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Bad Religion recorded their first demo in January 1980 at Studio 9 in Hollywood. They handed it around to friends, including Lucky Lehrer. When Lucky was invited by DJ Rodney Bingenheimer onto his show on KROQ (Rodney on the Roq) he took the tape along with him and took the opportunity to introduce the listening public to Bad Religion. The tape would get quite a few airing on KROQ in the following weeks.
All songs that were on the original demo ended up on the first EP.
Jay's cassette of the original demos was stolen out of his truck in San Francisco when they played a club called the Music Works around 1990.
In the Summer of 1980, before the release of the first EP, a second demo was recorded at Fortress containing probably 5 songs.