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Tag Archives: Henry Rollins

Artist/photographer Nathaniel Shannon’s favorite photographs

Posted by on October 26, 2016

  This Friday (28), Brooklyn photographer Nathaniel Shannon will be expressing himself in an entirely different medium, as his debut album Trespasses will be released via Aqualamb Records. The album, released under the name Nathaniel Shannon and the Vanishing Twin, is a dark Tom Waits-like collection of Shannon’s bedroom recordings from over the last decade, and […]

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Rollins Band/Mother Superior drummer Jason Mackenroth passes away

Posted by on January 4, 2016

Jason Mackenroth, who played drums in both the Rollins band and Mother Superior, has died from prostate cancer. A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to help his family. Marcus Blake, who played in both bands with Mackenroth, confirmed his passing via a post on his Facebook page: “Today, I lost a great friend, Jason Mackenroth to […]

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Henry Rollins and Stephen Colbert perform ‘Carol of the Bells’ together on The Late Show

Posted by on December 17, 2015

Last night on The Late Show, host Stephen Colbert was joined by Henry Rollins. The two discussed the holiday season, and their plans, as well as Rollins’ anger towards the world. The pair then donned adorable matching Christmas sweaters  for a heartwarming, and headbanging, performance of the classic Christmas tune, “Carol of the Bells.” Granted, […]

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Wacken Open Air Festival already sold out for 2016

Posted by on August 4, 2015

The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival had a good, eight-year run. Meanwhile, next year’s Germany’s Wacken Open Air Festival has already sold out – for the 11th year in a row. That’s 75,000 tickets already sold. For an event without a complete line-up announced. From the official Wacken Open Air website: “You are really crazy. Thank you for your loyalty and […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Heaviest SNL Musical Guests

Posted by on February 15, 2015

Since launching in 1975, Saturday Night Live has become a mainstay for comedy. And while the live TV sketch show is renowned for its timely and sometimes politically incorrect satire, it’s also been revered for its musical performances from rising stars and music legends. Granted, SNL’s music guest often lean towards more mainstream acts, but […]

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The First Unitarian Church sloweth thy shows

Posted by on September 18, 2014

The legendary First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia, PA basement will be seeing fewer shows in the coming months. With R5 Productions opening two venues, Union Transfer and Boot & Saddle, they say it’s getting harder to book shows at the iconic venue: “With these new venues and a slew of other that have opened up around Philadelphia, it’s become […]

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Henry Rollins backtracks on suicide article

Posted by on August 25, 2014

Hardcore music veteran and author Henry Rollins caused a bit of a stir with his August 21st LA Weekly column, Fuck Suicide, written in response to the suicide of actor Robin Williams. Williams hung himself on August 11, 2014. Regarding people who took their own lives, Rollins said: “When someone commits this act, he or she […]

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Scott Ian on new Anthrax: “more brutal with crazier riffs”

Posted by on January 9, 2014

Given what a near-constant presence Scott Ian has had as a talking head on VH1, it’s a bit surprising he’s never done a spoken word tour in America before. That’s about to change, as his “Speaking Words” tour will begin next month (see dates below). We caught up with the longtime Anthrax rhythm guitarist to […]

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Greg Ginn loses Black Flag lawsuit

Posted by on October 11, 2013

While Greg Ginn might have founded Black Flag, that apparently isn’t worth much in a court of law. The guitarist has lost a lawsuit against FLAG, a spinoff of the band featuring former Black Flag members Keith Morris, Dez Cadena and Bill Stevenson. Ginn’s lawsuit also alleged that Henry Rollins was continuing to use the […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Hard Rock/Metal ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Cameos

Posted by on September 9, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. For better or worse, metal and hard rock has often been associated with motorcycles and biker gangs. So it’s unsurprising that there would be some sort of crossover between metal and FX’s Sons Of Anarchy, the crime drama following everyone’s […]

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