Bad Religion

Live Hate

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Special bonus live four-song cassette recorded at Chicago's Riviera Theater during the tour supporting Recipe for Hate (thus the ironic title), October 9, 1993. This only comes free with purchases of Recipe as reissued on Atlantic. All four selections cook enough to make this a tremendous live document (pity we don't get the whole show!). No Control's "I Want to Conquer the World," and "Recipe For Hate" are merely terrific, but "Generator" absolutely steams, and most importantly, "The Answer" blows away the "Generator" version, implying they didn't really get the right groove going in the studio -- this one surges forward confidently where the original slinked, and Greg Graffin's impassioned bombshell vocals make a huge difference. In fact, his fervent, fervid, live performance is the biggest reason this cassette is a must!