::...And Out Come the Wolves


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…And Out Come the Wolves is the third studio album by the American punk rock band Rancid. It was released on August 22, 1995, through Epitaph Records. Rancid's popularity and catchy songs made them the subject of a major label bidding war (hence the title, ...And Out Come the Wolves<ref name="allmusic">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> taken from a poem in Jim Carroll's The Basketball Diaries) that ended with the band staying on Epitaph. With a sound heavily influenced by ska, which called to mind Tim Armstrong and Matt Freeman's past in Operation Ivy, Rancid became one of the few bands of the mid-to late-1990s boom in punk rock to retain much of its original fanbase. In terms of record sales and certifications, …And Out Come the Wolves is a popular album in the United States. It produced three hit singles: "Roots Radicals", "Time Bomb" and "Ruby Soho", that earned Rancid its heaviest airplay on MTV and radio stations to date. All the singles charted on Modern Rock Tracks. …And Out Come the Wolves was certified gold by the RIAA on January 22, 1996. It was certified platinum on September 23, 2004.<ref name="goldcertification">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Along with Bad Religion's Stranger than Fiction, Green Day's Dookie and The Offspring's Smash, ...And Out Come the Wolves helped revive mainstream popular interest in punk rock in the mid-1990s, signaled the initial rise of mainstream punk rock, and proved to be a massive success for the band, making them possibly the most popular American punk rock band to be signed onto an independent record label.{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Category handler|main}}{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}[citation needed] }} Since 2004, the album has continued to sell millions of digital copies.{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Category handler|main}}{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}[citation needed] }} To coincide with its 20th anniversary, Rancid performed the album live in its entirety on their 2015-2016 Honor Is All We Know world tour.<ref>Rancid to play all of '…And Out Come the Wolves' at Punk Rock Bowling. Punknews.org. Retrieved October 5, 2015.</ref><ref>Full lineup for this year's Amnesia Rockfest announced. Punknews.org. Retrieved October 5, 2015.</ref><ref>Rancid to play '…And Out Come The Wolves' in full at Groezrock. Punktastic.com. Retrieved October 5, 2015.</ref>

...And Out Come the Wolves sections
Intro   Background    Recording and production    Release and reception    Artwork    Track listing    Personnel    Chart positions    References   

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