Against the Grain
Against the Grain is the fifth album by American punk rock band Bad Religion, released on the Californian independent record label Epitaph Records on November 23, 1990. After the release of this album, drummer Pete Finestone left Bad Religion in 1991 to concentrate with his new project The Fishermen. Following his departure, their music would take a different direction on their next album, 1992's Generator.
|Against the Grain|
|Studio album by|
|Released||November 23, 1990|
|Recorded||May 1990 at Westbeach Recorders, Hollywood, California|
|Bad Religion chronology|
Against the Grain was highly anticipated by both music critics and fans as a result of the band's success with their last two albums, Suffer and No Control. Even though Against the Grain still did not break Bad Religion into mainstream audiences, it was the first 100,000 seller, and showed how quickly they were growing.
The album's 13th track, "21st Century (Digital Boy)", was re-recorded and appeared on their eighth full-length studio album Stranger Than Fiction. The Stranger Than Fiction version of that song made Bad Religion even more popular.
|2.||"Turn on the Light"||Gurewitz||1:24|
|5.||"The Positive Aspect of Negative Thinking"||Bentley||0:57|
|7.||"Flat Earth Society"||Gurewitz||2:23|
|10.||"Against the Grain"||Graffin||2:09|
|13.||"21st Century (Digital Boy)"||Gurewitz||2:50|
|14.||"Misery and Famine"||Graffin||2:35|
|16.||"Quality or Quantity"||Graffin||1:34|