God of Love This sixth album reunites the Rasta-core icons with each other and with producer Ric Ocasek, who helmed 1983's masterful Rock for Light . The Brains'… God of Love This sixth album reunites the Rasta-core icons with each other and with producer Ric Ocasek, who helmed 1983's masterful Rock for Light . The Brains'… Bad Brains Rock
Music Review

Music Review: 'God of Love' (1995)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Lead Performance: Bad Brains; Genre: Rock

This sixth album reunites the Rasta-core icons with each other and with producer Ric Ocasek, who helmed 1983's masterful Rock for Light. The Brains' ingenious trademark fusion of disparate elements is tempered here, with several refined reggae and metal (rather than hardcore) leanings. Although it lacks Light's frenetic, skanky edge, Love's accessibility should reel in a new post-Green Day audience. A-

Originally posted May 12, 1995 Published in issue #274 May 12, 1995 Order article reprints