PICS: Bad Religion at House of Blues San Diego

Preach, baby, preach -- Dr. Greg Graffin dropped punk rock knowledge as Bad Religion came through the House of Blues on Saturday, March 18.

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Bad Religion formed in 1979 in Los Angeles.
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Lead vocalist Greg Graffin was only 15 when the band formed.
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The Bombpops -- formed in San Diego in 2007 -- joined the OG punk rockers for the show.
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Bad Religion have come a long way since their inception.
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Graffin has remained the only consistent member during the band's tenure.
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Two more of the original members -- guitarist Brett Gurewitz and bassist Jay Bentley -- now comprise the current lineup.
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The band has released 16 albums so far, and they're expected to release yet another this year.
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Gurewitz started Epitaph Records, which spawned sister labels, ANTI- and Fat Possum.
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In the early '90s, Gurewitz left the band to focus on his label.
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Gurewitz returned to the band in 2001.
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Meanwhile, Graffin was busy getting his PhD from Cornell University while maintaining the group.
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So yes, it is Dr. Graffin to you.
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And something tells me he's not planning on slowing down anytime soon.
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In his wake are bands like the Bombpops.
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The band was formed in San Diego by co-frontwomen Jen Razavi and Poli van Dam.
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They often play alongside fellow Southern California punk rockers like NOFX, the Descendents and, of course, Bad Religion.
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