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RANCID announce UK Tour

With their highly anticipated new record nearing completion, the punk rock veterans Rancid are turning their attention towards a new project – a UK tour that will mark their first live shows there since 2006.

Rancid – Tim Armstrong (vocals, guitar), Lars Frederiksen (vocals, guitar), Matt Freeman (bass, vocals) and Branden Steineckert (drums) – have dedicated the last several months to perfecting their seventh studio album. Working with Epitaph president Brett Gurewitz, who helmed the project as producer, and mixer Joe Barresi (Tool, Bad Religion), the album is slated for release later this year.

It has been two years since the last Rancid UK tour, and five years since the last Rancid record. 2008 promises to be an exhilarating year for both the band and Rancid fans alike.

Rancid on tour:

1-Nov Newcastle Academy
2-Nov Glasgow Barrowlands
3-Nov Manchester Academy
4-Nov Bristol Academy
6-Nov Cardiff University Great Hall
7-Nov Sheffield Academy
8-Nov Leeds Academy
10-Nov Nottingham Rock City
11-Nov Birmingham Academy
12-Nov Portsmouth Pyramid
14-Nov London Astoria