The Empire Strikes First

The Empire Strikes First, Bad Religion

Contributors
Vocals: Greg Graffin
Guitar: Brett Gurewitz
Bass: Jay Bentley
Guitar: Greg Hetson
Guitar: Brian Baker
Drums: Brooks Wackerman
Lyrics

We strike first and we're unrehearsed
Here we go again to stage the greatest show on heaven and earth
Come on! Get your moneys worth
Don't wanna live! Don't wanna give! Don't wanna be! E - M - P - I - R - E
Don't wanna live! Don't wanna be! E - M - P - I - R - E
We're coming on fast and we're built to last
We stumbled once in 'Nam now we're glad to finally say those days have passed
Tell me how long can it last?
Don't wanna live! Don't wanna give! Don't wanna be! E - M - P - I - R - E
Don't wanna live! Don't wanna be! E - M - P - I - R - E
We just started out
You don't need to be afraid
Yeah you deserve two minutes hate
Well, we spit and we cursed and our bleeding hearts burst
But even ten million souls marching in February couldn't stop the worst
Couldn't reverse
Don't wanna live! Don't wanna give! Don't wanna be! E - M - P - I - R - E
Don't wanna live! Don't wanna be! E - M - P - I - R - E

Upcoming Shows

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  1. 3.24.2020
    Riverside, CA
    Riverside Municipal Auditorium
  2. 3.26.2020
    Los Angeles, CA
    Hollywood Palladium
  3. 3.27.2020
    Las Vegas, NV
    Brooklyn Bowl at the Linq Promenade
  4. 3.28.2020
    Tempe, AZ
    Marquee Theatre
  5. 3.30.2020
    Denver, CO
    Mission Ballroom

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Jay talks to @rnz_news prior to our show in Auckland this Wednesday December 4 at Power Station... https://t.co/gUI2YNtxH9

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@badreligion

Our friends @AltPress are all about it! Thanks pals! 😍 https://t.co/VHo4uMrhwE

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@badreligion

EXTRA EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT IT! https://t.co/fM6dfcQCvA

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@badreligion

Do What You Want - An autobiographical account of us! Available for pre-order in all the usual places. Written with… https://t.co/0XoUzFRHjD

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@badreligion

Ahh, time for some holiday fun. Enjoy! https://t.co/FuDYAUCPIX

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@badreligion

Well, I'll be damned...
Bad Religion and Alkaline Trio to tour together Spring 2020, tickets on sale Friday, Decemb… https://t.co/ZU4AXvt2xe

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@badreligion

Gather ‘round with @DoctorGraffin for ‘Christmas Songs’ - https://t.co/hRI4dO9DGs! You can also stream the album at… https://t.co/2nUWwZedDb

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Jay talks to @rnz_news prior to our show in Auckland this Wednesday December 4 at Power Station... https://t.co/gUI2YNtxH9

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More news on the Spain/Portugal shows. @OFFICIALSTIG, @Millencolin and @Blowfuse will join us on our 40 years anni… https://t.co/IxttQw39yI

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Here’s a message from Brian on our upcoming 40 year anniversary shows in Spain + Portugal. https://t.co/5AnV0dxyzc

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