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Free tribute songs for Bad Religion

Published September 29, 2010 10:37 am
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In celebration of legendary punk rock group Bad Religion's 30th anniversary and new album," The Dissent of Man," MySpace Music, SPIN and Epitaph Records have partnered up to release a free compilation, "Germs of Perfection: A Tribute to Bad Religion," featuring an assortment of artists and bands covering songs.

The compilation kicks off with Tegan and Sara's somber version of "Suffer," the title track from Bad Religion's 1988 album, and Polar Bear Club's cover of "Better off Dead" from 1994's "Stranger Than Fiction," which can both be heard now at SPIN.com or Myspace.com/music.Over the next three weeks MySpace Music and SPIN.com will be rolling out new songs from the Bad Religion tribute compilation, which will feature covers from William Elliott Whitmore, Frank Turner, The Weakerthans, Switchfoot, Ted Leo, Cheap Girls, New Politics, Cobra Skulls featuring Fat Mike from NOFX and Riverboat Gamblers. The compilation will be available for download on October 19 at SPIN.com in conjunction with an oral history of Epitaph Records with liner notes for the tribute album running in the November issue of SPIN magazine.



 

 

 

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