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Bad Brains Darryl Jenifer Bassplayer Cover

Darryl Jenifer, legendary bass player for Bad Brains, is featured in February of 2012’s Bassplayer Magazine.  Run to your local news-stand, bookstore, or music store and grab a copy.  Good interview inside.

SPIN Profiles BAD BRAINS

SPIN decided to do an in-depth profile on the Legendary band, Bad Brains.  Here is a bit of it:

Thirty-five years into their unlikely career, the punk legends have just released a strong new album and are finally coming to terms with their influential, genre-busting legacy. More importantly, they’re also coming to terms with each other. It hasn’t been easy.

It’s a cool November day as Bad Brains frontman HR descends the front steps of his brownstone apartment in the collegiate Baltimore neighborhood of Charles Village, which abuts Johns Hopkins University. The area is lined with trees still bearing yellow and orange leaves, but here to challenge the mundanity of this otherwise average fall day is one of hardcore punk’s most perplexing enigmas, a man who once leapt from a stage onto a young Henry Rollins, inspiring him to become a singer; a man who once smoked weed with a teenaged Brooke Shields; and a man whose chameleonic vocal delivery proved that punk frontmen could be more than just screamers.

[Read the rest of the article HERE]

Shepard Fairey Designs Album Art for Bad Brains “Into the Future”

American artist Shepard Fairey, a lifelong fan of the Bad Brains, has designed the packaging for their upcoming album, ‘Into the Future’ (November 20 /Megaforce). The Bad Brains classic lineup of H.R., Darryl Jenifer, Dr. Know and Earl Hudson has reunited for their first album in five years.

Shepard Fairey is one of the most influential street artists. Emerging from the skateboarding scene in the 80s, the designer and illustrator became widely known during the 2008 presidential election for his Barack Obama ‘Hope’ poster.  Fairey’s work is featured at the Smithsonian, MOMA, the National Portrait Gallery and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.has designed two Person of the Year covers for Time Magazine, for President Obama and the “The Protestor” in the wake of the Arab Spring and Occupy movements.

Rolling Stone Premieres a New BAD BRAINS track

Rolling Stone is premiering the title track, Into the Future, from the upcoming new-material Bad Brains release.  Into the Future is due in stores November 20th.

In the meantime, enjoy the track HERE.

New Film Clip From The Cult Coming Soon

The latest film clip to come from The Cults critically acclaimed new album ‘Choice Of Weapon’ is the track HONEY FROM A KNIFE .  The clip will be making its VEVO WORLD PREMIERE in the very near future.  Check out the band’s Facebook Page to stay posted.  Below is a still from the HFAK clip.


Anthrax + Testament Hit the Road

Anthrax and Testament are joining forces for a September/October USA and Canada Tour.  Do not miss it.  Special Guest will be Death Angel.

Megaforce Infiltrates Rock of Ages

Is it possible to do a music about 80’s metal and no include Megaforce Records? Of course not! The Megaforce logo recently overlooked the Rock of Ages recent red-carpet premiere.  The film stars Tom Cruise and Megaforce Records.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bonnaroo Survives Bad Brains!

Bad Brains has a new album in the works.  In the meantime, they assaulted the Bonnaroo crowd as only Bad Brains could.  Check out some footage:

httpv://youtu.be/m1ken6rN_jc

 

 

 

Against Me! & Joan Jett

Joan Jett joined Against Me! while performing at Terminal 5 in NYC.  She performed the Replacements’ 1984 track, “Androgynous.”  Jett covered the same song on her 2006 Sinner album.

 

httpv://youtu.be/tcKKLZLXETc

 

 

Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Play Leno

To mark the release of Big Moon Ritual on June 5th, Chris Robinson Brotherhood played a new track Rosalee on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.  This was the band’s TV debut.

Check out the performance:

httpv://youtu.be/pxbpy6b7q48

 

 

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