If I Ruled The World Podcast has just released their 47th episode featuring Lars Frederiksen of Rancid and The Old Firm Casuals. In it, Lars shares never-before-heard stories about recording, his connection with the east-coast and NYHC, and how it affected his perspective and songwriting in all of his bands. He also touches on Rancid’s upcoming show with Misfits at Madison Square Garden on 10/19.
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If I Ruled the World is a New York-based podcast created by musicians, George Reynolds (
Mind Over Matter / Day in the Life) and Sam Hoyos (Playing Dead / Carlos Danger). In each bi-weekly episode, the hosts share an insightful conversation with one artist, exploring the philosophy behind how and why they do what they do.
Since releasing their first episode featuring Daryl Palumbo (
Glassjaw, Head Automatica, Color Film) in 2017, the podcast has gone on to host major names such as H.R. (Bad Brains), Jessica Pimentel (Orange is the New Black, Alekhine’s Gun), Vinnie Caruana (The Movielife, I Am the Avalanche), Adam Lazzara, John Nolan and Mark O’Connell ( Taking Back Sunday), and Shawna Potter (War On Women), to name just a few.