Episode 109 - Lars Frederiksen Part #2 (Rancid, Lars Frederiksen & The Bastards, The Old Firm Casuals, UK Subs)
How many sequels are truly better than the originals? Well like Alien and Godfather, this may somehow be better than Part #1. Lars returns to the show to talk about how he joined Rancid, almost robbing a 7-11 and poop stories.
Also touched on:
Two charter boxes back again
Respecting Op Ivy
South Bay versus North Bay
Nothing to do as kids
Recording with a John Bradburry from the Specials.. who was wasted.
Opening for the three piece Rancid
Ben Zanidito was on there waiting for Lars to check out Rancid
Meeting Brett Reed when the UK Subs didn’t show up.
“If you don’t join this band, I’m going to beat the fucking shit out”
An Econochrist debate
“He’s talking shit on you!”
The Berkeley Naked Dude is in the pit: you’ve made it
The second time meeting Brett Gurewitz
The first tour
Davey Havok rules
Meeting Sick Of It All for the first time
NYHC: The Original American Skinheads
West Coast Punk meets East Coast Hardcore
Sick Of It All has some amazing backstage entertainment!!!!!!!
“Hey I’m goin’ throw you a Birthday Rope!” Fugazi Critique
From GBH, to Bikini Kill to Bad Religion to Sick Of It All to The Frumpies: Rancid had some range of friends!
John Henry West RULES!
Tim Yo hating you
When things started changing
The story of Salvation
Tourng with the Offspring
Dealing with Majors
Writing on the road
How things would have been different if out come the wolves had been written on a major label
“You didn’t really know”
Meeting the Swingin’ Utters and almost robbing a 7-11
Having to turn down heroes
Lars’ amazing run of records he produced