Bad Brains | Build A Nation

badbrains2Build A Nation is a return to form for the band that helped define american punk and hardcore music. It also represents the first non-Beastie Boys studio album to be recorded at the Beastie Boys’ Oscilloscope Laboratories and Studio compound in New York City.

 

 

 

The first proper Bad Brains studio album in over a decade, Build A Nation, is scheduled to arrive in stores on June 26 on Megaforce Records.  Featuring all the original members of the group: HR, Darryl Jenifer, Dr. Know and Earl Hudson, Build A Nation was produced by long time fan, Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys.badbrains

“The Brains are one of most powerful and unique bands in the world,” stated Adam Yauch.  “They have been a huge influence on me, and it was an honor to work with them on this record."

Build A Nation is a return to form for the band that helped define american punk and hardcore music. It also represents the first non-Beastie Boys studio album to be recorded at the Beastie Boys’ Oscilloscope Laboratories and Studio compound in New York City.

In addition to Adam Yauch’s contribution, Shavo Odadjian from System Of A Down has directed the video for the single "Give Thanks And Praises," which was filmed live at Sasquatch Festival.

Bad Brains are currently preparing for a worldwide tour which will include several major festival appearances both in the USA and Europe. The following dates are confirmed.

6/24 — NY School Of Rock Festival, Asbury Park NJ
6/25 — NY Boat Ride, New York NY (yes, it's a cruise around NYC with Bad Brains playing!)
7/29 — The Rogers Picnic, Toronto CANADA
8/05 — Virgin Festival, Baltimore MD 

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