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Riff: Bad Religion – “Past is Dead”

Jan 21, 2013

Who can say what constitutes the most important sector of society?/The dominant portion seek an instant gratification and are proud of intellectual poverty

from Past is Dead lyrics by Bad Religion

Bad Religion again expose injustice and express hope for the future through D-Beats and melodic power chords. While the main theme isn’t too fresh in and of itself, the cultural commentary is bare-naked and straightforward. Nothing too mind-blowing here, but some good, smart socio-economic fun.

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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