HR Releasing New Album


    HR (front man of iconic punk band, Bad Brains) Releasing New Solo Album, “Give Thanks” on Oct 18th via Hardline Entertainment

    From the video channel of Jamie Brewster

    Paul “HR” Hudson is best known as the front man of the iconic punk band, Bad Brains, that formed in 1979. With unprecedented speed and precision, Bad Brains took the Washington, DC music scene by storm and quickly became the most influential band in American punk history, breaking down cultural barriers and creating emotionally charged music centered on the message of maintaining a positive mental attitude (PMA). This concept of PMA continues to inspire HR’s fans.

    Early in his career, HR became interested in reggae and the Rastafarian movement. These pursuits transformed him, and he began to focus more on the spiritual nature of reggae rather than the fast lifestyle of the punk scene. In 1984, HR formed his reggae-rock band Human Rights, which has performed and recorded in various incarnations for more than three decades. The current incarnation has a refined yet organic energy that hasn’t been felt since the early days of Human Rights.

    HR’s music speaks to the youth of today encouraging them to practice gratitude, to never give up on their dreams, and to live in unity. His new solo album, “Give Thanks” will be released Oct 18th via Hardline Entertainment.

    From the video channel of Emilio U

    Tour Dates

    July 9
    HR (of Bad Brains) & Downtown Brown w/ Joel Castillo Music
    Kcmo, MO

    JUL 10
    HR (of Bad Brains) & Downtown Brown
    Omaha, NE

    JUL 11
    HR (of Bad Brains) & Downtown Brown w/ Downtown Brown
    Boomtown United
    Saint Louis, MO

    JUL 12
    HR (of Bad Brains) & Downtown Brown
    Chicago, IL

    JUL 13
    HR (of Bad Brains) & Downtown Brown
    w/ Downtown Brown, J Navarro & The Traitors
    Ferndale, MI

    JUL 17
    HR (of Bad Brains) & Human Rights
    Ithaca, NY

    JUL 18
    HR (of Bad Brains) and Human Rights w/ The Mongols, The Buckos
    Harrisburg, PA

    AUG 02
    HR (of Bad Brains) at Queens Hall w/ Slagerij
    Nuneaton, United Kingdom

    AUG 03
    Rebellion Festival
    Blackpool, United Kingdom

    AUG 04
    HR (of Bad Brains) at Rebellion Manchester w/ Slagerij
    Manchester, United Kingdom

    AUG 05
    HR (of Bad Brains) at Audio Glasgow w/ Slagerij
    Glasgow, United Kingdom

    AUG 06
    HR (of Bad Brains) at Think Tank?
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    AUG 07
    HR (of Bad Brains) at Brudenell Social Club w/ Slagerij
    Leeds, United Kingdom

    AUG 09
    HR (of Bad Brains) at The Underworld w/ Slagerij
    London, United Kingdom

    AUG 10
    HR (of Bad Brains) at The Fleece Bristol w/ Slagerij
    Bristol, United Kingdom

    AUG 11
    HR (of Bad Brains) at Bedford Esquires
    Bedford, United Kingdom


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