Henry Rollins

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My Edinburgh: Henry Rollins

2 Aug 2012

Former Black Flag frontman brings comedy show to Edinburgh Fringe 2012

First time I came to Edinburgh was... As far as I can tell, 1999. I come back because... I come back for shows. It's why...

Five reasons to go see Henry Rollins

29 Jul 2012

The fast-talking raconteur returns to the Fringe

1. He’s a walking punk rock legend The bratty ex-frontman for Washington DC upstarts State of Alert, Rollins became the physical embodiment of 80s punk rock after joining Black Flag. A tattooed hulk of a man, his turbulent tenure with the band dictated…

Henry Rollins – Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Fri 13 Jan

3 Feb 20124 stars

Prolific punk-rocker gets gut laughs on his three-hour rant

Few people can make a decent living out of talking on stage for two hours. Henry Rollins, on the other hand, has it down to a fine art. An honorary punk rock graduate having earned his stripes fronting S.O.A. and Black Flag in the 80s, and later, his…

Henry Rollins

15 Jan 20104 stars

Glasgow O2 Academy, Wednesday, Wed 13 Jan

It’s quite some achievement to be at the point where people will pay to listen to you talk for two and a half hours, and the magnitude of such an accomplishment is evident tonight as Henry Rollins takes centre stage in front of a loyal and packed-out…

Henry Rollins

31 Jan 2008

1 An introspective skinny lad at school who feared he would be humiliated on the sports field, Henry Lawrence Garfield tore into literature with relish. Charles Dickens, John Steinbeck and Dylan Thomas were among his early influences. Maybe…

Henry Rollins

16 Aug 2007

It’s a wonder Henry Rollins has time to sleep. When the Black Flag legend is not writing books, hosting his own television and radio shows, acting in Hollywood and hopping from gig to gig, he is performing his quick-witted spoken word pieces around the…