H.R. wearing a camo jacket

Finding Joseph I: An Oral History of H.R. from Bad Brains

by Howie Abrams Author and James Lathos Author

In this biography of the frontman for Bad Brains, follow along with H.R. as he develops the signature style of hardcore punk that Bad Brains is known for. A history of a chaotic and absolutely unique career, in this book authors Howie Abrams and James Lathos speak to the people that knew H.R. best, from Ian Mackaye, to Questlove, members of Sublime, Black Flag, Michael Franti and Spearhead, and the Deftones. Infusing punk with Rasta elements, H.R. brought a completely unique perspective to the music he made. This book seeks to commemorate his contributions, and canonize this legendary frontman in musical history. A must read for punk lovers everywhere, and for historians of music of all stripes.