Bad Brains

Bad Brains

American Hardcore Punk band formed in Washington, D.C. in 1977, initially as a jazz fusion ensemble called Mind Power.
The band also do many reggae and dub tracks and featured elements from funk, heavy metal or hip hop.

Classic line-up:
H.R. (Paul D. Hudson) — lead vocals (1978–1987, 1989–1990, 1994–1995, 1998–present), guitar (1977–1978)
Dr. Know (Gary Miller (4)) — guitar (1977–1995, 1998–present)
Darryl Jenifer — bass (1977–1995, 1998–present)
Earl Hudson — drums, percussion (1977–1987, 1989–1990, 1994–1995, 1998–present)

The original line up broke up many times and some musicians replaced H.R. and Earl Hudson:
Sid McCray — lead vocals (1977–1978)
Taj Singleton — lead vocals (1988–1989)
Chuck Mosley — lead vocals (1990–1991)
Israel Joseph-I — lead vocals (1991–1994, 2008)
Mackie Jayson — drums, percussion (1988-1989, 1990-1993)
Chuck Treece — drums, percussion (1994)
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Bad Brains Discography


A106 Bad Brains Bad Brains (Album) ROIR (Reachout International Records) A106 US 1982 Sell This Version
PVC 8917 Bad Brains Rock For Light (Album) PVC Records PVC 8917 US 1983 Sell This Version
SST 065 Bad Brains I Against I (Album) SST Records SST 065 US 1986 Sell This Version
SST CD 160 Bad Brains Live (Album) SST Records SST CD 160 US 1988 Sell This Version
CAROL MC 1375 Bad Brains Quickness (Album) Caroline Records CAROL MC 1375 US 1989 Sell This Version
CAROL 1617 Bad Brains The Youth Are Getting Restless (Live At The Paradiso, Amsterdam, 1987) (Album) Caroline Records CAROL 1617 US 1990 Sell This Version
SSTC 228 Bad Brains Spirit Electricity (Live) (MiniAlbum) SST Records SSTC 228 US 1991 Sell This Version
237.017, 1-474265 Bad Brains Rise (Album) Epic, Epic 237.017, 1-474265 Brazil 1993 Sell This Version
WPCR 298 Bad Brains God Of Love (Album) Maverick, Warner Bros. Records WPCR 298 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
CAR 7534 Bad Brains Black Dots (Album) Caroline Records CAR 7534 US 1996 Sell This Version
OTCD905, NT097 Bad Brains I & I Survived (Dub) (Album) Reggae Lounge OTCD905, NT097 France 2002 Sell This Version
MVD0505CD Bad Brains Live At CBGB 1982 - The Audio Recordings (Album) MVD Audio MVD0505CD US 2006 Sell This Version
MEGA1048 Bad Brains Build A Nation (Album) Oscilloscope Laboratories, Megaforce Records MEGA1048 US 2007 Sell This Version
MEGA 21224 Bad Brains Into The Future (Album) Megaforce Records MEGA 21224 2012 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

BB001 Bad Brains Pay To Cum! (Single) Bad Brains Records BB001 US 1980 Sell This Version
9-3-82 Bad Brains I And I Survive (EP) Bad Brains Records 9-3-82 US 1982 Sell This Version
VIRUS 13 Bad Brains Bad Brains(12", EP) Alternative Tentacles VIRUS 13 UK 1982 Sell This Version
PSST 065 Bad Brains House Of Suffering(7", S/Sided, Promo) SST Records PSST 065 1986 Sell This Version
CAROL 1460 Bad Brains Pay To Cum (Single) Caroline Records CAROL 1460 US 1990 Sell This Version
YATJB001 Bad Brains / Black Market Baby Bad Brains / Black Market Baby - Bad Brains / Black Market Baby Y&T Records YATJB001 US 1990 Sell This Version
none Bad Brains Promotional Box Set(3x7" + 2xCD + VHS, NTSC) Caroline Records none US 1990 Sell This Version
ES7-5292 Bad Brains Rise (Single) Epic ES7-5292 US 1993 Sell This Version
ESK 5557 Bad Brains Hair(CD, Single, Promo) Epic ESK 5557 US 1993 Sell This Version
EPC 660041 2 Bad Brains Love Is The Answer (Remixes)(CD, Maxi) Epic EPC 660041 2 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
Mav No. 1000, EVI 12437-IST Bad Brains God Of Love (Single) Maverick Mav No. 1000, EVI 12437-IST US 1994 Sell This Version