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Musician Alan Vega Dies

The musician passed away in his sleep on 16 July (16), his family announced in a statement on rocker Henry Rollins' website. The message begins, "With profound sadness and a stillness...

Henry Rollins: 'The Human Race Is Doomed'

The former Black Flag star recently travelled to the Antarctic peninsula, and the trip brought home to him the damage mankind is potentially causing to the planet. It also left the U.S....

Henry Rollins: 'I Did Not Axe Israel Gig Due To Boycott'

The former Black Flag star was slated to perform in Tel Aviv's Havana Club on 5 February (16) but announced it had to be rescheduled due to a "promoter conflict". Reports suggested...

Drummer Jason Mackenroth Loses Cancer Battle

MACkenroth passed away on Sunday (03Jan16) at his home in Henderson, Nevada at the age of 46. The musician got his big break when frontman Henry Rollins noticed his talents in 1989...

Henry Rollins Slams Donald Trump Over Election Bid

The former Black Flag star insists the outspoken tycoon would be a "disastrous" leader following Trump's call for Muslims to be banned from entering the States. Trump has attracted criticism during his...

New Worm Fossil Named After Punk Star Henry Rollins

Luke Parry, a student from the University Of Bristol and The Natural History Museum in Britain, has tagged his fireworm find Rollinschaeta myoplena in honour of the former Black Flag frontman's muscly appearance....

Slash For Bizarre GutterdäMmerung Movie

Slash is set to star in a bizarre ''dark fairytale'' movie.The iconic guitarist is the latest musician to join the strange 'Gutterdämmerung' film, which has been described as a ''rock 'n' roll/film/gig concept'' from visual...

Henry Rollins Turns Agony Uncle For Fans

Rocker Henry Rollins is eyeing a new career as an agony uncle to his army of fans.The former Black Flag star, 53, announced in 2013 that he had quit his music career, and he remains...

Henry Rollins Apologises For Suicide Article

Rocker Henry Rollins has issued a public apology for publishing a controversial article about suicide following the death of funnyman Robin Williams.The former Black Flag frontman sparked outrage by writing a divisive column titled 'F**k...

Henry Rollins Attacks People Who Commit Suicide In Hard-hitting New Essay

Tough talking punk icon-turned-spoken word artist Henry Rollins has offered tragic Robin Williams no sympathy in a hard-hitting new article, insisting his decision to commit suicide amid a battle with depression was "awful".The former Black...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Late The Stooges Star Scott Asheton

Punk icon Henry Rollins and Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea have posted tributes to late The Stooges drummer Scott Asheton following his death on Saturday (15Mar14).Bandmate Iggy Pop led the salutes after revealing the...

Punk Star Greg Ginn Loses Black Flag Logo And Name Battle

Black Flag co-founder Greg Ginn has lost his bid to prevent former bandmates Keith Morris and Henry Rollins from using the group's iconic logo and name.The punk icon filed a lawsuit against Morris' reunited band,...

Punk Star Henry Rollins Wants To Take Tv Viewers On A Global Adventure

Punk icon Henry Rollins is keen to become the Tv face of an extreme travelling series after collecting information from some of the least visited places on earth.The former Black Flag frontman often sets off...

Henry Rollins Could Have Been Natural Born Killers Psycho

Punk icon Henry Rollins regrets not getting to know Oliver Stone earlier because the director would have cast him as the lead in Natural Born Killers if they had become friends before he made the...

Henry Rollins On Official U.s. Travel Lists Because Of His Hot-spot Treks

Former Black Flag frontman Henry Rollins regularly finds himself on persons of interest lists at U.S. airports because his passport features stamps from the world's trouble spots.The punk icon refuses to simply read about international...

Henry Rollins Salutes Will Smith On 10th Anniversary Of Bad Boys Ii

Will Smith has an unlikely fan in punk icon Henry Rollins after the two worked together on Bad Boys Ii a decade ago.As the 10th anniversary of the release of the hit sequel approaches later...

Henry Rollins Filming Tv Show About America's History

Punk icon Henry Rollins is stepping back in time to document the birth of America in a new history series.The former Black Flag frontman has become a keen historian in recent years and regularly returns...

Former Black Flag Star Henry Rollins Quits Music

U.S. punk icon Henry Rollins has officially turned his back on music because he can no longer summon the desire to get up onstage and perform.The former Black Flag and Rollins Band frontman reveals he...

Punk Icon Henry Rollins Completes First Screenplay

Punk icon-turned-spoken word performer Henry Rollins can add screenwriter to his impressive resume after penning the script for a new movie project.The former Black Flag frontman, who will launch his new book, After the Chop,...

Black Flag Reform

Punk legends Black Flag are to reform for their first gig in 27 years, but they will return without iconic frontman Henry Rollins.The U.S. band split in 1986 after 10 years together, and Rollins -...

Duff Mckagan To Step Up Onto Spoken Word Stage

Former GUNS N' ROSES star Duff Mckagan is set to follow rockers Henry Rollins and Corey Taylor onto the spoken word stage.The bass player will hit the Viper Room in Los Angeles on 15 October...

Henry Rollins Celebrating The Release Of The West Memphis 3

Punk icon Henry Rollins is celebrating on tour in Scotland after learning the West Memphis 3 are free men in Arkansas.The former Black Flag and Rollins Band frontman was among the celebrities campaigning for the...

Rollins Attacked By Fans For Not Giving Simmons A Hard Time On Tv

Hardcore punk icon HENRY ROLLINS has defended his decision not to attack KISS star GENE SIMMONS for bragging about his wealth on his U.S. talk show - insisting he was happy for the heavy rocker...

Rollins & Peaches Go To The Dark Side Of The Moon With The Flaming Lips

Punk icon HENRY ROLLINS and PEACHES have joined THE FLAMING LIPS to revamp PINK FLOYD's classic album DARK SIDE OF THE MOON.The Oklahoma band will release their version of the album digitally next week (22Dec09)...

Pistols Star Jones And Rollins' Radio Station Goes Off Air

The Los Angeles indie music radio station where SEX PISTOLS star STEVE JONES and HENRY ROLLINS work as presenters has gone off air. Indie 103.1 will no longer operate on the FM dial, and instead...

Rockers Get Ready To Suck In Vampire Film

Rockers MOBY, IGGY POP, ALICE COOPER and HENRY ROLLINS are teaming up to star in a new big-screen project - a horror/comedy about vampires. The slew of rock stars will join actors Malcolm MCDowell and...

Murderer Manson Was Penpals With Rollins

Rocker HENRY ROLLINS struck up a bizarre relationship with cult leader CHARLES MANSON - after the murderer sent him a letter from behind bars. Former Black Flag frontman Rollins received a note daubed with swastikas...

Rollins: 'I Like Being Alone'

Punk singer HENRY ROLLINS prefers to be left alone, insisting the only company he needs is his own. The former Black Flag frontman, 46, is adamant that he isn't a recluse, but doesn't actively seek...

Rollins To Front The Reformed Ruts

Punk icon HENRY ROLLINS is to front the reformed RUTS for a benefit show in London. The former Black Flag frontman, who is now a TV talk show presenter in the U.S., will join the...

Rollins Dreams Of Becoming A Pip

Punk icon HENRY ROLLINS has a secret dream to back soul queen Gladys Knight. The former Black Flag star is an unlikely fan of Gladys Knight + The Pips and admits he rehearsed to become...

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