September 27, 2010  Via www.epitaphblog.com

Metromix: Q&A with Greg Graffin of Bad Religion


The punk rock singer discusses the intersection of evolution and anarchy in both his new book and his band’s new album
By Kirk Miller
September 27, 2010

“I have to take my daughter to swim practice.”

It’s not quite the sentence you’d expect out of Greg Graffin, one of the godfathers of punk rock. But Graffin, the lead singer of Bad Religion, defies any notion of what one would consider “punk.” Besides a rather straight-forward domestic life (split between Los Angeles and Ithaca, NY),  he’s also incredibly highbrow — his… Read More

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September 27, 2010  Via www.thebrpage.net

Germs of Perfection: a tribute to Bad Religion

MySpace and SPIN will release an exclusive Bad Religion tribute album next month. Here is what MySpace has written in their blog:

"For many, Bad Religion has been a hugely influential band who, beyond almost anyone’s expectations, is celebrating their 30th anniversary this year with the release of their new album, The Dissent Of Man. But that’s not all. The band has also helped us, along with our good friends at SPIN, in shaping Germs Of Perfection, an exclusive tribute album featuring artists like Tegan And Sara, Ted Leo, Fake Problems—along with nearly a dozen more—covering some of the band’s… Read More

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September 27, 2010  Via www.epitaphblog.com

A Tribute to Bad Religion: Germs of Perfection

MySpace is featuring an exclusive Bad Religion tribute ‘Germs of Perfection.’ Check out the first track, Tegan and Sara’s take on “Suffer”, click here.

For bands everywhere, it’s a right of passage. They can all, to some degree, remember the first time they heard the barreling guitars on “Generator.” Or recall the moment when they first stopped and really listened to Greg Graffin’s lyrics. (Which, these days, is probably followed by typing words like “denouement” into Dictionary.com.)

For many, Bad Religion has been a hugely influential band who, beyond almost anyone’s… Read More

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