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Matt Freeman Joins The Vulturas
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Matt Freeman Joins The Vulturas

Southern California punk band The Vulturas has announced a new full-time member. Rancid and former Operation Ivy bassist Matt Freeman is now a permanent member of the group.

Rancid Announces Fall Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Rancid Announces Fall Tour Dates

Rancid has announced a new tour for this September that will cross the U.S. with a single date in Canada. They’ll be joined on every date by Pennywise, with a host of other bands joining for certain shows.

Rancid Returns with “Trouble Maker”
New Albums

Rancid Returns with “Trouble Maker”

Legendary punk band Rancid has returned with their ninth album, Trouble Maker. Anchored by bass freak Matt Freeman, the 19-song collection runs from blistering riffs to ska-infused jams. Freeman’s lines continue to be rooted in driving the song while bringing a melodic element to the grooves. For proof, check out the band playing the album (in the video below). Trouble...

Squier Releases Matt Freeman Precision Bass
Bass Gear

Squier Releases Matt Freeman Precision Bass

Rancid bassist Matt Freeman now has his own Squier signature Precision Bass, modeled after his favorite personal bass. Freeman explains that “[it] is a ’77 P Bass that I picked up in 1987 for, like, $400 when I was in Operation Ivy. I went all over the world with that bass. And I still have it and I actually play...

Rancid’s Matt Freeman Discusses New Devil’s Brigade Album and Tour
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Rancid’s Matt Freeman Discusses New Devil’s Brigade Album and Tour

Rancid’s Matt Freeman will be making the switch to upright for his side project, Devil’s Brigade. Devil’s Brigade will be releasing a self-titled debut album on August 31st with a tour to follow through September and October. The project began between Freeman and guitarist Tim Armstrong, who wrote songs between their tours. Devil’s Brigade recorded a few EP’s, but ultimately...