Henry Rollins is a badass. I try to listen to him every chance that I get…. He’s fucking hilarious, and mostly on point. As in the 1994 single “Liar” from his stupidly underrated album Weight. The song, and it’s accompanying video, tread the line between absurdity and terror. Rollins poetry is front and center and is only usurped by his gawkish growl. The video is the same with Rollins parading around in red devil paint and yelling “sucker” at the tv screen.
I am a child of the 90’s, and in a lot of ways, punk and metal kind of took over the world for a minute during my childhood. So much great music came from this time frame. Stuff that would never get close to MTV by today’s standards…Thus…. this is a great example of when the underground takes over… you get “Liar”.
God bless him…. Rollins celebrated his 56th birthday this past week and to ensure that the punk icon gets his due, from Rarasfarm anyway, our Throwback Thursday Song of the Day is “Liar” by Rollins Band.