Bad Brains Finish Documentary Production

Bad Brains have announced that it is in the final stages of production for its acclaimed documentary.

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Bad Brains have 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.

Thanks for the report to Metalunderground.com.

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    David_Bowie=GOD
    didn't even know they were making a documentary, but sounds awesome, ill have to see it when it comes out.
    Vicryl 2.0
    what does he mean 'ready for release in a Jamaican minute'? cant find Build a Nation CD in my place...
    ivri
    f#ck yeah 4 bb. i think its hilarious too how everyone except henry rollins needed an explaination as to who they were. henry you totally f#cking rule, dude!