Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Bad Religion: DOTM

After doing that last post for Bad Religion, I took a look at the Discography of the Moment that I did for them back in February 2007 and realized what a piss poor job I did of it.

Here is the new and improved DOTM for Bad Religion.

Bad Religion
Released in November 1981 by Epitaph Records.
Produced by Bad Religion.
Band Lineup:
Greg Graffin - vocals; Bretty Gurewitz - guitar; Jay Bentley - bass; Jay Ziskrout - drums.
Tracks: 6

How Could Hell Be Any Worse?
Released in 1982 by Epitaph.
Produced by Bad Religion.
Lineup changes:
Pete Finestone replaced Jay Ziskrout for about half the album.
Tracks: 14
Highlights:
"We're Only Gonna Die" "Fuck Armageddon...This is Hell" "In the Night" "White Trash"

Into the Unknown
Released in 1983 by Epitaph.
Produced by Bad Religion.
Lineup changes:
Paul Dedona replaced Jay Bentley on bass and Davy Goldman replaced Pete Finestone on drums.
Tracks: 8

Back to the Known
Released in 1985 by Epitaph.
Produced by Brett Gurewitz and Bad Religion.
Lineup changes:
Tim Gallegos replaced Paul Dedona on bass; Pete Finestone returned on drums; Greg Hetson replaced Brett Gurewitz on guitar.
Tracks: 5
Highlights:
"Yesterday" "Along the Way"

Suffer
Released in September 1988 by Epitaph.
Produced by Bad Religion.
Lineup changes:
Brett Gurewitz returned on guitar but Greg Hetson remained as a 2nd guitar player.
Jay Bentley returned on bass.
Tracks: 15
Highlights:
"You Are the Government" "Give You Nothing" "Do What You Want"

No Control
Released in November 1989 by Epitaph.
Produced by Bad Religion.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 15
Highlights:
"Change of Ideas" "I Want to Conquer the World" "Sanity" "It Must Look Pretty Appealing" "You" "I Want Something More"

Against the Grain
Released in November 1990 by Epitaph.
Produced by Bad Religion.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 17
Highlights:
"Modern Man" "Operation Rescue" "21st Century Digital Boy"

80-85
Compilation album released in November 1991 by Epitaph.
Contains the albums How Could Hell Be Any Worse? and the EPs Bad Religion and Back to the Known. It also includes some tracks from a compilation album they were on early in their career.

Generator
Released in March 1992 by Epitaph.
Produced by Bad Religion.
Lineup changes:
Bobby Schayer replaced Pete Finestone on drums.
Tracks: 11
Highlights:
"Generator" "The Answer" "Only Entertainment"

Recipe for Hate
Released in September 1993 by Epitaph.
Produced by Bad Religion.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 14
Highlights:
"Recipe for Hate" "American Jesus" "All Good Soldiers" "Struck A Nerve" "Modern Day Catastrophists"

Stranger Than Fiction
Released in September 1994 by Atlantic Records.
Produced by Andy Wallace and Bad Religion.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 15
Highlights:
"Incomplete" "The Handshake" "Better Off Dead" "Infected" "Individual" "Marked" "Inner Logic" "What It Is" "21st Century Digital Boy"

All Ages
Compilation album released in November 1995 by Epitaph.
Tracks: 22

The Gray Race
Released in February 1996 by Atlantic.
Produced by Ric Ocasek.
Lineup changes:
Brett Gurewitz was replaced by Brian Baker on guitar.
Tracks: 15
Hightlights:
"A Walk" "Punk Rock Song" "Ten in 2010" "Drunk Sincerity" "Come Join Us"

Tested
Live album released in January 1997 (in Europe only) by Epic.
Produced by Bad Religion and Ronnie Kimball.
Tracks: 27

No Substance
Released in May 1998 by Atlantic.
Produced by Bad Religion, Alex Perialas and Ronnie Kimball.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 16
Hightlights:
"Hear It" "No Substance" "In So Many Ways"

The New America
Released in May 2000 by Atlantic.
Produced by Todd Rundgren.
No lineup changes:
Tracks: 13
Highlights:
"New America" "I Love My Computer" "The Hopeless Housewife"

The Process of Belief
Released in January 2002 by Epitaph.
Produced by Brett Gurewitz and Greg Graffin.
Lineup changes:
Brett Gurewitz returned as a 3rd guitar player and Brooks Wackerman replaced Bobby Schayer on drums.
Tracks: 14
Highlights:
"Supersonic" "Sorrow"

Punk Rock Songs
Compilation album released in April 2002 by Epic.
Produced by Bad Religion.
Tracks: 20

The Empire Strikes First
Released in June 2004 by Epitaph.
Produced by Brett Gurewitz and Greg Graffin.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 14
Highlights:
"Sinister Rouge" "Let Them Eat War"

New Maps of Hell
Released in July 2007 by Epitaph.
Produced by Joe Barresi.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 16
Highlights:
"New Dark Ages" "Dearly Beloved"

The Dissent of Man
Released in September 2010 by Epitaph
Produced by Joe Barresi
No lineup changes
Tracks: 15
Highlights:
"Ad Hominem" "Only Rain" "Pride and the Pallor" "Someone to Believe" and "Avalon"

1 comment:

  1. The Empire Strikes First has grown on me a bit. I still think that "Los Angeles is Burning" is that record's best song though.

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