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The best album credited to Bad Brains is Bad Brains which is ranked number 1,022 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 1,829.

Bad Brains is ranked number 656 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 2,677.

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Bad Brains best albums

The following albums by Bad Brains are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1982
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1983
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Total albums: 15. Page 1 of 2

This may not be a complete discography for Bad Brains.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Bad Brains bestography composition

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1960s 0 0%
1970s 0 0%
1980s 5 0%
1990s 6 0%
2000s 3 0%
2010s 1 0%
2020s 0 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 14 93%
Yes 1 7%
Live? Albums %
No 13 87%
Yes 2 13%

Bad Brains best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 85 (43 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 85 (40 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 83 (33 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 83 (32 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 83 (36 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 83 (31 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 82 (31 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 82 (31 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 81 (32 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 81 (10 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album I Against I)
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Rating: 81 (31 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 80 (31 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 80 (5 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Rock For Light)
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Rating: 80 (5 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 80 (5 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 80 (5 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 80 (5 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 80 (6 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 80 (7 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Rock For Light)
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Bad Brains ratings

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 19 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 3% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 79.6/100, a mean average of 82.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 82.1/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 13.0.

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From 01/23/2020 14:41
Great influential band that is highly underrated on BEA. Their debut is incredible featuring hardcore and reggae songs quite the mix. Several years later they mixed it up again on I Against I which features more metal and funk. They never broke through commercially but you better believe the underground knew all about them.
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From 04/09/2013 04:03
Of course punk would flourish in D.C. Bad Brains was a big part of the reason why. These guys played faster than everyone, until they slowed it down for one of their reggae tracks that is. Bad Brains would also go on to kick start the NYC hardcore scene after their unofficial ban in several D.C. clubs convinced them to set off for more depraved pastures.
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