I'm pretty sure enough people on this site know what Bad Religion sound like without even having to hear them based on how long they've been around and the bands they're associated/referenced with. Based on all that, I never checked them out, but I did with this album since it's more popular (widely accessible) and I thought maybe they'd grow on me.
My point is: there's nothing wrong with checking out bands based on their popularity, you shouldn't rush to judgment, and the "Superhero" type joke missed. Pretty badly.
Okay, where to start. Let's try from the top.
First, wasn't talking to you but I'm glad you have an opinion since you are seemingly in the same boat as the other person, checking them out for the first time now.
Second, you know what they sound like without ever having to hear them?? You might have a vague idea, yes, but that is an ignorant assumption.
Third, you checked them out with this album since it is more popular. Fine. Great. Their late-80s albums were "more popular" but we weren't listening to punk then were we. All their albums are widely accessible because Internet.
Now to your "point": I completely agree. In fact, I was genuinely congratulating the other user for not being ashamed to admit he/she had not listened to BR until now, since shifty web-based hipsterdom usually leads to such remarks being criticised. The superhero reference was not intended as sarcasm. Therefore, you missed my point. Pretty badly.