Band: Bad Religion
Album: Punk Rock Song
Release Date: May 1996
Music Genre: Punk Rock
Label: Dragnet Records
Release Country: Europe
Record Type: 4 Tracks CD
Punk/Rock band formed in 1980 in San Fernando Valley/Los Angeles, CA, US by Greg Graffin (vocals), Brett Gurewitz (guitar), Jay Ziskrout (drums), and Jay Bentley (bass). All the members were teenagers when the band started. Only Graffin has remained with the band through every phase of its career, although Bentley and Gurewitz have participated for substantial chunks of time. Graffin and Gurewitz are the band's primary songwriters, with other members contributing occasionally. The band is known for their rapid-fire songs with a melodic edge and strong backing harmonies.
Bad Religion released their first record, a self-titled EP, in 1981 on Epitaph Records, a label Gurewitz started after borrowing money from his father. The band released their first full length, "How Could Hell Be Any Worse?", in 1982. Midway through the recording for the album, Ziskrout quit the band and the record was finished with drummer Pete Finestone. In 1983, the band abruptly shifted gears, issuing the keyboard-heavy, prog rock influenced "Into The Unknown", on which neither Bentle (...)
|1||Punk Rock Song||2:27|
|2||The Universal Cynic||2:15|
|4||Punk Rock Song (German Language Version)||2:27|
Tracks 1 and 4 recorded and mixed at Electric Lady Studios, NYC, October and November 1995. Mastered at Sterling Sound, NYC. Published by Polypterus Music / Warner-Tamerlane.
Track 1 taken from the album "The Gray Race" (DRA 483652 9/0/3) (DRA 483652 2/1/4).
Track 4 taken from the album "The Gray Race" (DRA 483652 9/0/3).
Track 2 published by Polypterus Music / Warner-Tamerlane.
Track 3 published by Polypterus Music / Warner Chappell - One Trick Pony Music.
"The Ithaca Session" - previously unavailable.
℗ 1996 Sony Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH
© 1996 Sony Music Entertainment (Germany) GmbH
Made in Austria.