Chuck Mosley, the early frontman who appeared on the first two albums by hard-to-pin-down Bay Area outfit Faith No More and later replaced H.R. in seminal hardcore group Bad Brains, died this week “due to the disease of addiction,” his family announced today. He was 57.
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Chicago’s Riot Fest this morning unveiled the lineup for its three-day September festival, which will be headlined by Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and a reunited Jawbreaker. Also on the bill: New Order, Ministry, Dinosaur Jr, X, Bad Brains, Buzzcocks, GBH, Fishbone and Alice Bag.
For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present offer this “120 X-Ray” segment on Washington, D.C., hardcore pioneers Bad Brains that aired in 1990, a few months after the release of the band’s fourth album, Quickness. Host Dave Kendall chats up guitarist Doctor Know and bassist Darryl Jenifer.
Chicago’s Riot Fest — set for Sept. 13-15 in the Windy City’s Humboldt Park — tonight unveiled its jam-packed lineup, which includes Violent Femmes, Blondie, Black Flag spinoff FLAG, Motorhead, Bad Religion, Dinosaur Jr, X, Bob Mould, Bad Brains, The Selecter, Mission of Burma and more.
This week’s new releases include a 10CD career-spanning box set from Roxy Music, Redd Kross’ first new studio album in 15 years (‘Researching the Blues’), a new live album from The Specials and a vintage one from Bad Brains, and new compilations from Frankie Goes to Hollywood and Jesus Jones.
Last night, the reunited Big Audio Dynamite returned to the American airwaves with a performance of ‘Rob Peter Pay Paul’ — the original lineup’s first new song in 21 years — on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.’