Rancid: New Album Soon

Rancid have promised to release their new album as soon as next year.

Rancid: New Album Soon
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Contrary to various rumours, Rancid have been working on a large amount of new material for their long-awaited seventh album -- the follow-up to 2003's "Indestructible". In his latest interview, guitarist Lars Frederiksen said the new album is currently supposed to be released sometime in 2006. Rancid have been on hiatus since 2004, due to its members being involved in side projects. Frontman/guitarist Tim Armstrong has continued his work with The Transplants (along with Rob Aston and Aquabats/blink-182 drummer Travis Barker) and has released a new album ("Haunted Cities") this year, guitarist Lars Frederiksen has worked with his own band project Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards and has also released a new album ("The Vking") last year, bassist Matt Freeman shortly participated in Social Distortion replacing longtime bassist John Maurer before the release of their latest album ("Sex, Love and Rock 'n' Roll") and left early of this year and drummer Brett Reed has not started any band projects, but appeared on The Transplants' latest album as a guest appearence. However, the band has not completely broken up. Also during the band's hiatus, Matt Freeman has been diagnosed with lung cancer in May 2005 after his departure of Social Distortion. He was dismissed as abnormal tissue growth and not terminal to his health (and no, he is not going to die).

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    Define
    Can't wait, hope it sounds more like ...And Out Come the Wolves.
    morelloman19
    if a band writes their own material and plays their own material, how can they be "fake." have you ever heard Matt Freeman play the bass guitar. i've never heard anyone better. go listen to Maxwell Murder and tell me THAT'S fake. Rancid rules.
    ScemoRocka
    Rancid *uckin rock!!!! anyone who says tht they suck, listen to maxwell murders and matt freemans bass solo. If you can name a bttr and faster bassist, plz say!!!
    Zman
    Hells Yeah, I can't wait, its's gonna be ****in awsome. Correction,I need no direction...
    Racnid Punk
    Rancid is the best band on earth. They are what keep punk alive. Any band that has anything to do with are also great. This includes The Transplants, The Distillers, Lars Frederickson and the Bastards and yes even Queens of the Stone Age. The list goes on. When you hear there music you should scream out in joy and go buy a copy of there CD, in fact buy 2 copies of the same CD just so you can say you have 2. This "fake" punk is bull. If you want your fake punk go back home and listen to your simple plan and Good Blink 41. If you still dont like Rancid at least they've been able to keep there own style and not give a shit of what the media has to say about them. BOO YA RANCID RULZ
    probly not
    fuk me y th fuk r u callin rancid fake? thts bulsht man. fukn simple plan and sht like tht is fake crap. ranid r th sht. and ScemoRocka: white knuckle ride and axiom do i gigatic turd on maxwell murders bass solo. not sayn its gay cz its th sht bit thre bas riffs fastr nd hardr nd longr etc. and blink aint fake Racnid Punk. blink r th sht. bwt th nu album i rkn it shud b lyk and out come the wolves too. tht was sum gud sht. bad im owt nxt sng.
    Luke99999999999
    Rancid's first self-titled EP and their subsequent 1993 album are two of the best punk records of all time. I think it's pretty stupid discussing who is "fake" or "real", when the only thing that matters is the music, and how commercial it is. Punk music started as an anti-establishment outcry, so pop-punk is a paradox in itself. Rancid rule, so **** anyone who says they're not.
    night_n_day
    if you don't like it. then don't lissen! it's that simple! "Don't tell me it ain't real! Don't you f*cking dare!"
    mat waters
    who ever calls rancid `fake punk`id love to no what you listen to..britney spears? rancid are the most un-fake band ive ever heard... ...and out come the wolves is the best punk rock record ever made and rancid are one of a few bands left that has stayed true to punk rock. so **** all you haters..... rancid are fake...you ****en idiots.
