One of the most volatile and acclaimed bands to rise out of the Washington, D.C., hardcore punk scene in the early '80s, Bad Brains overcame novelty status (four men of color playing punk) by mixing blazing speed and virtuosity with reggae riddims and social consciousness. Fronted by the often unpredictable HR Hudson, the band has been more on-again, off-again than a light switch over the years. Today, it appears the light is back on. We talked to HR, who's on tour with his reggae band, the Dubb Agents, about Bad Brains and his sometimes... More >>>