Punk icon Henry Rollins is already a reasonably fiery man, so bringing him on First We Feast’s “Scorching Ones” to suck down the most popular wings on the planet was a difficult proposition. Fortunately, Rollins retains his cool by way of every tasting, although the warmth does appear to tighten his each muscle, making Rollins burrow into himself, and, at one level, veer into an odd tangent about zombies, which he caps with a hoarse scream.
In any other case, Rollins flaunts his formidable abilities as a storyteller, providing perception into his consuming habits, what it’s wish to open for Ozzy Osbourne, and why Tehran is his favourite metropolis to go to. Most attention-grabbing, nonetheless, is a spherical of questions asking Rollins to dissect the which means of punk by way of the lens of a number of firms and personalities.
For him, punk is kind of incompatible with any company or model, although he does bestow the designation upon the likes of Girl Gaga, whose distaste for “actuality” appeals to him, and Bernie Sanders, a person who, in Rollins’ estimation, could be very a lot “on his personal” within the political enviornment. Rollins’ punk credentials are additional fortified right here. Regardless of how sizzling the sauce, he by no means bats a watch.