|Studio album by|
|Released||June 9, 2017|
|Recorded||December 2015–January 2017|
|Genre||Punk rock, ska punk|
|Singles from Trouble Maker|
Trouble Maker is the ninth studio album by the American punk rock band Rancid, released on June 9, 2017.Like many of Rancid's albums, Trouble Maker was produced by Epitaph founder and Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz, and marks the band's first album since their 1993 self-titled debut to feature the original Rancid logo on the cover. The band recorded the album between December 2015 and January 2017 at Big Bad Sound, Sunset Sound, and Red Star.
|Consequence of Sound||B|
Trouble Maker received mixed reviews upon its release. AllMusic writer Tim Sendra rated the album two-and-a-half stars out of five and called it "exactly what a Rancid fan would expect a Rancid album to sound like, which is both a blessing and a curse." He continued, "The former because if classic Rancid is what you need to fulfill your punk rock longings, as always they deliver the requisite gutter chants, spiky attitude, and spit-covered microphones. The latter because at this point the Rancid sound can't help but feel a little too safe and sanitized, especially given the sparkling production Brett Gurewitz gives to the album. It may be a little late in the game to expect the band to do anything but give the fans exactly what they want, or what the band thinks they want, but it's not too much to ask for songs that have a bit less studio gloss and a little more fire and grit."
Originally Rancid intended to record an EPs worth of material in December 2015.
The tracks written solely by Tim were meant for Tim's second solo album which was recorded with Matt on bass and Joey Castillo on drums. Upon hearing the tracks Brett Gurewitz suggested Rancid go back into the studio and use these towards a new Rancid album.
|1.||"Track Fast"||Rancid||Armstrong, Freeman||0:58|
|2.||"Ghost of a Chance"||Armstrong||Armstrong||1:36|
|4.||"An Intimate Close Up of a Street Punk Trouble Maker"||Armstrong||Armstrong||2:34|
|5.||"Where I'm Going"||Rancid||Frederiksen, Armstrong||2:23|
|7.||"Farewell Lola Blue"||Armstrong||Armstrong, Frederiksen||2:26|
|8.||"All American Neighborhood"||Rancid||Armstrong||1:13|
|9.||"Bovver Rock and Roll"||Rancid||Armstrong, Frederiksen||3:02|
|10.||"Make It Out Alive"||Rancid||Armstrong, Frederiksen||1:50|
|11.||"Molly Make Up Your Mind"||Armstrong||Armstrong||1:12|
|12.||"I Got Them Blues Again"||Armstrong||Armstrong||1:48|
|13.||"Beauty of the Pool Hall"||Armstrong||Armstrong||2:15|
|14.||"Say Goodbye to Our Heroes"||Rancid||Armstrong||2:10|
|15.||"I Kept a Promise"||Armstrong||Armstrong||2:58|
|16.||"Cold Cold Blood"||Rancid||Armstrong||1:42|
|17.||"This Is Not the End"||Armstrong||Armstrong||1:57|
|18.||"We Arrived Right on Time"||Rancid||Armstrong||2:20|
|19.||"Go on Rise Up"||Armstrong||Armstrong||2:23|
|18.||"We Arrived Right on Time"||Rancid||Armstrong||2:20|
|19.||"Go on Rise Up"||Armstrong||Armstrong||2:23|
|20.||"Never Forget Us"||Armstrong||2:43|
|Australian Albums (ARIA)||41|
|Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)||33|
|Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)||60|
|Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)||142|
|Canadian Albums (Billboard)||55|
|German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)||21|
|Italian Albums (FIMI)||73|
|New Zealand Heatseekers Albums (RMNZ)||4|
|Scottish Albums (OCC)||25|
|Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)||38|
|UK Albums (OCC)||57|
|US Billboard 200||23|
|US Independent Albums (Billboard)||1|
|US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard)||2|
|US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)||4|
Rancid is an American punk rock band formed in Berkeley, California in 1991. Founded by former members of the band Operation Ivy, Rancid is often credited as being among the wave of bands that revived mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States during the mid-1990s. Over their 31-year career, Rancid retained much of its original fan-base, most of which was connected to its underground musical roots.
Smash is the third studio album by American rock band the Offspring, released on April 8, 1994, by Epitaph Records. After touring in support of their previous album Ignition (1992), the band recorded their next album over two months at Track Record in North Hollywood, California. Smash was the band's final studio album to be produced by Thom Wilson, who had worked with them since their 1989 eponymous debut. This also marks the first album where Dexter Holland is credited with playing the guitar as opposed to vocals only.
Ixnay on the Hombre is the fourth studio album by American rock band the Offspring, released on February 4, 1997, by Columbia Records. After the massive commercial success of their previous album, Smash (1994), the band entered the studio in the middle of 1996 to record a new album. The title combines Pig Latin and Spanish to convey the message "fuck The Man", as in "fuck authority".
Let's Go is the second studio album by the American punk rock band Rancid. It was released on June 21, 1994, through Epitaph Records and was the band's first album to feature Lars Frederiksen on guitar. The album initially achieved little mainstream success, though it appealed to the band's fanbase. However, the surprise success of punk rock bands such as The Offspring, Green Day and Bad Religion in the mid-1990s brought forth more mainstream interest in Let's Go, and it peaked at number 97 on the Billboard 200. "Salvation" was released to alternative radio on February 3, 1995.
