Rock history is strewn with bands who moved everything forward but didn’t get the credit or the success they deserved. Bad Brains is among that lot.
As American punk rock goes, there are few bands with more historical weight this DC band. Just ask anyone from Black Flag or Bad Religion or Fugazi or any number of better known punk pioneers.
Fortunately, there’s a new documentary that should bring Bad Brains to a new generation. Watch the trailer.