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NOFX - 100% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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NOFX was formed in Berkeley, California, USA, in 1983. Immediately, it was obvious that they were one of the few bands on the hardcore scene to embrace humorous lyrical fare to genuinely amusing effect. The original trio of Fat Mike (Mike Burkett; vocals/bass), Eric Melvin (guitar/ vocals) and Erik Ghint/Groggy Nodbeggar/Erik Shun/Smelly (b. Erik Sandin; drums), was joined b Read more

Operation Ivy - 89% match to Rancid

Genres: Music Theme Pop / Rock
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US ska/punk cultish legends Operation Ivy were formed in 1987 by Tim Armstrong (25 November 1966, Oakland, California, USA; guitar/vocals), Matt Freeman aka Matt McCall (bass), Dave Mello (drums) and Jesse Michaels (vocals). Inspired equally by Britain’s first wave of punk bands and the 2-Tone ska revivalists such as the Specials, they blended these two musics into a fr Read more

Transplants - 82% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal
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Late 2002 saw the emergence of several ‘supergroups’ comprised of punk/alt rock notables, such as Eyes Adrift, Audioslave, and the Transplants. Comprised of Tim Armstrong (25 November 1966, Oakland, California, USA; vocals/guitar; Operation Ivy, Rancid), Travis Barker (drums; Blink-182), and Armstrong’s friend Rob ‘SR’ Aston (vocals), the Transplants Read more

Pennywise - 78% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
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This Hermosa Beach, California, USA-based band was fated to be the perpetual bridesmaid of the punk revival. While Green Day and Offspring were enjoying huge commercial success in the mid- to late 90s, Pennywise struggled to overcome well-publicised internal problems which ultimately led to the suicide of Jason Thirsk in 1996. The band was formed in 1988 by Thirsk (25 Decemb Read more

The Bouncing Souls - 74% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Of the multitude of pop punk bands that emerged during the 90s, the majority seemed to come from the west coast of the USA, but there was a number of east coast counterparts during this era, such as the New Brunswick, New Jersey-based Bouncing Souls. The band has been going strong in one form or another since 1989, when Greg Attonitoi (vocals), Pete Steinkopf (guitar), Bryan Ki Read more

The Suicide Machines - 62% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock
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This ska/punk outfit was formed in Detroit, Michigan, USA in 1990 by Jason Navarro (2 April 1973; vocals), Dan Lukacinsky (b. 26 April 1970, USA; guitar/vocals), Jason Brake (bass), and Stefan (drums). Originally called the Uglies, and then Jack Kevorkian And The Suicide Machines!, the band originally featured Navarro on bass, before Jason Brake was brought into the line-up. Read more

Social Distortion - 61% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Formed in Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA, in the summer of 1978, Social Distortion initially featured Mike Ness (3 April 1962, Stoneham, Massachusetts, USA; guitar), Casey Royer (drums), and the Agnew brothers, Rikk (vocals/guitar) and Frank (bass). That line-up only lasted until the following year, at which point the Agnews and Royer departed for fellow Fullerton Read more

Less Than Jake - 59% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock
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One of the burgeoning army of American punk/ska bands to gain success in the wake of Rancid and the Dropkick Murphys’ breakthrough, Los Angeles’ Less Than Jake are led by singer Chris Demakes. The band was founded in Gainesville, Florida in 1992 by Demakes, Shaun (bass) and Vinnie (drums), and was actually one of the first proponents of the punk/ska style. Roger repla Read more

Bad Religion - 56% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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This US hardcore band was formed in 1980 in the suburbs of north Los Angeles, California. Their first incarnation comprised Greg Graffin (Gregory Walter Graffin III, 6 November 1964, Racine, Wisconsin, USA; vocals), Brett Gurewitz (b. 12 May 1962, Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar), Jay Ziskrout (drums) and Jay Bentley (b. 6 June 1964, Wichita, Kansas, USA; bass), with th Read more

Lagwagon - 55% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Vandals - 55% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal
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The archetypal southern California pop punk band, Orange County veterans the Vandals have maintained an irreverent position over their lifetime and while being avowedly anti-political, they nonetheless aim continuous pot shots at likely targets such as self-important punks, domestic violence, social inadequacy, the MTV generation, and the Rollins Band. Read more

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones - 52% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
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Formed in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, during the mid-80s, by Nate Albert (guitar), Joe Gittleman (bass) and Ben Carr (vocals). They were joined by Dicky Barrett (vocals) and Tim ‘Johnny Vegas’ Burton (saxophone) completing the line-up of the original Bosstones. After a laconic lacuna during the Reagan years the band returned as the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, having enro Read more

Street Dogs - 51% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Face to Face - 50% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock
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This southern California, USA-based trio specialized in the same tuneful punk pop as their better-known country men Green Day and Blink-182. Face To Face was formed by Trever Keith (26 May 1969, USA; vocals/guitar), Matt Riddle (bass/vocals), and Rob Kurth (drums/vocals). Shortly after their formation in 1991, the trio signed with the independent label Dr. Strange Records, w Read more

Goldfinger - 50% match to Rancid

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Goldfinger sprang from a new wave of ska punk bands formed in California, USA, in the wake of Green Day and the Offspring’s international breakthrough. Based in Los Angeles, Goldfinger blend elements of ska and punk (à la Rancid and Reel Big Fish) with emocore (as pioneered by Guy Piccoloto’s pre- Fugazi group, Rites Of Spring). The band was formed in 1994 by J Read more

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