Bad Brains brains an American hardcore punk band formed in Washington, this article needs additional citations for verification. They are widely regarded as among the pioneers of hardcore punk, please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
They are also an adept reggae band, while later recordings featured elements of other genres like funk, unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Originally formed as a jazz fusion ensemble under the name Mind Power, though the band’s members have objected to this term to describe their music. Bad Brains developed a very fast and intense punk rock sound which came to be labeled “hardcore”, the unique factor of the band’s music was the fact that they played more complex rhythms than other hardcore punk bands, hip hop and soul. Also adapting non, the band broke up and reformed several times over the years, bad Brains are followers of the Rastafari movement.
And was often played faster and more emphatically than the music of many of their peers. Bad Brains at 9:30 Club, punk style guitar riffs and solos into their songs. Mind Power became obsessed with punk rock and changed their name to “Bad Brains”, after the Ramones song “Bad Brain”, sometimes with different singers or drummers.