    sssPUNKyyy
    oh boy...poseurs, mods, fake punk...wtf?! some people should really stop livin in the 70's and 80's coz that kind of punk is in the past...face it...you cant find nowadays bands like the clash, sex pistols, sham 69, exploited or something like that...people use punk for money...so lame...thats why it aint punk it was before... blah,blah,blah... anyways...i consider that rancid is one of the less bands who still have some punk roots, coz this kids growed up with it in the their blood! personally my fav album is the self-titled album. plus there are lots of non-album songs that kik ass! and again like some one said before: if you dont like it just dont listen to it and dont give a **** about it and give a **** about your TRUE punk...it really cant be simpler than this ;]
    JustRock'n'Roll
    For clarification's sake, here are the facts from someone who has studied the punk movement extensively: Punk=Mid-70's to early 80's bands like the Clash, the Ramones, the Buzzcocks, etc. The Sex Pistols also had a huge impact on punk, but because of the Malcolm Mclaren influence they are considered poseurs by the most hardcore of punks. Hardcore: throughout the 80's, bands like Dead Kennedys, Black Flag, Bad Brains, and Minor Threat took punk music and made it harder, faster, more abrasive, and more offensive. These are, I suppose, what the "punkers" in this thread would consider true punk. Punk Revival = Late 80's early 90's bands like Rancid, NOFX, Bad Religion, The Descendants, etc. After punk "died" at the end of the 80's, these bands tried to rekindle the flames and recapture the spirit of the original punk movement, with some success. That is what the facts are, now here's what matters. It's all punk. Even more importantly, who the hell cares if it's punk or not, or even what exactly is the real definition of punk? Listen to what you like, for Pete's sake. If you limit yourself to only what is punk than you are missing out on a lot of great things. Here's what Jello had to say about it. "Punk ain't no religious cult Punk means thinking for yourself You ain't hardcore ?coz you spike your hair" There you have it from one of the hardest of hardcore punks, the Dead Kennedys.
    JustRock'n'Roll
    or clarification's sake, here are the facts from someone who has studied the punk movement extensively: Punk=Mid-70's to early 80's bands like the Clash, the Ramones, the Buzzcocks, etc. The Sex Pistols also had a huge impact on punk, but because of the Malcolm Mclaren influence they are considered poseurs by the most hardcore of punks. Hardcore: throughout the 80's, bands like Dead Kennedys, Black Flag, Bad Brains, and Minor Threat took punk music and made it harder, faster, more abrasive, and more offensive. These are, I suppose, what the "punkers" in this thread would consider true punk. Punk Revival = Late 80's early 90's bands like Rancid, NOFX, Bad Religion, The Descendants, etc. After punk "died" at the end of the 80's, these bands tried to rekindle the flames and recapture the spirit of the original punk movement, with some success. Hardcore Revival: Bands like the Unseen, the Casualties, and early Death By Stereo. Same idea as punk revival, only these want the fury of the 80's american hardcore movement. That is what the facts are, now here's what matters. It's all punk. Even more importantly, who the hell cares if it's punk or not, or even what exactly is the real definition of punk? Listen to what you like, for Pete's sake. If you limit yourself to only what is punk than you are missing out on a lot of great things. Here's what Jello had to say about it. "Punk ain't no religious cult Punk means thinking for yourself You ain't hardcore ?coz you spike your hair" There you have it from one of the hardest of hardcore punks, the Dead Kennedys.
    offspring_punk
    I love how one of these arguments breaks out every ****ing time a punk band has some news. I'll put it to rest. Rancid is punk. No arguments, I don't give a **** what you say. So, shut the **** up and leave it alone. Okay? Thanks.
    rancidrockerOI
    Only in the "PUNK" scene do people actually say IM MORE PUNK THEN YOU, blah blah blah, look, there is no such thing as a real true punk, because always somone is going to say they are "fake" the only point that should be raised here is rancid have been doing their own thing, and rocking the crowed at every gig. every one just stop with this fake shit, being a punk isnt about being "more punk then you" its about being yourself about drinking with your mates, beer and bourbon. **** guys what would joe strummer say to you all. good job rancid, keep up the good work.
    SSDDPunkRocker
    how many times has rancid been on mtv? they arent fake. theyre not "pop punk". theyre just one of the more popular punk bands, and just because people know who they are, it doesnt mean theyre fake. theyve been around for 15 years, so they didnt jump on the bandwagon.
    rtbsmgsmf
    days_to_daze wrote: Rancid isn't Pop-Punk... Pop-Punk = Yellowcard\Good Charlotte\Simple plan etc. RAncid is good old classic SoCal punk and they are not fake... who the hell are you guys to judge whether or not they have punk mentality? stop bashing modern punk.. dont only sit in the 80s.. there are tons of bands that are from the 80s that are still going.. like Bad Religion, NoFX, Ian MacKaye is still kicking around...
