The album is the first full length from the band since 2014’s This Means War.
Monday, February 18, 2019 at 4:16 PM (PST) by Mike Scott
The album is the first full length from the band since 2014’s This Means War.
Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 12:42 PM (PST) by Tom Aylott
The Old Firm Casuals, led by Lars Frederiksen (Rancid) and Casey Watson (ex-Never Healed), have premiered a new single through Kerrang!. “Get Out Of Our Way” is taken from the band’s forthcoming album “Holger Danske”, which is released next Friday 15th February through Demons Run Amok Entertainment. The album follows 2017’s “Wartime Rock ‘N’ Roll” EP.
You can stream the track using the player below.
Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 10:32 AM (PST) by Johnny X
The Old Firm Casuals have released a music video for “Motherland,” a new song off their upcoming album “Holger Danske” set for release through Pirates Press and Demons Run Amok Entertainment on March 15th. Check it out below.
For those of you not in the know, The Old Firm Casuals is Lars Frederiksen of Rancid’s Oi!/Streetpunk side project band.
The Old Firm Casuals have announced the release date for their upcoming album. Holger Danske is out on March 15th.
Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 2:15 PM (PST) by otter272
CEO Marcel Erdmann said of the signing:
“We are happy and proud to work with such legendary punkrock musicians. Its undoubtedly that Lars and Rancid influenced my musical taste years ago! We follow OFC for a long time and have finally the chance to work with them! Welcome to the DRA Family!”
The band will be releasing their first record with the new label this winter. Their latest release was the 2017 EP Wartime Rock N Roll.
Friday, January 19, 2018 at 4:15 PM (PST) by Screeching Bottlerocket
Another club show has been announced for the 20th Anniversary edition of Las Vegas’ Punk Rock Bowling. Taking place at Fremont Country Club on May 27th, the show will be headlined by New York hardcore legends Agnostic Front. Support bands include The Old Firm Casuals (ft. Lars Frederiksen), Bad Co. Project, and Crim.
Tickets for the 21+ show are $20 (presales begin March 3rd) and doors open at 10pm. Stay tuned for more PRB club show announcements, and check out the main festival lineup here.
Friday, August 25, 2017 at 5:28 PM (PST) by Screeching Bottlerocket
Lars Frederiksen’s side project The Old Firm Casuals just released a music video for their song “Never Say Die”, which is the official anthem of Major League Soccer’s San Jose Earthquakes.
The video was recorded inside the team’s home stadium. Check it out below.
“Never Say Day” was released in 2014 to celebrate the Quakes’ 40th anniversary. The track features backup vocals from former and current players for the MLS club.
Monday, March 13, 2017 at 10:39 AM (PST) by rick delaney
The Old Firm Casuals are streaming a brand new song, “Wartime Rock ‘n’ Roll”. The track accompanies an announcement that the band will release a new EP in the near future. The exact date of the new material is currently unknown but watch this space for further news.
For now, you can enjoy “Wartime Rock ‘n’ Roll” below.
Monday, May 16, 2016 at 12:41 PM (PST) by Lauren Mills
The Old Firm Casuals have released a new video. It’s for the song “A Butcher’s Banquet.”
You can watch it below.
The song is off an upcoming 12-inch EP of the same name due out June via Oi! The Boat Records and Randale Records.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 3:36 PM (PST) by milhouse
This past Saturday I nearly missed an incredible show featuring local favorites Old Firm Casuals, Suede Razors, and Roadside Bombs. I was supposed to work, and once I got the night off I found it terribly difficult to find tickets to the sold-out event. Alas, a ticket materialized and I headed across the Bay Bridge to the sauna that is The Night Light. If the previous week’s show’s theme was youthful energy, this show’s theme was ‘old punks’. Indeed, all the bands have been around in the scene for quite awhile, and at 30, I found myself as one of the younger attendees.
Roadside Bombs opened the night in classic fashion with some great sounds of the street. The band is punk-driven, but definitely has a melodic side that shines through. There’s plenty of opportunities to sing along with some gang vocals too, especially with songs like “Not Everybody Knows a Good Thing”, “My Side Of Town”, “Tax Revolution”, “Bring ‘Em Home”, and more just to name a few. Definitely the perfect fit for the lineup, and a great opener for the night. The band most recently released “My Side Of Town” back in 2014, which you can listen to here.
