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Henry Rollins Shares More Thoughts On Suicide In Latest Column

Last week, Henry Rollins brought a shitstorm of controversy down on himself when, in an L.A. Weekly column, he castigated Robin Williams and others who have committed suicide, writing that when someone commits suicide, "I can no longer take this person seriously. I may be able to appreciate what he or she did artistically but… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 25, 2014 - 1:40 pm

Passion Pit Frontman Responds To Henry Rollins’ Suicide Article, Says LP3 Is Almost Done

Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos has been open about his mental illness before. He even won an award last year for increasing awareness and putting a positive face on his experiences with bipolar disorder. Angelakos took to Twitter to criticize Henry Rollins for his controversial editorial about suicide. (Rollins recently apologized for his words.) "Yes,… More »

By: James Rettig / August 23, 2014 - 1:15 pm

Henry Rollins Apologizes For Suicide Article That Criticized Robin Williams

Earlier this week, Henry Rollins wrote an editorial for LA Weekly called "Fuck Suicide," in which he criticized parents -- Robin Williams specifically -- for killing themselves because of the trauma it leaves behind for their children. He's now apologized for his comments in a statement on his website. "That I hurt anyone by what… More »

By: James Rettig / August 23, 2014 - 12:45 pm

Henry Rollins Criticizes Robin Williams And Other Suicide Victims In Controversial Editorial

In the wake of Robin Williams' suicide there have been many responses and reactions. Today, Henry Rollins wrote an editorial for LA Weekly titled "Fuck Suicide." Rollins' main point is essentially that people who are parents have no right to end their lives as it will traumatize their children, but he goes on to say… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 21, 2014 - 6:22 pm

Watch RuPaul Give Henry Rollins Love Advice

Any RuPaul fan worth his or her salt knows that for years his tagline has been "If you can't love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?" But that's not the only love-related advice he's proffering. In a recent episode of webseries RuPaul Drives..., in which the drag pioneer gives rides i… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / August 28, 2013 - 3:44 pm

Greg Ginn Sues FLAG, Henry Rollins

As we deconstructed back in June, this year has seen two different Black Flag related reunions. The founding guitarist Greg Ginn is touring with Ron Reyes as Black Flag. They have released new songs, and are currently on an extensive US tour. Meanwhile, former Black Flag members Keith Morris, Dez Cadena, Chuck Dukowski, and Bill… More »

By: Liz Pelly / August 4, 2013 - 1:16 pm

Dinosaur Jr. – “Pierce The Morning Rain” Video (Feat. Henry Rollins)

Dinosaur Jr. don't show up in their video for "Pierce The Morning Rain," a bleary jam from their 2012 album I Bet On Sky. Instead, director Scott Jacobson gives us actor James Urbaniak playing a suburban dad who becomes addicted to blasting music through massive subwoofers, mostly because that bass makes him feel like he'… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 17, 2013 - 11:00 am

Henry Rollins Tests Toughness Of Harley Repairmen

After testing the toughness of "young elitist hipsters" at the Cake Shop, NYC, Henry Rollins has traveled to a Los Angeles Harley repair shop "to see whether these stereotypically tough bikers carry the warrior gene." Seems scary, these "tough and violent lives," but no worries: "It's a world Henry can relate to..."… More »

By: brandon / December 3, 2010 - 10:37 am

Henry Rollins Scolds “Young Elitist Hipters” At The Cake Shop

This clip from the German television show Durch Die Nacht Mit... ("Into the Night with...") finds Hammering Hank wandering into the Cake Shop with the Iranian visual artist Shirin Neshat where things go well enough until a woman yells "get in the van, man" and Rollins confronts her. She's referring to Rollins's collection of Black… More »

By: brandon / November 3, 2010 - 5:46 pm

Bob Mould, Henry Rollins, Dave Grohl Celebrate 9:30 Club’s 30th

On Monday/Memorial Day the 9:30 Club celebrated its 30th Anniversary. For kids who grew up listening to and mythologizing D.C. hardcore, punk, and the like, the place needs no introduction. In case it does, host Henry Rollins did a good job offering background and various old-time Black Flag-related anecdotes. (Of course, old pal/pet store coworker… More »

By: brandon / June 2, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Twilight x Singles – Robert Pattinson + Iggy Pop = Suck

Iggy Pop, Alice Cooper, Moby, and Henry Rollins all appear in Suck, a low-budget vampire comedy about musicians who become vampires to get famous. You might have liked it better when it was called Jennifer's Body. And you probably loved it when it was called Date With The Night: The Nick Zinner Story. Watch the… More »

By: jessica / March 12, 2010 - 1:31 pm

Flaming Lips’ Dark Side Of The Moon Out Tuesday

Festivals curated, Arcade Fire beefed, great record released, pants optional: that's how you have a year. And before the page turns on 2009, the Flaming Lips are adding to that list of distinctions with one more bit via Tuesday's iTunes release of The Flaming Lips And Stardeath And White Dwarfs With Henry Rollins And PeachesMore »

By: Amrit Singh / December 18, 2009 - 4:50 pm

The Flaming Lips Pop-Up Store In Los Angeles 10/15/09

The Lips had a busy week in Los Angeles, officially releasing Embryonic and freaking out Conan on Tuesday, followed by last night's pop-up store/Q&A/meet and greet/performance at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre. For 30 minutes the band took questions via Twitter, sharing some band trivia (the bunny suit's origin came thanks to a guy on mushrooms)… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 16, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Henry Rollins Makes Coffee, Gets Pestered, Enjoys It All

Damn this perverse pleasure we take from the perverse pleasure Henry takes from being nagged to no end by Heidi May. It's the entire thrust of these clips of the month Rollins keeps posting: Heidi yaps and tries to agitate Rollins while holding a camera to his face, and Henry becomes increasingly saintly in our… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 6, 2008 - 3:23 pm

Henry Rollins Clip Of The Month

Ever stop to wonder what Henry thinks of Dirty Projectors? Well we did and went over to the man's site and guess what: This video doesn't shed any light on the subject! So we still don't know. But until we get his email, here's another clip featuring his annoying lady friend, Heidi May. This installment'… More »

By: Stereogum / December 10, 2007 - 1:10 pm

Inside Henry Rollins’s Freezer

Ah, love Henry Rollins. Yeah, we love the big galloot despite his bad poetry and sun tattoo, but now via this homemade video discovered through b3ta's newsletter, we also get to check out this bad "Vanilla Ice" haircut, tempered by a pretty great homemade t-shirt -- "ass" with an arrow pointing up and "glory days"… More »

By: Stereogum / November 5, 2007 - 10:16 am

Henry Rollins On George W. Bush

The A.V. Club sat down with Rollins and had Henry answer reader mail about the state of the union and the country's political direction. You won't be surprised to know he's got an opinion about Dubya. Though his answer may surprise you.A.V. CLUB: Do you give credit to George W. in any area, or doMore »

By: Stereogum / April 20, 2007 - 5:53 pm

New Ryan Adams Live Video – “Goodnight Rose”

DJ Reggie left his hip hop gear at ryan hyphen adams dot com, instead donning his beloved Batman tee at a recent performance on The Henry Rollins Show, giving IFC viewers their first taste of his forthcoming, June-released record. "Goodnight Rose" is the album opener, and it sounds like a holdover from the Jerry-loving ColdMore »

By: Stereogum / April 18, 2007 - 9:36 am