Lars Frederiksen and the bastards is a side project band of Lars Frederiksen from Rancid. The band members are Lars Frederiksen (vocals and lead guitar), Gordy (also credited as "Unknown Bastard") (vocals), Big Jay Bastard (bass), Craig Leg (rhythm guitar) and Scott Abels (also credited as "Skatty Punk Rock") (drums). Whilst Craig did not appear on the first album, he has always been a touring member of the band. They have released two albums to date. Their self titled hit shelves in 2001 and Viking followed in 2004.