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ReleasedJanuary 1, 1997 (Europe)
Genre Punk rock [1]
Label Epic
Producer Bad Religion and Ronnie Kimball
Bad Religion chronology
The Gray Race
No Substance
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Tested is a live album by punk rock band Bad Religion. [3] [4] It was recorded in the USA, Canada, Germany, Estonia, Denmark, Italy and Austria, in 1996, and released in 1997. It is Bad Religion's second live album. Instead of using crowd microphones and mobile studios like most live albums, the band tapped the inputs, for a result that portrays Bad Religion's live sound without crowd noise. [3] It also includes three new songs; "Dream of Unity," "It's Reciprocal," and the title track.


Critical reception

Dave Thompson, in Alternative Rock, wrote: "Disconcerting the first listen, energizing thereafter, few live albums have been this brave." [5]

Track listing

1."Operation Rescue"Graffin2:11
2."Punk Rock Song"Graffin2:24
4."A Walk"Graffin2:27
5."God Song"Graffin1:48
6."Pity the Dead"Graffin2:59
7."1000 More Fools"Gurewitz1:39
8."Drunk Sincerity"Graffin2:17
10."Change of Ideas"Graffin0:59
11."Portrait of Authority"Graffin2:52
12."What It Is"Graffin2:20
13."Dream of Unity" (Studio Track)Graffin2:50
15."American Jesus"Gurewitz, Graffin3:15
16."Do What You Want"Gurewitz1:15
17."Part III"Bentley2:54
18."Ten In 2010"Graffin2:24
19."No Direction"Graffin3:07
20."Along the Way"Graffin1:38
21."Recipe for Hate"Graffin2:15
22."Fuck Armageddon... This Is Hell"Graffin3:00
23."It's Reciprocal" (Studio Track)Graffin, Baker, Schayer2:04
24."Struck a Nerve"Graffin3:36
25."Leave Mine to Me"Graffin2:13
26."Tested" (Studio Track)Graffin3:05
27."No Control"Graffin2:03
Total length:65:49



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