Things got a little more intense as Darrel, Mike and crew took to the stage for Suede Razors, featuring members of Harrington Saints, Sydney Ducks, Hounds & Harlots, and more, these guys are no strangers to the scene. A Suede Razors show is like a trip to your local bar, singing along to pub songs with your mates – just with a punk/skinhead tinge to it. In fact, the intro to “Bovver Boys” sounds like something you would hear in an English pub after a soccer match. The band has really done well creating a unique sound that builds off all the guys’ collective experience. “Here She Comes” gets you off your barstool and maybe not dancing, but definitely nodding your head along to the beat. One of my favorites is “Longshot Kid”, which builds up and will have you throwing fists in the air by the end.
I don’t know what it is, but it has proven to be a challenge of entry for every band Lars is in. I hear he is a fan of dyingscene, however it seems our press requests always fall on deaf ears. Persistence and perseverance are the names of the game, and I managed to be up front and center as Old Firm Casuals took the stage. I’ve seen the band several times over the years, and it amazes me that photos from their set at The Blank Club nearly 6 years ago still remain at the top of Google image searches. It’s great to see Lars’ voice shine through in a new light outside of the Rancid sound we’ve all become accustomed to. He’s got the perfect amount of grit and melody – no frills vocals at its best. It was definitely a treat to see “Skinhead” performed live, among other favorites.
You can view set photos below.
Huge thanks to Ian, Ben, Darrel, Skip, and Chelsea for helping out, and cheers to all the Pirates and Chapter 11 crew! It’s always great seeing you all.
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 1:49 PM (PST) by Gina Skidz
Oi! fans, get ready for some Christmas cheer from Evil Conduct and The Old Firm Casuals. Although Yuletide Cheers and Oi! has been out for a while now, it’s that time of year and you really can’t miss hearing 2 of your favorite Christmas tunes sung with streetpunk flavor.
The split features Evil Conduct’s version of “Silver Bells,” and The Old Firm’s “Father Xmas.” You can stream both tracks below.
Friday, November 7, 2014 at 1:13 PM (PST) by xxxx
“Election Day” comes from the band’s latest album This Means War, which was released in July on Oi! The Boat Records and served as a follow-up to the group’s a 7-inch Never Say Die, launchd in January.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 5:41 PM (PST) by jaystone
Tough break (sorry for that) for The Old Firm Casuals. The band recently embarked on a full European tour, but suffered a setback when drummer Paul Rivas broke his arm (that’s the X-Ray above). The Bay Area oi punk band (which also includes Lars from Rancid) were forced to cancel their gig at the Punk Rock Holiday Festival in Slovenia. However, they’re hoping to continue the remainder of their tour dates with a few fill-in drummers. Check out the full European rundown here. Get well soon, Paul!
The Old Firm Casuals’ debut album, “This Is War,” is available here.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 4:44 PM (PST) by jaystone
Entitled “This Means War,” the album will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow (Thursday, July 17th). Check out your order options right here. Digital release is slated for July 29th.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 11:56 AM (PST) by The Torchbearer
“Perry Boys” comes from the band’s upcoming album This Means War, which will be released later this year on Oi! The Boat Records. The Old Firm Casuals last released a 7-inch entitled Never Say Die in January.
All Hope Remains are apparently based in Australia, but I'm finding that hard to believe. Everything from the Euro-English stylings of their name, to the slightly metallic, melancholy-tinged sound screams 'Alienated European punks who grew up listening to Epi/Fat' to me. This isn't the type of Aussie punk that conjures images of board shorts, beers and 'barbies, it's something deeper and more brooding than that. Their latest single 'Hit Rewind' is sure to tickle the fancy of skate punks across the world; the opening snare roll and subsequent harmonic-laden guitar riff rolling back the years to when Ten Foot Pole and Pennywise were hotter than an ill-prepared British tourist walking in the Australian sun. What sets these guys apart is their knack for melody and the clarity of the vocals. Plenty of bands are tight and technical, but few also have hooks that stand out over the flurry of riffs and drums fills that skate punk is heaving with. Check them out here.