Riff: Bad Brains – “Come Down”

Nov 20, 2012


from Come Down lyrics by Bad Brains

By far the simplest cut on the album, this 1:25-length instrumental is also the best hardcore/punk song here. The uptempo dissonance between the main riff’s chords makes “Come Down” seem way less dated than the other punk songs on “Into The Future” – here BB actually live up to the album’s name.

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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