Henry Rollins, Best Coast and Imagine Dragons to star in new kids’ show ‘A History Of Radness’

The 'music-driven' sitcom will also be scored by The Smashing Pumpkins' James Iha

Henry Rollins will guest star in a new children’s TV show from Amazon, titled A History Of Radness.

A pilot for the half-hour sitcom is set to filmed, with the former Black Flag member cast as a character called Coach Carlucci.

As The Wrap reports, Imagine Dragons‘ Dan Reynolds and Best Coast‘s Bethany Cosentino will narrate. The Smashing Pumpkins’ James Iha will provide an original score for the show, which will also include new music from Hutch Harris of The Thermals.


The show has been described as “music-driven” with its story following “siblings Jack and Tessie from their less-than-cool middle school beginnings at Pleasant Meadows Middle School to the start of their music careers as they put together a band of like-minded musicians, considered outsiders by fellow classmates.”

Henry Rollins recently announced a UK spoken word tour for 2016. The ‘Charmingly Obstinate’ tour will take place in January of next year and sees Rollins appear at eight UK venues, starting at Bristol’s St George‚Äôs Hall on January 10, before visiting Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham, London and more, finishing up at Glasgow Academy on January 18.

Henry Rollins will visit:

Bristol St George’s Hall (January 10, 2016)
Newcastle Tyne Theatre (11)
Manchester Bridgewater Hall (12)
London Barbican (14)
Birmingham Town Hall (15)
London Barbican (16)
Dublin Vicar Street (17)
Glasgow Academy (18)