Fact: Punk icon Henry Rollins has been cast as a middle school coach in a new kids show. The former Black Flag frontman will be among the stars of a new Amazon series called A History of Radness, about a band of students who form a rock group. Ex-Smashing Pumpkins star James Iha will score the show.
Quote: "There's a lot of bars, restaurants, lots of dogs and increasingly children - and fighting fish." Punk icon Henry Rollins on the way fans honour him by naming places, pets and children after him.
Fact: Punk icon Henry Rollins will celebrate his 50th birthday on Sunday (13Feb11) with a spoken-word performance in his native Washington, D.C.
Fact: Punk icon Henry Rollins has joined the cast of U.S. TV biker drama SONS OF ANARCHY - as a neo-Nazi baddie. Alan Arkin will also join the cast, which also features Hellboy's Ron Perlman.
Quote: "I've never seen American Idol or Desperate Housewives. I'd rather have my nose in a book or see something that is going to educate me." Rocker Henry Rollins steers clear of mainstream television shows.
Quote: "I love it when it doesn't ring. Don't text me. And don't call me unless your leg is falling off. I'm a misanthrope and I'm angry." Rocker Henry Rollins prefers not to use his mobile phone.
Quote: "Tom Cruise went on a love-fuelled publicity rampage, revealing that his heretofore mysterious Church Of Scientology was nothing more than a faith with a chip on its shoulder against depressed mothers and the concept of free will." Punk icon Henry Rollins was annoyed with Tom Cruise publicity throughout 2005 as he proclaimed his love for fiancee Katie Holmes and attacked new mothers who took prescription drugs to fight post-partum depression.