The Empire Strikes First is a no bullshit, straight up Bad Religion record. For the most part, all the major components are here, the fast guitars, short and tasteful solos, the soaring vocal melodies and of course, their ever-present sense of social and political awareness, which just about every person can relate to. Bad Religion provides yet another example why they're one of the biggest and best.
1. Overture 2. Sinister Rouge 3. Social Suicide 4. Atheist Peace 5. All There Is 6. Los Angeles Is Burning 7. Let Them Eat War 8. God 9. To Another Abyss 10. The Quickening 11. The Empire Strikes First 12. Beyond Electric Dreams 13. Boot Stamping On A Human Face Forever 14. Live Again