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Gregory Walter Graffin is an American punk rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, college lecturer, and author. He is most recognized as the lead vocalist, songwriter, and only constant member Punksion - Bumper - Tonfähler the noted Los Angeles band Bad Religionwhich he co-founded in He also embarked on a solo career inwhen he released the album American Lesion.
His follow-up album, Cold as the Clay was released nine years later. Graffin obtained his PhD in the history of science at Cornell University and has lectured courses in natural sciences at both the University of California, Los Angeles and at Cornell University. Inthey released Sufferwhich was a comeback for Bad Religion as well as a watershed for the Southern California punk sound popularized by guitarist Gurewitz's Epitaph Records. The reunion line-up made two more records before Finestone left the band in Bad Religion has been known for its articulate and often politically charged lyrics as well as its fast-paced harmonymelody and counterpoint.
Graffin and Gurewitz are the band's two main songwriters, though Graffin wrote the bulk of the material on his own for a three-album period in the late s. Gurewitz had left the band in to concentrate on the future of Epitaph. After a stint with major label Atlantic Records ended in the early s, Bad Religion re-signed with Epitaph and Gurewitz rejoined.
Graffin recorded a solo album incalled American Lesionwhich consisted of softer, more pop-oriented folk songs. Most of this Buffoons - Holywater - Sides was written during the breakup of his marriage, and the songs reflect this in lyrics and style. InGraffin recorded his second solo album Cold as the Clay. The album is an amalgamation of new songs by Graffin and 18th- and 19th-century American folk songs.
In a September interview, Graffin revealed that he has been working on his third solo album, which will continue the folk style of his previous album Cold as the Clay. His latest record, "Millport" was released on March 10, It was co-written and produced by Brett Gurewitz of Bad Religion and features members of Social Distortion as backing musicians. He went on to earn his PhD in the history of science from Cornell University. The PhD dissertation was supervised by William B.
The informal philosophical debate that resulted was published as a book titled Is Belief in God Good, Bad or Irrelevant? In Graffin Punksion - Bumper - Tonfähler that he had co-written a book with American author Steve Olson titled Anarchy Evolutionreleased on September 28, the same day his band Bad Religion released their 15th album The Dissent of Man.
A lot of scientists bristle at that. We all have to believe we can find the truth. Evidence is my guide. I rely on observation, experimentation and verification. Inhe commented on the project, "It's sitting on someone's shelf waiting to be developed. I'm not actually pursuing it. I said, yeah, I'll shoot the pilot, then it's out of my hands. Another book, entitled The Population Warswas released in September It Punksion - Bumper - Tonfähler been in works since at least April and Graffin spoke about it to be "a bit more in depth about the process of evolution".
It's about discovery. And you learn from your mistakes so unless you're completely shut down to improving your life, I Punksion - Bumper - Tonfähler you can continue learning until you're very, very old. You have to look at those past missteps as learning experiences. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Greg Graffin. Retrieved December A Few More Kisses To Go - Various - Soul, Retrieved October 7, The Bad Religion Page.
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