Was 2013 the year Santa went #seapunk? Only one way to find out: dive deep into SPIN’s handpicked batch of 2013 holiday songs, running the gamut from remade yuletide carols… More »


Don’t be fooled by the scatological moniker and six-string shredding—Diarrhea Planet is a gang of goofballs with a keen taste for pop. “All of us are big pop music fans,” More »

See Bad Religion Convert a Young Punk to the Cause in ‘True North’ Video

In our interview with Bad Religion’s Brett Gurewitz about the legendary Los Angeles punk band’s new album True North, the 50-year-old guitarist explains that, “When we write, if we’re successful with… More »

Bad Religion Blaze Ahead With ‘Past Is Dead’ on ‘Fallon’

Bad Religion tore it up on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night (January 30), with a searing take of the bitterly unsentimental “Past Is Dead,” off the punk icons’ More »


Bad Religion, ‘True North’ (Epitaph)

On “Fuck You,” the latest radio-unfriendly riposte from melodic punks Bad Religion, frontman Greg Graffin juxtaposes the basest phrase in English with a reference to Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov. For… More »

You aren’t always the music you make. Bad Religion co-founder Brett Gurewitz spends most of his time running Epitaph Records and as a family man whose musical tastes run more… More »

Long before Frank Ocean changed the game with a song called “Bad Religion,” there was (and is) Bad Religion, the original “oozin’ aahs-in'” melodic punk band who gave us the strongly… More »


For over 30 years, L.A. punks Bad Religion have been pacesetters and influencers for hundreds of bands who rock heavy — a legacy SPIN celebrated last year with Germs ofMore »

For 21 years, Los Angeles’ alt-rock radio stalwart KROQ has thrown the holiday ball to end all. Set at the Gibson Amphitheater, which itself is seated within the Universal Studios… More »

In our November issue, SPIN celebrates 30 years of the iconic label Epitaph Records, tracing its rise from a DIY imprint founded by Brett Gurewitz to a powerhouse label that… More »


The original Los Angeles punk rock scene lived fast, died young, and left behind hair metal. Meanwhile, Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz started Epitaph Records in a closet in theMore »

Bad Religion, ‘The Dissent of Man’ (Epitaph)

Three decades is a long time to stay mad. But on their 15th album, these venerable West Coast punks are as revved-up and pissed-off as ever, railing about everything from… More »