August 17 street date. REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL STUDIO MASTERS, BRINGING A LOUDER MORE CLEAR SOUND. The New American is the eleventh album from Bad Religion, and was originally released in 2000. The album features the songs, “New America”, “ The Hopeless Housewife” and “I Love My Computer.” Bad Religion has become synonymous with intelligent and provocative West Coast punk rock and are considered one of the most influential and important bands in the genre. Over the past three decades the band has continually pushed social boundaries and questioned authority and beliefs armed only with propulsive guitars, charging drumbeats, thoughtful lyrics and an undying will to inspire and provoke anyone who will listen.