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Bad Brains

Bad Brains
Formed: 1979 in Washington D.C.
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Disbanded: 1995
Genre: World
Group Members: H.R., Earl Hudson, Darryl Jenifer, Chuck Mosley, Dr. Know, Mackie Jayson, Israel Joseph-I
Biography: By melding punk with reggae, Bad Brains became one of the definitive American hardcore punk groups of the early '80s. Although the group released only a handful of records during its peak, including the legendary cassette-only debut, Bad Brains, they developed a dedicated following, many of whom would ...Read full biography
I Against I
Released: 1986
Label: SST Records
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I Against I was for Bad Brains what London Calling was for the Clash -- the band's first fully mature work, one which successfully brought together all of its diverse influences while at the same time ...Read full review
Bad Brains
Released: 1982
Label: Virtual Label
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For fans of hardcore, many would agree that the holy grail of the genre is Bad Brains' self-titled album, originally released back in 1982 as a cassette-only release on ROIR. The ensuing years after its ...Read full review