- June 3, 2020
How are musicians coping with a world without stages. Bob Pomeroy talked to a few of his favorites who have turned to streaming shows to get some answers.
For those in need of a concert that’s a little more theatrical than most, there’s Meat Loaf, served up with a side of Pearl. Jen Cray caught the Orlando date of the legendary rocker’s Hang Cool Teddy Bear Tour.
Henry Rollins delivers a spoken word sermon at The Church. Mike Hanan absorbs the homily. Amen.
The first ever Volcom Tour brought co-headliners Riverboat Gamblers and Valient Thorr to Orlando, along with label mates Totimoshi and ASG. This was exactly the kind of show Jen Cray had been waiting for.
During their short tour opening for the legendary Joan Jett, Texas’ most valuable export-Riverboat Gamblers– invited Jen Cray up to their dressing room for an informal chat before their set.
Henry Rollins went from taking over vocals for Black Flag when he was just a 20 year-old fan to becoming a renaissance man with his hands in everything from music to literature to acting to humanitarian work. Jen Cray catches the workaholic in the act.
In the Spring of 1999, Henry Rollins was challenged to appear each Wednesday for eight weeks, and give a different spoken word performance each time. Joe Frietze gives us the rundown on this DVD chronicle.
Rollins Band, with Circle Jerks and US Bombs at The House of Blues in Orlando, FL on August 16, 2001. Concert review by Liza Hearon. Photos by Jen Lato.