Bad Religion Next Album Will Be Their Last

Bad Religion frontman Greg Graffin revealed that the band will probably not record any more albums after the next one.

Bad Religion Next Album Will Be Their Last
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Dying Scene is reporting that Bad Religion frontman Greg Graffin revealed at the band's concert at the House of Blues in Boston, Massachusetts nearly three weeks ago (Friday, April 29) that the band will probably not record any more albums after the next one. He stated, "After this year you probably won't be seeing much more of us. We're going to try one more album and then all join the navy, do honest work." Bad Religion has gone on hiatus at least one time, most notably between 1983's "Into The Unknown" and 1988's "Suffer", as Graffin attempted to move back to his hometown in Wisconsin to get instate-tuition at Madison. He eventually had to move back to Los Angeles as he wasn't allowed to take part in the academic program as a non-Wisconsin resident. Instead he enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he got his Bachelor of Arts in biology and a Bachelor of Science in Geology. In 1987 he received his Master of Science in Geology before doing some field work in North, Central and South America. During that period, the other members of the band were busy with various side projects or continued going to school. Bad Religion released their last album "The Dissent Of Man" nearly eight months ago. To promote the album, they recently did a US tour with Rise Against, which began last month and came to an end last Saturday (May 14th) at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. The band will tour again this summer in Europe and then join this September's Soundwave Festival in Australia, with Van Halen, Alice Cooper, Hole, Panic! At The Disco, Alter Bridge and Danzig on the bill.

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    SuicidalFreak
    Even though Bad Religion has made a lot of money for years, I think it's too soon for them to break up or retire.
    offspring_punk
    Yeah, I really think they might be taking this out of context. This is a poor article to publish. He didn't come right out and say "we're done". He was clearly making some kind of joke. I won't be convinced until we have a real quote.
    dethskar0
    Yeah. The whole Navy thing makes it a joke, but it could be half true. Who knows. And NOFX said they'd quit 10 years after Bad Religion. But I didn't care too much for The Dissent of Man anyway. I liked New Maps Of Hell... The Empire Strikes First was amazing... But I don't know. I wouldn't be disappointed if they call it quits. They're all old and have families and other obligations. If they are done, they had a good run. And I find it funny that the article starts mentioning Graffin's degrees and all that, but completely leave out the fact that he has a Ph.D. and teaches a class at UCLA...
    Petey D
    B.R. has had a hell of a run, I wouldn't think less of them if they did decide to retire, but at the same time, I wouldn't at all be surprised if the released ten or twenty more albums.
    captainperoxide
    Glad I got to see them once at least. If Greg moves to Madison, I'm going to make it my business to run into him accidentally on the street, strike up a conversation and become best friends.
    rain-man
    After this year you probably won't be seeing much more of us. We're going to try one more album and then all join the navy, do honest work.
    I dunno, I could see that being him joking around. If there's one thing Bad Religion are good at, it's using sarcasm to make a point.
    Jc447
    @SuicidalFreak It's not about the money, man. And no way in hell am I passing up seeing them at Soundwave Revolution. But I do agree, too soon for them to retire. They can keep going.
    SumFX
    Tis a shame, they are a great band. I Doubt they will retire, i have a feeling they will still tour but not release more albums.