Bad Brains


FUEL: The Vegan Ironman Diet of Cro-Mags' John Joseph

In addition to being one of the most prominent figures in New York hardcore, John Joseph trains hard—without consuming any meat or dairy.


How-To: "No Death, No Dairy" Lasagna

John Joseph, lead singer of the Cro-Mags and Bloodclot, is here to teach you how to make a healthy version of lasagna that actually tastes good.


Noisey Beats 1: Illmind, Howie Abrams, and Bay Area Rap

Tune into episode 78 of Noisey Radio on Beats 1 this Saturday at 9 AM EST/6 AM PST and Sunday 9 PM EST/6 PM PST.


How Bad Brains Created the Best Funk Metal Album 30 Years Ago

'I Against I' calcified a combination of hard rock and funk into something sexy, heavy, and thoroughly modern.


Staff Picks and Good Shit for the Week of October 10

Here's what the Noisey editors were listening to this week while welcoming our hologram overlords.


'Salad Days' Indeed: Check Out the Trailer for the Upcoming DC Hardcore Documentary

PLUS, catch rare clips at the CBGB fest with Noisey EIC Fred Pessaro, and look out for the badass release party in DC in December!


A Tribute to Tribute Albums

They can be a great way to honor a band or they can crash and burn horribly.


John Joseph of Cro-Mags Has the Craziest Stories Ever

We talked to the legendary hardcore frontman about his new book, his walking tours, and whatever else he wanted to tell us.


Anarchy in Hip-Hop

Hip-hop and punk were born at about the same time, in the same place, with the same rebellious and aggressive spirit; however, their fashion aesthetics have always clashed. But somewhere along the line that changed, because today’s MCs look like first...


Adorable Little Girl is Infectiously Elated To Hear Bad Brains For The First Time

Most of us can remember what it felt like to hear punk rock for the first time, but usually it involves a sense of empowerment, possibility, and anger, not flailing your arms, falling down, and smashing into furniture.


Did Bad Brains Rip Off Their New Album Cover?

All signs point to yes, and they could face legal action under Creative Commons law.


Interview with David Yow about Baseball and Movies

Jesus Lizard singer David Yow never dug Bad Brains, or baseball, but may be starring in a movie about one.