Latest Rancid Stories

2009-09-25 14:33:08

Swedish stockpiles of Cold War-era canned meat sold for use in Poland's restaurants are in various stages of rancid decay, experts say. The meat, which Sweden phased out by the end of the 1990s, was sold by the Swedish Board of Agriculture to a Swedish trading company on the condition it not be sold for food inside the European Union, The Local reported Friday. However, investigators told the newspaper Svenska Dagbladet the meat, some as old as 27 years, was sold in Poland for use in...

2008-08-27 00:00:31

*  (92m | PG-13) He's a sexy young struggling musician who never has to struggle. She's an aimless young model who wants to be an actress but never goes on auditions. Apparently, they're meant for each other but just too stupid, young and shallow to let it happen without a lot of soap-operatic fuss. So can somebody please tell me why we're supposed to care about these one-dimensional MTV-spawned caricatures? Writer John Galt and director Meiert Avis sure haven't offered any clues....

2008-07-01 06:00:31

By Jason Bracelin Punk rockers Rancid in town The dudes in Rancid are hard-nosed punk lifers, the kind of guys, who would bleed liquor and razor blades. Some dismiss them as a poor man's The Clash - as if that would be a bad thing - but Rancid has long possessed a hard-core-derived emphasis on velocity and urban grit that distinguishes them from The Clash. Preparing to drop their first new album in five years, the band is back on the road to keep punk rock's countenance twisted into...

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