Henry Rollins was bornon 13 February 1961 in Washington, D.C., U.S, American, is Musician, Actor, Writer, Radio Host. Henry Rollins is best known as a musician and the founder of the rock group, Rollins Band, which is included among the VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. But that’s not all about him! Rollins is such a talented and multi-faceted personality that it is very difficult to categorize him! For along with being a singer cum songwriter he is also a journalist and an actor who is now hosting radio shows. His vast interests also include campaigning for social and political causes such as LGBT Rights and World Hunger Relief. Looking at the confident and super successful Henry Rollins today makes it difficult to believe that he was once a shy and insecure teenager who suffered bouts of depression. His parents separated when he was quite young and he was abused by his mother’s boyfriend which made his childhood very unhappy. But he developed a love for music and literature which would pave the way for his future career. He started off as a member of a band called State of Alert. His fortunes took a turn for the better when he was offered a chance to join the band Black Flag which established the charismatic youngster as a rock star.
The show ran for two seasons and ended in September 2007
In April 2006, he stared hosting a weekly television talk show, ‘The Henry Rollins Show’ which features interviews with celebrities and musical performances
He started hosting a weekly radio show, ‘Harmony in My Head’ in May 2004
The band was very popular during the 1990s and produced hits like ‘Low Self Opinion’ and ‘Liar’
Their debut album, ‘Life Time’ was released in 1987, followed by the release of ‘Do It’, their first EP
The Black Flag disbanded in 1986 and Rollins went on to pursue career as an independent artist
Rollins began to appear in films during the 1980s though his film career progressed only during the 1990s when he got the chance to appear in movies like ‘The Chase’ (1994), ‘Heat’ (1995), and ‘Lost Highway’ (1997)