Ox-Fanzine #89 - April/May 2010

Posted by Several Sins on 2010-08-30

Here is a short bio written in tribute to Rowland by Markus Kolodziej and published in a recent issue of the German Ox-Fanzine: The six strings that drew blood.



Golden Age of Bloodshed 7"

Posted by Several Sins on 2010-08-29

The Golden Age of Bloodshed 7" is now available to pre-order at JB Hi-Fi online.

    Very limited individually numbered 7" single with red coloured vinyl

    Golden Age Of Bloodshed includes the non-album B-Side Lost In Space

    Lost In Space was a piece composed by Rowland for the Pop Crimes album which remained unfinished. It was mixed after his passing and is presented here respectfully as an interpretation of his original intent - Mick Harvey, J.P. Shilo and Lindsay Gravina

    Side A:
    The Golden Age of Bloodshed

    Side B:
    Lost In Space



Tributes to Rowland S. Howard

Posted by Several Sins on 2010-08-23

On tumblr is a tribute to Rowland, written by the lovely Olivia Scarlett (accompanied by an interview with Harry Howard).

Also, the UK rock zine Bubblegum Slut, in their latest issue (#37), pays tribute to Rowland with an exclusive article by Birthday Party biographer Robert Brokenmouth, in which Brokenmouth "shares memories of Rowland, praise for his music and impressions of his memorial service this January..."

For information on purchasing a copy, please visit the zine's MySpace page at www.myspace.com/bubblegumslutzine.



Golden Age of Bloodshed 7"

Posted by Several Sins on 2010-07-28

Golden Age of Bloodshed will be released on limited edition blood-red vinyl, with the b-side "Lost In Space" (mixed by Mick Harvey and JP Shilo). Coming soon!



Swamplandzine - 2010

Posted by Several Sins on 2010-06-21

Swamplandzine - 2010
Reflections on Rowland S. Howard

With contributions from Simon Bonney, Kristian Brenchley, Robert Brokenmouth Julie Finley, Cypress Grove, Gabriel Hart, Janne Perttula, Phil Shoenfelt and Mark Steiner. Photos by Carbie Warbie and Miles Standish, Button photo by Ryan SkeletonBoy.




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07.06.2013 - As of today, the web site has been renewed for another full year! Thank you, everyone, for your support! I have also updated the downloads section with two new videos from the Shotgun Wedding Tour '91, which were sent to us by the lovely Laura.


13.11.2012 - Finally updated the tribute page with more links and pictures.


14.09.2012 - Updated the gallery with photos by Wendy Joy Morrissey and Carbie, with permission, as well as a few others that went missing when the site moved. More to be added, thanks for your patience. If you have any photos to submit, or want any removed, please contact us.


11.08.2011 - 41 images removed at the request of Bleddyn Butcher, including but not limited to:


More pictures still to be added to the galleries shortly.


03.08.2011 - The discography has been updated with info for the Golden Age of Bloodshed 7" and White Boy EP. All downloads have been brought on-site, some in lossless formats. Broken links have been repaired. Expect more images and articles to be added after a 1-week hiatus.


07.07.2011 - For anyone having difficulty with The Birthday Party in Cologne, Germany, archived footage, it is available to download in full here. Sorry for the trouble!


05.06.2011 - Added a video of These Immortal Souls performing at The Esplanade Hotel in 1995 to the videos section.


05.12.2010 - Added a video from late 90s/early 00s and a video from 2007 to the videos section.


04.10.2010 - Added Crime & The City Solution's Rose Blue video to videos section.


00.06.2010 - Added the The King of Kalifornia video to downloads/videos section.


22.04.2010 - Various pages in the images and videos sections updated.


19.04.2010 - Added 4 tabs to the downloads/tabs section, transcribed by Bethany.


28.01.2010 - Updated downloads/audio with a 1992 These Immortal Souls show from Kakophonia. Also updated downloads/videos with three videos from January 2nd tribute on ABC's Rage, uploaded by footyshorts.


22.01.2010 - Some footage of Rowland's service at the Sacred Heart Mission has been uploaded on the Ghost Pictures YouTube account. For personal reasons, this site will not be displaying or linking them, though you are free to search and view yourselves.


22.01.2010 - Updated the tributes page to include a link to Trevor Block's tribute on Mess+Noise.


21.01.2010 - Updated the tributes page.

11.01.2010 - New page created for record of tributes. And footage of RSH at Fuji Rock Festival 09 added to videos section.


07.01.2010 - Texts/press section updated.


04.01.2010 - By request, a guestbook feature has been added, for anyone who would like to say a few words.


04.01.2010 - Added an article from 2005 by Conrad Standish, updated the downloads/audio lists with 2 more bootlegs from Kakophonia, and edited lyrics from the Pop Crimes album to reflect the way they are sung rather than written in the CD booklet.


03.01.2010 - Added Ballroom Mayhem article to texts/press section.


02.01.2010 - Updated downloads/audio list with 5 6 new solo bootlegs, posted at Kakophonia.


01.01.2010 - Added October's interview with Inpress to text/press section.

 

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