Rancid is the eponymously titled fifth studio album by the American punk rock band Rancid, released on August 1, 2000. It is the second eponymous album and the first to be released through frontman Tim Armstrong's label, Hellcat Records. It also features the return of producer Brett Gurewitz, who has produced every subsequent album by the band.
Stranger than Fiction is the eighth full-length studio album by American punk rock band Bad Religion, released in 1994. It was a major breakthrough for Bad Religion, being certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America and becoming the band's first album to chart on the Billboard 200, peaking at 87.
Try This is the third studio album by American singer Pink, released on November 11, 2003. It featured the singles "Trouble," which earned Pink a Grammy Award, "God Is a DJ" and "Last to Know". Try This was certified Platinum by the RIAA for shipments of over one million copies. Pink supported the album with the Try This Tour in 2004 across Europe and Australia.
Indestructible is the sixth studio album by the American punk rock band Rancid. It was produced by Brett Gurewitz and released by Hellcat Records with distribution through Warner Bros. Records on August 19, 2003. Despite critical acclaim, the band was criticized by some of its fans for Indestructible's "poppier" sound on some of its tracks. It debuted at number 15 on the charts, selling 51,000 copies in its first week. It was Rancid's highest debut at the time, which was surpassed six years later with their 2009 album, Let the Dominoes Fall. Indestructible marks the last recording by drummer Brett Reed, who left the band in 2006 and was replaced by current drummer Branden Steineckert. Additionally, it is the only album that features songwriting contributions from Reed.
The Gray Race is the ninth full-length album of the punk rock band Bad Religion, which was released in 1996. It was the follow-up to the band's highly successful 1994 album Stranger Than Fiction.
The Head on the Door is the sixth studio album by English rock band The Cure. It was released on 26 August 1985 by Fiction Records. Preceded by the single "In Between Days" which had reached No. 15 on the UK Singles Chart, The Head on the Door was described by Melody Maker as "a collection of pop songs". With its variety of styles, it allowed the group to reach a wider audience in both Europe and North America. In the United Kingdom it became their most successful album to date, entering the albums chart at No. 7 on 7 September.
Rancid is the debut studio album by the American punk rock band Rancid. It was released on May 10, 1993, through Epitaph Records.
Nine Lives is the twelfth studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released on March 18, 1997. The album was produced by Aerosmith and Kevin Shirley, and was the band's first studio album released by Columbia Records since 1982's Rock in a Hard Place. In the United States, it peaked at number one on the Billboard 200 and sold over two million copies. One of the album's singles, "Pink", won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. Until, Music from Another Dimension!, Nine Lives was their longest album, tied closely with their previous Get a Grip both having total track time of 62 minutes.
Let the Dominoes Fall is the seventh studio album by the American punk rock band Rancid. It is their first album of new material in nearly six years, following 2003's Indestructible, and their first with drummer Branden Steineckert, who joined the band in 2006 after the departure of founding drummer Brett Reed.
This Is Happening is the third studio album by American rock band LCD Soundsystem. It was released first on May 17, 2010, jointly through DFA and Virgin Records in the United States and Parlophone elsewhere. It was recorded over the course of 2009 and early 2010 in the Mansion recording studio in Los Angeles. The first single, "Drunk Girls", was released in April 2010, with a music video directed by Spike Jonze. The album is dedicated to Jerry Fuchs (1974–2009), who performed drums live with the band on occasion, as well as having a big part in associated DFA acts.
...Honor Is All We Know is the eighth studio album by the American punk rock band Rancid, released on October 27, 2014. It is the band's first studio album since Let the Dominoes Fall (2009), and their second one to be recorded under its current incarnation. Work on ...Honor Is All We Know began in 2011 and it was originally planned for a 2012 release, but was repeatedly delayed while the band continued touring and writing new material, and its members were busy with their own projects. After three years of writing and recording, the album was finished in 2014. ...Honor is all We Know is Rancid's shortest studio album; at under 33 minutes, it is a-minute-and-a-half shorter than their 1993 self-titled debut album.
Nonagon Infinity is the eighth studio album by Australian psychedelic rock band King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard. It was released on 29 April 2016 on ATO Records. The album is designed to play as an "infinite loop" where each song segues into the next and the last song segues into the first, so that "the record can be played front-to-back-to-front-to-back and the sound won’t break." The title is a reference to this idea, as there are nine songs on the album that could be played "infinitely."
Slowdive is the fourth studio album by English rock band Slowdive. It was released on 5 May 2017 by the record label Dead Oceans. It is Slowdive's first studio album in 22 years, following Pygmalion (1995). It is also the band's first album since Souvlaki (1993) to feature the drummer Simon Scott as a member.
Orc is the nineteenth studio album by American garage rock band Oh Sees, released on August 25, 2017, on Castle Face Records. It is the band's first studio album to be released under the name Oh Sees, after it was announced that they would be dropping Thee from their name.
Signs is the fourth studio album by American blues rock group Tedeschi Trucks Band. The album was released on February 15, 2019, by Fantasy Records, on the same day that Kofi Burbridge, the band keyboardist, died.
Age of Unreason is the seventeenth studio album by American punk rock band Bad Religion, released on May 3, 2019. It is the band's first studio album to feature guitarist Mike Dimkich and drummer Jamie Miller, replacing Greg Hetson and Brooks Wackerman respectively, and the first one to be produced by Carlos de la Garza, thus ending their collaboration with Joe Barresi, who had produced, mixed or engineered every Bad Religion album since 2004's The Empire Strikes First; Barresi did, however, mix "The Kids Are Alt-Right", which had already been released as a one-off single in 2018.