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Bad Religion Try To Sell Out

Roy Trakin, Addicted To Noise, 1996

YOU COULD SAY Bad Religion have something to prove. The veteran L.A. punk band are survivors of the West Coast's second great wave, the early '80s hardcore scene which took place at clubs like the Stardust and the Masque, those glorious days of safety pins and pogoing, when Hollywood put its own distinctive spin on the new, three-chords-and-a-cloud-of-dust music that was coming from New York and London – bands like the Ramones, the Sex Pistols, the Damned and the Clash.

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