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Bad Brains – Rock For Light (1983) Vinyl Album LP

Band: Bad Brains

Album: Rock For Light

Release Date:

Music Genre: Punk Rock Reggae Hardcore

Label: PVC Records

Release Country: United States

Record Type: 17 Tracks Vinyl Album LP

American rock band formed in Washington, D.C. in 1977, widely regarded as the pioneers of hardcore punk. They are also an adept reggae band, while later recordings featured elements of other genres like funk, heavy metal, hip hop and soul. Bad Brains are followers of the Rastafari movement. Originally formed as a jazz fusion ensemble under the name Mind Power.

Classic line-up:
H.R. (Paul D. Hudson) — lead vocals (1978–1987, 1989–1990, 1994–1995, 1998–present), guitar (1977–1978)
Dr. Know (Gary Miller (4)) — guitar (1977–1995, 1998–present)
Darryl Jenifer — bass (1977–1995, 1998–present)
Earl Hudson — drums, percussion (1977–1987, 1989–1990, 1994–1995, 1998–present)

The original line up broke up many times and some musicians replaced H.R. and Earl Hudson:


17 Tracks
A1 Coptic Times2:13
A2 Attitude1:12
A3 We Will Not1:40
A4 Sailin' On1:50
A5 Rally Round Jah Throne4:44
A6 Right Brigade2:30
A7 F.V.K. (Fearless Vampire Killers)0:48
A8 Riot Squad2:02
A9 The Meek Shall Inherit The Earth3:43
B1 Joshua's Song0:34
B2 Banned In D.C.2:05
B3 How Low Can A Punk Get1:55
B4 Big Takeover2:40
B5 I And I Survive5:13
B6 Destroy Babylon1:25
B7 Rock For Light1:25
B8 At The Movies2:20

℗ 1983 MetroTube Productions, Inc.

© 1983 Bad Brains (ASCAP)

Marketed by Jem Records Inc.

Printed in U.S.A.

Recorded and mixed at: Synchro Sound Studios, Boston, Mass.

Mastered at: 52nd St. Studios, L.A.

Track A1: P.M.A. is positive mental attitude

All praises to the all mighty creator Jah Rasta Far I

H.I.M. Haile Selassie I

Including a printed dust sleeve with lyrics and credits

Rated 4.5/5 based on 38 customer reviews

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