Metascore
68

Generally favorable reviews - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 14
  2. Negative: 0 out of 14
  1. Jan 30, 2013
    60
    The midtempo grunge-metal and reggae jams, more sustainable channels for grown-ass anger, feel most like home.
  2. Jan 2, 2013
    60
    True, some of the reggae songs a re a bit lightweight, but on the punk numbers, Bad Brains' righteous fevour remains undimmed. [24 Nov 2012, p.53]
  3. Dec 6, 2012
    50
    Into the Future ultimately stands as a middling Bad Brains effort.
  4. Nov 28, 2012
    59
    Sloppiness has crept into their once-perfect attack, and there is a certain any-era-of-modern-rock, unstuck-in-time vibe to the production choices and songwriting.
  5. Nov 27, 2012
    50
    These sky-surfing legends may have another great album in 'em yet, but for all its intermittently irie moments, Into the Future isn't it.
  6. 60
    While Into the Future, like Build a Nation before it, harkens back to the Brains' golden age, it's not the ROIR Sessions. The band couldn't recreate that sort of spitfire aggression today if they tried, and it would be almost unfair to expect them to. But it's close.
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  1. Nov 28, 2012
    8
    If you wanna hear old bad brains go do that. this is an unforgiving new brand, still as shredtastically brutal as before, but a little bitIf you wanna hear old bad brains go do that. this is an unforgiving new brand, still as shredtastically brutal as before, but a little bit older, more mature, more smart. just as political, just as fun, just as badass. freakin awesome. Full Review »