Rowland S. Howard
Rowland S. Howard

Rowland S. Howard

About Rowland S. Howard

Rowland S. Howard was a pivotal figure on the Australian punk and post-punk music scene, helping to give birth to a fiery, original sound as a member of the Birthday Party, Crime and the City Solution, and These Immortal Souls, along with a wide variety of collaborations and solo projects. Howard's blunt, reverb-drenched guitar sound gave his music a dramatic impact that few could match on the instrument, and he was enjoying a resurgence of interest in his career when he died in late 2009 at the age of 50. ~ Mark Deming

  • HOMETOWN
    Melbourne, Australia
  • BORN
    October 24, 1959
  • GENRE