H.R., legendary front-man of Bad Brains, will be releasing his new solo album “Hey Wella.” The first single titled, “Didn’t I Tell You” was successfully released on August 5, 2008 and the title track “Hey Wella” followed up with an August 19, 2008 release via all digital retail outlets including iTunes, Yahoo, among other websites. The official album release date has been changed to October 21, 2008, with physical availability slated for the same time. International release dates are to be announced at a later date.
Regarding the progress of the new album H.R. shares, “Things are moving along well with the promotion of the new manuscript. I am touring and getting a great response from fans from the first two singles we recently released.”
H.R. showcases his musical genius, original vocals, and dynamic performances by exploring the worlds of reggae, hardcore rock and hip-hop beats. This new album is HR’s most recent contribution to supporters all over the world and many, including Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters who thinks it is a killer album, agree is possibly one of his best works of art to date. With music written by Grant “OG” Garretson (drums/guitar) and produced by a three time Grammy winner, David Darlington, “Hey Wella” is one of the most highly anticipated albums to be released in years.
For more information, visit his MySpace page at http://www.myspace.com/hrofficial or visit his label DC Hardcore at www.dchardcore.com.
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Paul “HR” Hudson is the legendary frontman of Bad Brains. Noted as the pioneers of hardcore punk, Bad Brains put out over fifteen albums throughout their career, landing them as #99 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock, and placing HR #38 in Swindle Magazine’s 100 Most Notable Icon’s of our Generation. Many of today’s popular artists such as Beastie Boys, Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers, 311, Sublime, Lil Jon, P.O.D., System of a Down, Def Tones owe their present careers to the style invented by HR and the Bad Brains. HR is now coming back into the spotlight as a solo artist, with his new full length album “Hey Wella” to be released October 21, 2008. Music written by Grant “OG” Garretson (drums and guitar) and produced by a three time Grammy winner, David Darlington, “Hey Wella” is one of the most highly anticipated albums to be released in years.