Bad Religion is a punk rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1979. T
San Fernando Valley, California
Punk rock, alternative rock, melodic hardcore, hardcore punk (early)
Tenacious D, Circle Jerks, Minor Threat, Government Issue, Dag Nasty, Daredevils, Bad4Good, Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, Error, Black President, Die Toten Hosen
Greg Graffin - lead vocals, piano, synthesizer, acoustic guitar, main songwriter
Brett Gurewitz - guitar, backing vocals, main songwriter
(1979–1983, 1986–1994, 2001–present)
Jay Bentley - bass, backing vocals
Brian Baker - lead guitar, percussion, backing vocals
Brooks Wackerman - drums, percussion
Mike Dimkich - guitar, backing vocals
Death By Stereo
Down By Law
Fall Out Boy
My Chemical Romance
Rage Against the Machine
Did You Know:
• Often credited for leading the revival of punk rock during the late 1980s.
• Formed in Los Angeles, California in 1980 by high school students Greg Graffin (vocals), Jay Bentley (bass guitar), Jay Ziskrout (drums), and Brett Gurewitz
• Epitaph Records, is managed and owned by Gurewitz. 1982
• Bad Religion departed from Atlantic Records in 2001 and returned to Epitaph.
Bad Religion Quotes
"....the songs are universal enough that in ten years time they should still hold up quite well."
"After so many years of doing this, we're really only interested in making a record, writing the songs and producing if we know it will be really good",