Bad Religion are on tour now supporting their 17th album Age of Unreason, and they came to NYC this weekend for shows at Webster Hall on Friday (8/2) and Brooklyn Steel on Saturday (8/3). Both nights saw them playing a handful of songs from the new album that tackle the depressing political climate we're living in, and they ended both shows with "American Jesus," the 26-year-old song that sadly sounds just as relevant now as it did the day it came out. They're also celebrating the 30th anniversary of their classic No Control on this tour, and they played side one of the album from start to finish on night one and side two from start to finish on night two.

The NYC shows were doubly exciting because they were the only two shows on the tour opened by Boston punks The Explosion, whose shows are pretty rare these days. Pictures of the Friday show at Webster are in the gallery above. A couple videos from Friday and the setlists from both nights are below.

Bad Religion's tour continues with The Lawrence Arms and hits the stacked Psycho Las Vegas this month. They also have September/October dates, including Asbury Park's Sea.Hear.Now fsetival. All remaining dates are listed below.

Night 1 setlist (via)
Them and Us
End of History
Fuck You
Skyscraper
The Dichotomy
Anesthesia
Chaos from Within
Los Angeles Is Burning
21st Century (Digital Boy)
My Sanity
The Handshake
Lose Your Head
Generator
Change of Ideas (Start of "No Control - Side 1")
Big Bang
No Control
Sometimes It Feels Like...
Automatic Man
I Want to Conquer the World
Sanity (End of "No Control - Side 1")
Overture
Sinister Rouge
Dearly Beloved
Do the Paranoid Style
Fuck Armageddon... This Is Hell
Sorrow

Encore:
Infected
American Jesus

Night 2 setlist (via)
Them and Us
End of History
Fuck You
Stranger Than Fiction
The Dichotomy
Recipe for Hate
Chaos from Within
Social Suicide
21st Century (Digital Boy)
My Sanity
New Dark Ages
Lose Your Head
Suffer
Henchman (Start of "No Control - Side 2")
It Must Look Pretty Appealing
You
Progress
I Want Something More
Anxiety
Billy
The World Won't Stop (End of "No Control - Side 2")
Atomic Garden
Do the Paranoid Style
Fuck Armageddon... This Is Hell
Sorrow
Encore:
Infected
American Jesus

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Bad Religion -- 2019 Tour Dates
August 6 – Rochester, NY @ Anthology
August 7 – Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
August 9 – Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
August 10 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre
August 11 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore
August 13 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz
August, 14 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
August 16 – Las Vegas, NV @ Psycho Las Vegas
August 17 – Hollywood, CA @ Hollywood Palladium
September 17 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
September 18 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Live!
September 19 – Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
September 21 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Sea. Hear. Now
September 23 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
September 24 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
September 26 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
September 27 – Birmingham, AL @ Iron City
September 28 – New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
September 30 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
October 1 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
October 2 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s
October 4 – Albuquerque, NM @ El Rey Theatre
October 5 – Phoenix, AZ @ Van Buren
October 6 – San Diego, CA @ SOMA
October 8 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
October 9 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
October 12 – Sacramento, CA @ Aftershock

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photos by Mathieu Bredeau