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Bad Brains Announces Final Stages of Production For Documentary; Posts Move Teaser

BAD BRAINS has announced that it is in the final stages of production for its acclaimed documentary. No release date has been set yet.

The yet-untitled film was directed by Mandy Stein and Ben Logan and traces the history of the band from their formation in Washington, D.C. in 1979 to the present day. In addition to tons of footage from the band’s vault, the movie includes interviews with all four members (vocalist HR, guitarist Dr. Know, bassist Darryl Jenifer and drummer Earl Hudson) and their manager Anthony Countey, as well as testimonials from Henry Rollins, ex-Minor Threat and Fugazi vocalist Ian MacKaye, ex-Minor Threat guitarist Lyle Preslar, ex-Cro Mags vocalist Jon Joseph and guitarist Harley Flanagan, Murphys Law guitarist Jimmy Gestapo and Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch, who produced Bad Brains 2007 album Build a Nation.

In addition to giving birth to the hardcore movement with their song “Pay to Cum” and inspiring all of the aforementioned musicians in the process, the Bad Brains had a huge influence on a new breed of late ‘80 and early ’90s metal bands, including Living Colour, Faith No More, 24-7 Spyz and Fishbone. While the Bad Brains flick is currently in post-production, it will be ready for release in a Jamaican minute.

Check out the a preview for the documentary here:

Source: Headbanger's Blog

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10 Comments on "Bad Brains Finishes Documentary Production"

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1. J.R. writes:

Cool. Bad Brains are awesome!

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2. Chazz writes:

Bad Brains on MetalUnderground? That's kind of...weird...

# Jan 30, 2009 @ 4:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. G writes:

To post #2: To me, it's not weird. Bad Brains have inspired and influenced a lot of metal musicians.

# Jan 30, 2009 @ 9:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Chazz writes:

Not only do I like the Bad Brains, but it just seems weird that they're on MetalUnderground.

# Feb 3, 2009 @ 3:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Diamond Oz writes:

Just a little heads up about the article, Jimmy Gestapo is the singer of Murphy's Law, not the guitarist.

# Feb 3, 2009 @ 3:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. J.R. writes:

"it will be ready for release in a Jamaican minute"

I wonder what that means, "in a Jamaican minute".

# Feb 5, 2009 @ 2:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Diamond Oz writes:

It basically means whenever they're ready. Quite a few people here in Britain say stuff like that as in "I'll have it done in a Jamaican five minutes" means I'll have it done in a day.

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8. XWigglesX writes:

Great band. Has anyone seen the doco American Hardcore?

# Feb 5, 2009 @ 4:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Chazz writes:

To post 7:

Wow, I've never heard of the Jamacian minute phrase before.

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10. Uncle Al writes:

ALL HAIL BAD BRAINS!

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