LARS FREDERIKSEN of Rancid Set to Release Debut Solo Album!
LARS FREDERIKSEN, from legendary punk band RANCID will be releasing his debut solo EP To Victory on November 19.
This solo venture for Frederiksen started back on March 7th, 2020 when he sold out the landmark Oakland club Eli's Mile High Club. Frederiksen performed a Billy Bragg-esque set. The lucky fans attending the show [which was supposed to be the first of many, including an appearance alongside Dropkick Murphys on St. Patrick's Day in Boston] had no idea that they would be the only ones to witness this unbelievable performance for quite some time thanks to Covid.
The surreal performance was treasured by the lucky few who got to see it, and has given Lars even more confidence and validation to pursue this venture. Frederiksen headed into the studio to record these tracks in the vein of his live performance - simple, raw, emotionally charged, and powerful.
"So much happened in my life starting in 2018 and is just now sorta wrapping up here currently in 2021. This entire period, especially during my mom's passing, was a great reflection point for me and a time to dive deeper than I've ever been into my Pagan roots," remarks Frederiksen.
The album has six tracks, featuring a mix of covers and songs from his other bands - each song carrying personal meaning for Frederiksen, and each a standout performance in its own right. With three videos on the way, and touring planned for 2022, this is just the beginning of a new venture for Frederiksen.
"There will be more to come 'cause I'm not done yet. I don't think I'll ever be. As long as I have breath I'll unapologetically use my voice," he remarks.
You can check out more info on LARS FREDERIKSEN's debut solo album with track-listing, album info. as well as a video for his first single "ARMY OF ZOMBIES" below!
TRACKLISTING: 1. God and Guns (The Old Firm Casuals) 2. Army of Zombies (Lars Frederiksen & The Bastards) 3. Tomorrows Girls (U.K. Subs cover)
4. Motherland (The Old Firm Casuals) 5. Comin’ Home (KISS cover) 6. Skunx (Lars Frederiksen & The Bastards) PRESSING INFO:
1000pcs. - 12” Black Vinyl 500pcs. - 12” Ultra Clear w/ Black Smoke Vinyl 500pcs. - 12” Royal Blue w/ Black Galaxy Vinyl (The Hard Times / Brooklyn Vegan / REVOLVER exclusive version) 500pcs. - 12” Black in Ultra Clear ‘Ghostly’ Vinyl w/ Black Splatter 200pcs. - 12” Black Ice w/ White Splatter Vinyl 200pcs. - 12” Black Pinwheel w/ 6 White Spokes Vinyl 100pcs. - 12" Gold Nugget Vinyl (Artist exclusive version)
100pcs. – Yellow Cassette 100pcs. – Green Cassette 100pcs. – Pink Cassette (Tapehead City exclusive version)
PRE-ORDER "TO VICTORY": https://orcd.co/lftovictory
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