    thanks casue i totally agree. do they sing about cutin rists and cryin NO they sing about drugs and hard lives. nothin fake about it dumbasses
    darkstar03
    More to the point this news was released on the 28/11/2005 about a new Rancid Album soon, we're now in 2007 and still no album, anyone know when its actually gonna surface, i heard its meant to be sometime soon but doesnt really help. ...and out comes the wolves was deffinately a great album but personally i prefer life wont wait, thats a bloody awesome album even indestructable is a good album. I saw Rancid in Bristol back in Novemeber and i'm pretty sure they werent fake, at least they looked real enough to me and they seemed to be playing their instruments so F**K OFF and get a life alright, now i cant stand good charlotte or Simple plan or stuff like that but some people actually do, i remember when i wasabout 13 i heard Blink and Green Day and if it wasnt for bands like them i would never have got into Rancid, The Distillers, Social Distortion, AFI, Alkaline Trio etc. I believe every band deserves some credit because at leas thtey are doing what they want to be doing, unlike everyone who settles for a job in a McDonalds or summin because they havent got the drive to actually go out there and achieve their dreams. I'm actually ashamed to getting into this again it seems you can't stop it, and the thing is about 10 years ago when not that many people had heard of Rancid the people slagging them off now would have been the first to race down to their gigs, some people just cant accept that if a band gets big then they are obiously doing summin right, who cares how many people like their music it doesnt make them any less real, to me it only shows that there are actually a lot of people out there who have taste whether it be the same as yours or not.
    morelloman19
    if a band writes their own material and doesn't screw with any effects on their voice, and plays their own instruments, then they are not fake. have you ever heard Matt Freeman play the bass guitar? he's better than anyone i've ever heard. go listent to Maxwell Murder and tell me THAT'S fake.
    Mascot-Rebel
    I ****en love Rancid! I can't wait for their new album. ...And Out Come The Wolves! was their best so far, i hope this comes close or matches up a little bit to this. I want to see them if they go on tour for this album! And its GREAT that they are not completely broken apart and are still working on a album.
    gr33n@tion
    yea i cant stand them too much yapp no more zap in music if u kno what i mean
    Raging_Lincoln
    they may be fake, but for those whom punk died in the 70s, rancid sure beat any other emo/hardcore/punk band....especially the emo aspect
    Raging_Lincoln
    rancid may be fake-ish, but for those that know punk died in the 70s then rancid sure beat anything coming out of the emo/harcore/pop/nu spheres
    AestheticGuitar
    [b]Raging_Lincoln[ /b] wrote: rancid may be fake-ish, but for those that know punk died in the 70s then rancid sure beat anything coming out of the emo/harcore/pop/nu spheres
    ever listen to any punk from the 80s, buddy?
    sirpsycho85
    yay a thread where people are going to debate who is "real" or not. they write good songs. that's why i like them.
    monkeyspks
    Who even cares about them, after ...And Out Come The Wolves? I'm not saying they're "fake", I'm saying that no one cares about them anymore.
    rpguitardude
    Rancid rocks !! theyre not fake ! sure they maybe are pop-punk but theyre great ! theyre better than all of the mtv made pop-punk bands thats famous nowadays !
    billiethesquid
    I bloody love Rancid and cant wait for the new album. Before I do I WILL see Rancid perform live! Well, a couple of weeks ago I didnt think that was the case, but now I know I can. HOORAY!
    billiethesquid
    that wassupposed to say "before I DIE" no do. Sorry, was listening to a song and as I wrote it the singer said "do." Does that ever happen to anyone else?
    days_to_daze
    Rancid isn't Pop-Punk... Pop-Punk = Yellowcard\Good Charlotte\Simple plan etc. RAncid is good old classic SoCal punk and they are not fake... who the hell are you guys to judge whether or not they have punk mentality? stop bashing modern punk.. dont only sit in the 80s.. there are tons of bands that are from the 80s that are still going.. like Bad Religion, NoFX, Ian MacKaye is still kicking around...
    elcapitan1800
    I cant wait for this cd. Has anyone else heard the song white knuckle ride by them off the new punk o rama cd? Its freaking amazing. So damn good.... If there new cd is like that song, I will be in heaven.
    loopyloopylaura
    Can't wait for the new album personally. And for all you saying rancid ain't punk in bollocks, who says you have to be born in the 70's or whatever to be punk, this is probably some of the most punk we're gonna get now. And also if you don't think its punk and you don't like it then why are you reading and article about them?
    areyouabadfish2
    I think it's going to be a fun listen like most rancid is. The real news to me is since when has Travis Barker been the drummer for the Aquabats?
    billiethesquid
    Travis was drummer for The Aquabats before he joined Blink (which was just before the recording of Enema Of The State). I saw The Aquabats last month. They sure are great, but the fact that they're so old and fat kinda makes for a somewhat depressing spectacle...