserpress.com /entry.php?a=henry_rollins   (1145 words)

 Henry Rollins Photos - Henry Rollins News - Henry Rollins Information
Rollins: If you hate your parents, the man, or the establishment, don't show them up by getting wasted and wrapping your car around a tree.
Rollins: The ones who dont do anything are always the ones who try to pull you down.
Henry Rollins is back and is expanding his horizons to encompass all topics including music and politics under the new title of The Henry Rollins Show....
www.tv.com /henry-rollins/person/1864/summary.html   (384 words)

 MTV News - Rollins Angry About Terror Accusation, Stoked About Talk Show
Rollins will be doing plenty of interviews Stateside, but on the other side of the mic, when his weekly talk show "The Henry Rollins Show" debuts April 1 on the Independent Film Channel.
Rollins said the idea for the program was inspired by the tons of mail the channel received concerning his monthly rants during "Henry's Film Corner."
Rollins said he's in control of the bulk of the show's content, which is the only way he'd have it.
mtv.com /news/articles/1524619/20060221/rollins_henry.jhtml?...   (1151 words)

 EI > Interviews > Henry Rollins
Henry Rollins acquires a new title in his IFC show HENRY'S FILM CORNER.
I remembered the rocker Rollins, the actor Rollins, the film critic Rollins is sure to broaden his appeal.
Rollins said that he preferred the original with the real rat pack.
www.einsiders.com /features/interviews/henryrollins.php   (632 words)

 phoenixnewtimes.com | News | Henry Rollins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Dubya, beware!: Henry Rollins comes with his own "Shock and Awe." And his ass.
Rollins is a self-published poet and essayist, and a standup comic of sorts.
Rollins has a lot to say, and he's not shy.
www.phoenixnewtimes.com /issues/2004-01-08/intown.html   (241 words)

 Henry Rollins
The 76-minute DVD also includes the twenty-minute bonus feature “Rollins vs. Iggy Pop,” in which an awestruck and impassioned HENRY ROLLINS reveals the futility of trying to surpass the energy of the manic Iggy Pop in a succession of live shows.
And HENRY the author and publisher remains as busy as ever with a pair of early November releases: his new book, Broken Summers, and a CD of spoken material, Nights Behind the Tree Line, culled from his recent books and new, unpublished work.
Several more of HENRY’s works are slated for reissue in the coming year, including the CD audiobooks of Black Coffee Blues in March and Everything in August, and the print version of his classic history of Black Flag, Get In The Van, in October.
www.threeam.net /henryrollins.html   (724 words)

 BBC - Leicester - Entertainment - Henry Rollins reviewed
If this had been Henry Rollins singing with his former Black Flag in the late 80's I think the scene would have been altogether a little more riotous.
Rollins reflects this, he was one of the original angry men of rock, he concedes himself he never sang, he shouted and grimaced through his rock career and was immensely successful at it.
His bands may never have reached the stadium capacities of some of his contemporaries such as the Red Hot Chill Peppers but his contribution to rock music is a valued one.
www.bbc.co.uk /leicester/content/articles/2005/01/14/henry_rollins_preview.shtml   (574 words)

 Interview with Henry Rollins (NY Rock)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Contact Us Unlike some musicians who come and go as fashion and styles change, Henry Rollins has been hammering away at music for most of his life.
In NY Rock's latest encounter with Henry, the iron-man of rock and roll discusses his new offering, his recording techniques, and the state of music in general.
Their favorite game with me now is punch Henry in the balls, when they can, and so I feel sorry for, well, I sympathize with any parent.
www.nyrock.com /interviews/2002/rollins_int3.asp   (3104 words)

 Amazon.com: The Portable Henry Rollins: Books: Henry Rollins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rollins was frontman for the seminal punk band Black Flag, and since 1987 has led the Rollins Band, whose ninth album, Come In and Burn, was just released by DreamWorks.
For the people that knows Rollins previously (in his work with Black Flag and the Rollins Band and his spoken word performances) and are not familiar with his writings, this is the place to start.
The Portable Henry Rollins is a great introduction to his writing style, and only makes me want to dive in deeper into his works, and his mind.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0375750002?v=glance   (1510 words)

 IGN: Interview: Henry Rollins
Debuting in April on IFC, The Henry Rollins Show features Rollins chatting with notable musicians, actors and filmmakers, such as Paul Thomas Anderson, Ozzy Osbourne and Jeff Bridges.
There are also musical performances from the likes of Ben Folds and Jurassic 5, and uncensored monologues from Rollins, as the ever outspoken performer speaks out on any issues he sees fit.
Henry Rollins: No, I never would have come up with the idea on my own.
tv.ign.com /articles/708/708439p1.html   (1008 words)

 CNN - Regarding Henry: Rollins' new band and album - August 13, 1999
The outspoken, bitingly funny Rollins is currently touring with his brand-new Rollins Band and testing out songs from the band's forthcoming (January) album "Get Some Go Again." The new version of the band includes guitarist Jim Wilson, bassist Marcus Blake and drummer Jason Mackenroth.
Both as part of the ferocious punk band Black Flag and later as the frontman of his own Rollins Band, he's become one of the most recognized figures in alternative music.
Rollins joined Black Flag in the early 1980s, jumping up on stage at a New York City show and replacing the band's outgoing lead singer Chavo Pederast (who, in turn, had replaced Keith Morris).
www.cnn.com /SHOWBIZ/Music/9908/13/henry.rollins   (972 words)

 Henry Rollins : iSOUND.COM
For a while he did exaclty as the teacher said doubling in the halls and everyone looking at him bizarrly until one day he didnt bend.The teacher said you can look now and he did.
Henry managed a Haggendaus icecream store when he and friends(Ian Mckaye of Fugazi) were listing to the new punk of the DC area.
He has recently toured with an LA Band Mother Superior who in Hanks words are "fun guys to be around" They are not Rollins Band though he wanted them to keep their identity.
www.isound.com /henry_rollins   (554 words)

 Henry Rollins: A Love Letter To Ann Coulter
Henry, dude, Ann Coulter is a DUDE (strains of Aerosmiths "Dude looks like a lady" in the background).
Rollins is awesome, and he deals with Coulter in the way that she should be dealt with - a halfserious, mocking tone and simple one-liners.
The Henry Rollins music guy you heard of 10 years ago and the Henry Rollins you see here is indeed the same guy.
worshiptheglitch.com /2006/06/henry-rollins-love-letter-to-ann.html   (2549 words)

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