New Maps of Hell
Bad Religion

by Carl Macki

New Maps of Hell
Bad Religion
Epitaph Records
Produced by Joe Barresi
Length:
38:40

Tracks

1. 52 seconds
2. Heroes & Martyrs
3. Germs Of Perfection
4. New Dark Ages
5. Requiem For Dissent
6. Before You Die
7. Honest Goodbye
8. Dearly Beloved
9. Grains of Wrath
10. Murder
11.Scrutiny
12. Prodigal Son
13. The Grand Delusion
14. Lost Pilgrim
15. Submission Complete
16. Fields of Mars

Members

 

Greg Graffin vocals
Brett Gurewitz guitar, background vocals
Greg Hetson guitar
Jay Bentley bass, background vocals
Brian Baker guitar
Brooks Wackerman drums

Bad Religion, headliners of the current year's Vans Warped Tour, have recently put out this their fourteenth album. It is a follow up to "The Empire Strikes First," and Greg Graffin's solo work,  "Cold As The Clay."
While "New Maps of Hell" may sound like some of their other recent stuff. I think it is worth listening to--the more the better.

There's nothing like that old time thrash Bad Religion and "New Maps of Hell" hits the listener hard like a chunk of concrete.

It is good to hear their charging brand of hardcore -- such a relief from the many bands that have tried to copy from them.

LINKS

links and photos courtesy Epitaph Records

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