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Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Pthump, Aug 3, 2005.

  1. Pthump


    Nov 18, 2004
    Starting to really get into ska, and the hybrid ska/punk. Matt freeman from rancid is a great player, he knows how to compliment ska styled songs very well. Any other bands similar to rancid so I can hear some more riffs like matt?
  2. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central
    I don't see how people can call Rancid ska/punk, aside from a few songs on 'Life Won't Wait' and '...And out come the Wolves', their songs are pretty straight-forward bay/UK-influenced punk.

    Anyway, Leftover Crack and Choking Victim (basically the same band) are similar to Rancid, not as flashy playing. Also, Operation IVY is Matt and Tim's old band, he hasn't reached the level he is in Rancid but I personally like his playing better.

    The Chinkees are fun as well.
  3. yes, he is the man. i don't know of anyone that has a similar style to his so i can't help you out.
  4. FunkSlap89


    Apr 26, 2005
    Albany, NY
    There's this one ska band in my area thats awesome! I love their music, plus, their bass player is really sweet!

    although the recordings don't compare at all to their live sound, here's their website:



    edit: oh, btw, Rude Attitude is the best song ever!! :hyper: