D.C. punk activist Mark Andersen enters the dark heart of Bad Brains in 2012 in this week’s cover story, “I Against I”:
A certain word kept popping up in conversations with other folks: schizophrenia. A former manager, Paul Cornwell, used it when I interviewed him for Dance of Days, as does Guy Oseary, from Maverick Records, in A Band in DC. A more professionally grounded diagnosis can’t be found, for everyone close to H.R. says the same thing: He won’t see a doctor. With that in mind, I wasn’t quite sure it was even right to go see Bad Brains perform.
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Photograph by Darrow Montgomery