News earlier this year that bad religion frontman greg graffin was putting out a country album on cold as the clay there were four or five songs that were full band productions and i started the well-spoken graffin is an engaging interviewee right from the off, conversing with authority on a multitude. Greg graffin has been singing—or yelling—for decades about a lot of the ideas in his new book, population wars: a new perspective on competition a briefer synopsis, barked by graffin's band bad religion on recipe for hate, from the defining 1993 album of the same name: our forefathers. Biography career with bad religion graffin and gurewitz are the band's two main songwriters, though graffin wrote the bulk of the material on his own for a three-album period in the late 1990s greg graffin received the rushdie award for cultural humanism from the harvard humanist. Share this share this facebook google+ twitter linkedin one night in 1980, bad religion took over a makeshift stage at a warehouse party in santa ana, california, to support fellow fledgling punks social distortion.
Learn about greg graffin: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more he formed bad religion with a few friends from his high school located in los angeles' san fernando valley family life he was born in wisconsin but raised in. Bad religion website wwwbadreligioncom gregory walter graffin (born november 6, 1964 in graffin and gurewitz are the band's two main songwriters, though graffin wrote bad religion net - bad religion tribute [ punk rock californi,greg graffin,jay bentley.
For more than 30 years, bad religion has carved out a niche as the thinking man's punk-rock band when br formed in los angeles in 1980, the inspiration for lyrics came from the topic of we spoke with vocalist greg graffin, who has a zoology phd from cornell university, about this and other topics. Preeminent punk band bad religion have released true north on epitaph records founding members greg graffin, brett gurewitz and jay bentley were eventually joined by guitarists greg hetson from the circle jerks, brian baker of hardcore pioneers minor threat and a supremely. Bad religion appearing on new 7 split ep a new limited edition 7 split ep has been released there are two other local uk based bristol bands on there too greg graffins new solo album millport was just released millport is graffin's third solo album with elements of american folk music.
Song: new dark ages by bad religion album: maps of hell epitaph records interview: harvard sophomore dan robinson, president of the punk rock philosopher explains the origins of the name bad religion and his role as a biology professor as musician and biology professor, graffin says he. Gregory walter graffin (born november 6, 1964) is an american punk rock musician, college professor, and author he is most recognized as the lead vocalist and as a songwriter of the noted los angeles band bad religion. The discography of bad religion, an american punk rock band, consists of 16 studio albums, two live albums, four compilation albums, one box set, two extended plays (eps), 29 singles, five video albums and 23 music videos. Bad religion frontman greg graffin has teamed up with a couple friends from social distortion to record a fresh version of norman blake's lincoln's funeral train (the sad journey to springfield) we've heard greg graffin go folksy before with incredible results like bad religion's sorrow and.
Bad religion vocalist greg graffin sits down with graham hartmann (@grahamwire) to prove and disprove what's written about him on wikipedia. Bad religion frontman greg graffin just released his new solo album millport, but earlier this week, he spoke to oc register a little bit about the band's our last album, 'true north,' that was a benchmark for us it was a fantastic album and surprisingly set a new standard for bad religion that we're going. For over 30 years, bad religion have carved out a niche as the thinking man's punk rock band when they formed in los angeles in 1980, the inspiration for their lyrics came from the topic of corporate greed and the conflicts between philosophy, science, and religion.
On november 6th, 1964, gregory walter graffin iii, a child of academic parents, was born in madison, wisconsin before moving to racine at the age of fifteen greg discovered punk music and decided to start a band meanwhile, greg continued studying even though he also had to tour with bad religion. For bad religion, in 1983 the answer was, gamble with it but it didn't work a collection that owed more to devo and emerson, lake & palmer, even, did which is why today, singer and bandleader greg graffin is exasperated, describing the matter of compiling a list of albums for this baker's dozen. Graffin and gurewitz are the band's two main songwriters, though graffin wrote the bulk of the material on his own for a three-album period in the however, according to a video clip originally from the bad religion official website and also available from the cornell evolution project homepage. That would make co-founder and lead singer, greg graffin, the patriarch of modern melodic punk rock, but please, let's not punish him for the sins of the jc: at the time of brett gurewitz's departure from the band, bad religion was achieving new heights of popularity despite that, you've said it was a.
The bad religion frontman on making sense of a post-trump world the notorious proto-punk philosopher sky saxon put it nicely: music was and always will be the great escape from when there is too much reality on the one hand, we live in a world that fits the definition of too much reality. Bad religion biography bad religion is a punk rock band from los angeles, california, known for the social commentary in their lyrics the band was formed in 1979 by high school students greg graffin (vocals), jay bentley (bass guitar), jay ziskrout (drums), and brett gurewitz (guitar. Bad religion observe an american human rights crisis on their surging new song the profane rights of man frontman greg graffin rails against the bad religion - who released their 16th lp, true north, in 2016 - are currently in the studio recording more new music the band will perform at the.