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Hardcore Punks and Their Shenanigans in the Outhouse

No security, no sanitation, no backstage services (no backstage), this small, cramped, decrepit shack at the end of a dirt road in Lawrence, Kansas was an essential stopover for the offbeat underground music scene.

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Stop Look and Listen: An Interview with Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins is embarking on tour, but this time it's more than music: this time out, Henry Rollins is talking about the joys of capitalism, and why we need to remember how important it is leading up to the election. He tells PopMatters all about his venture ...

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J. Mascis and Me

But of all the ways J. has ever been there when I needed him, nothing comes close to the song he wrote for me: “Over It” from 2009’s Farm.

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Fun Fun Fun Fest: Three Days of Dust, Delinquency and Danzig Drama

Trying to fabricate a deep meaning in a rock festival, especially one called Fun Fun Fun is a useless pursuit.

Kevin Curtain
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Lollapalooza 1991: The Underground As a Community

Originally conceived of as a farewell tour for Jane's Addiction, Lollapalooza turned into something even grander: Woodstock for Gen X.

Dennis Shin
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You Can't Annihilate This Band: Black Flag's Legacy and Lore in 'Spray Paint the Walls'

Donning a yellow Circle Jerks shirt and a fuzzy upper lip, I awaited the buzzsaw, off-kilter power chords and frenetic, rasping Henry Rollins. Instead, I endured an endless barrage of molten, jazz-noise-metal riffage from a band that clearly disdained the charade that punk rock had become.

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Happy 50th, Henry Rollins

A conversation with Henry Rollins, who is turning 50 this February. He discusses what it's like to get older as a celebrity, his radio show and his upcoming tour.

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Gang of Souls

This seems as if a “Kerouac School for Disembodied Poetics” alum gathered old professors in a room and asked them about things they’ve been asked a million times before.

Marc Calderaro
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Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow (2005)

A fine, moving and illuminating account of a writer who used the bleak, harrowing circumstances of his life to forge a unique style that addressed concerns and characters often absent from the literature of his time.

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More Than One Story Out There: An Interview With Henry Rollins

"I just don't think we know the whole story... and for America that is very dangerous." The seminal hardcore rocker and sage spoken-wordist chats with PopMatters about Iraq, Iran, music and activism, and how contemporary culture profits off those who defy it.

Chris Catania
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Feast (2005)

Feast is too knowing and in its own way, too high profile to be cult cinema, but it deserves a look from the genre connoisseur.

Brian Holcomb
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Feast (2005)

The primary means of educing viewer dread and desire is a mix of flayed flesh, maggots, and insides turned out.

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The Henry Rollins Show

It's very, very hard not to pull for Henry Rollins, even if he has spent too much time on MTV and has a resume to make you sick with envy.

Chris Barsanti
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