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BAD RELIGION PREMIERE NEW VIDEO FOR TRUE NORTH ON ROLLING STONE.COM
Band to Tour In Support Of Top 20 Success
The renowned punk band Bad Religion have released a video for the title song of their new hit album True North. The simple yet evocative clip features an iconic young punk listening to the band’s music alone in his room while getting ready to go out, a powerful visual that flawlessly captures the unassuming yet crucial moment so many of the band’s fans have lived.
As director Zach Merck explains "I wanted the video to simply capture a feeling that every single one of us has had throughout our years. This is a band that has directly influenced generation after generation of punk rockers, and punk music in its truest form is something that we have and understand that the masses never will. There is something very special and personal about discovering the music on a new album, especially with Bad Religion, so that's what this video concept became – that intense private moment that happens to all of us….alone with our music, inspired by the lyrics...us against the world."
Bad Religion’s new album True North was released to widespread critical acclaim and has proved their highest charting release to date. The record celebrates the power of cogent punk in the face of personal pain and adversity and is of the band’s most emotionally accessible albums. Sonically the record revisits and refines the fast melodic Southern California sound Bad Religion helped to define on classic albums such as Suffer, No Control and Recipe For Hate, a sentiment only reinforced in their new video.
As band guitarist and songwriter Brett Gurewitz offers, “True North in many ways is Bad Religion getting back to where we're from. The video tries to capture what that looked like for us and a thousand other kids; maybe even some kids today."
Bad Religion will be heading out on tour to perform in support of their new album True North starting this March.
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3/16/2013 The Ritz Ybor Tampa FL
3/17/2013 House of Blues- Orlando Orlando FL
3/19/2013 The Masquerade Atlanta GA
3/20/2013 War Memorial Auditorium Nashville TN
3/22/2013 9:30 Club Washington DC
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3/24/2013 Electric Factory Philadelphia PA
3/26/2013 Terminal 5 New York NY
3/28/2013 House of Blues Boston MA
3/29/2013 State Theatre Portland ME
3/30/2013 Metropolis Montreal QC
3/31/2013 Kool Haus Toronto ON
4/2/2013 St. Andrews Hall Detroit MI
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4/8/2013 Granada Theater Lawrence KS
4/10/2013 The Fillmore Denver CO
4/11/2013 In The Venue Salt Lake City UT
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4/18/2013 Hollywood Palladium Hollywood CA
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