Legendary guitarist and occasional songwriter for Boys Next Door
(for whom he penned the 'hit' "Shivers
") and The Birthday Party
, alongside Nick Cave
Rowland became a member of Crime and the City Solution after the breakup of The Birthday Party, then formed These Immortal Souls, who released two albums "Get Lost (Don't Lie)" and "I'm Never Gonna Die Again", the latter title a result of the rumours circulating at the time about Rowland's demise. Rowland has also collaborated with Nikki Sudden on several releases for the Creation label.
Rowland's first solo album "Teenage Snuff Film" was released in 1999.