Hear Bad Religion Tackle The Trump Era With ‘The Kids Are Alt-Right’

Bad Religion is back with their first new song of the Trump era. Today (June 20) the band released their new single “The Kids Are Alt-Right” taking a jab at political extremism. The accompanying animated video pokes fun at alt-right ideology and shows teens putting on KKK hoods and taking selfies, Donald Trump running after a shotgun on a string, and a man smashing a stack of books with a sledgehammer. Watch it below.

“The Kids Are Alt-Right” marks Bad Religion’s first new music since their 2013 album, True North. So far, there’s no word on whether this is from a new album. Speaking with Loudwire last year, singer Greg Graffin said “Another album is on the horizon. True North was such a good album that I don’t want to put out something that indicates we’re aging. [laughs] We do plan on getting another record out there, hopefully before our 40th anniversary [in 2020].”

Last year, Graffin released his third solo album, Millport. Bad Religion are on this year’s Riot Fest lineup. Also on the bill is Blink-182, Beck, Bullet For My Valentine, Elvis Costello, Jesus Lizard, and Liz Phair to name a few. Check out the entire lineup and get tickets here.

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Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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