Bad Religion (Godsmack song)

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"Bad Religion"
Single by Godsmack
from the album Godsmack
Released February 2000
Recorded 1996
Genre Alternative metal, nu metal, heavy metal
Label Republic/Universal
Writer(s) Sully Erna, Tommy Stewart
Producer(s) Sully Erna
Godsmack singles chronology
"Bad Religion"

"Bad Religion" is a song by Godsmack. It served as the fourth single from their eponymous debut album.


Following the September 11, 2001 attacks, radio conglomerate Clear Channel Communications sent out a list of 150 songs that were recommended to be pulled from airplay. Godsmack's "Bad Religion" was on the list.[1]

The song also remade by Dale Oliver as an entrance song for TNA tag team The Naturals.[citation needed]

The song was featured in ATV Quad Power Racing 2 for PlayStation 2, Xbox and Gamecube.[citation needed] It was also featured in the 2003 film Mayor of the Sunset Strip.[2]


Chart positions[edit]

Singles - Billboard (North America)[3]

Year Chart Position
2000 Mainstream Rock Tracks 8
Modern Rock Tracks 32


  1. ^ "It's the End of the World as Clear Channel Knows It - Eliza Truitt - Slate Magazine". Slate Magazine. 2001-09-17. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  2. ^ "Soundtracks for Mayor of the Sunset Strip"., Inc. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 
  3. ^ " - Chart History - Godsmack". Billboard 200. 2009-01-21. Retrieved 2012-08-21. 

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