Label: Epitaph - E-86404 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Hardcore, Punk
Suffer is the third album by American punk rock band Bad Religionreleased on the Californian independent record label Epitaph Records on September 8, Following the release of the EP Back to the KnownBad Religion went on a temporary hiatus, then reunited with its original members except drummer Jay Ziskrout and went to work on its first full-length studio album in five years.
Although Suffer did not chart on the Billboardit has been cited by some critics as one of the most important punk rock albums of all time. The pair hired Jay Bentley on bass and Jay Ziskrout on drums and began writing songs. Inthe band released their Blood Harvest - Ghost Empire - Ghost Empire debut EP on the newly formed label, Epitaph Recordswhich was and continues to be managed and How Much Is Enough?
- Bad Religion - Suffer by Gurewitz. During the recording of that album, Ziskrout left the band and was replaced by Pete Finestone. After experiencing more lineup changes and releasing their second album, Into the Unknownto lukewarm response, Bad Religion called it quits in Soon after, Graffin reassembled Bad Religion with Hetson replacing Gurewitz, who had gone into rehab for his drug problem.
Bad Religion returned to a somewhat mellower, rock and roll version of their original sound with the EP Back to the Knownbut disbanded temporarily soon after. ByGurewitz had cleaned up his drug issues and struggled to find some How Much Is Enough?
- Bad Religion - Suffer of employment. After taking some vocational courses and a raft of odd jobs, he became a studio engineer and owner of a recording studio. Gurewitz noted, "I really enjoyed, still enjoy, being a recording engineer, but I had a terrible time trying to make any money.
And my hours were horrible. I just knew I wanted to be in music. Then, inBad Religion said, 'Hey man, why don't we get the group back together? According to Gurewitz, the album took eight days for the band to record and mix. During recording sessions, the band even demoed a revamped version of "Fuck Armageddon Whether they intended to include the song on Suffer is unknown and most unlikely.
Members of L7 How Much Is Enough? - Bad Religion - Suffer released their first album on Epitaph the same year played on the record. The album received critical acclaim. Robert Christgau gave the album a "B" saying; "This comeback is hailed as a hardcore milestone, probably because it's coherent. Relatively sane as their bitter analysis is—and I mean relative to both hardcore despair and mainstream complacency—it sounds a little pat.
As if they're already a little slow for speedrock and don't want to upset the apple cart. InSuffer was ranked as the top punk album of on Sputnikmusic. To celebrate its th issue, German music magazine Visions asked famous musicians across all genres of rock music to review the one album that musically influenced them the most. The album cover features a No - Nicolas Jaar - Sirens of a teenager on fire wearing a T-shirt with Bad Religion's crossbuster logo, designed by Jerry Mahoney, on the back.
The person on the cover has been taken by the band as a mascot, "Boy on Fire" is the name and can also be seen on Bad Religion accessories, including T-shirts. The information regarding accolades attributed to Suffer is adapted from AcclaimedMusic.
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Westbeach RecordersHollywood. Back to the Known Suffer No Control Christgau's Record Guide. B . The Rolling Stone Album Guide. Total length:. On the vinyl version, the same image appears on the back cover. The inside cover also features the lyrics written on the wall of an empty room where Greg Hetson 's SG is towards the doorway while a pair of Converse and a leather jacket are hanging on the door knob.
The head of a Rickenbacker which belonged to Jay Bentley also emerges from the hole in the wall. Jay once said that the empty room used to be his bedroom at his mother's house.
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