Dropkick Murphyswere involved in a fatal car crash yesterday when a pedestrian ran out in front of the band's vehicle in what is believed to be a suicide.
Hello Tulsa fans. We have some tough news Ė we have to cancel tonightís show at Cainís Ballroom.
After last nights San Antonio show we were enroute to the dallas airport to drop off Al and then continue on to Tulsa (as we mentioned yesterday Al is flying home for the funeral of a life long friend)
Sadly however, just north of Austin we were involved in a tragic and fatal accident when a pedestrian suddenly ran onto the highway in front of our tour bus. Police suspect a suicide.
We were left with a driver that has been severely...
Dropkick Murphyshave once again collaborated with Bruce Springsteen. This time around the band will be releasing a new version of their single "Rose Tattoo" with contributions from Springsteen, and proceeds will benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. The Boss was previously featured on "Peg O' My Heart" from the 2011 album Going Out in Style.
At the Dropkick Murphys' show in NYC on Wednesday night, a Nazi made his way on stage and performed the Hitler salute during the band's cover of AC/DC's "TNT". As soon as bassist Ken Casey saw this, he shoved and started a fight with the offender. Videos of the incident are in the replies.
Jeff Fitzgerald, candidate for U.S. Senate and current Speaker of the Assembly of Wisconsin, used the Dropkick Murphys/Woody Guthrie anthem "Shipping Up To Boston" as his intro at the stateís Republican Party Convention. The band was less than pleased.
The Dropkick Murphys are releasing a new double CD next Tuesday called Going Out In Style: Fenway Park Bonus Edition, which features: their acclaimed Going Out In Style, plus a full CD of 18 live tracks from their performance at Boston's Fenway Park (hence the CDís subtitle). Videos of this entire performance are also included with the package via a download card. Today we're bringing you a bad ass premiere of "Kiss Me, Iím Shitfaced" from the live Fenway Park performance. You can check that out on the band's AP.net profile or in the replies. Like it? Pre-order the album on Amazon.
But that's not all! We've also got a little contest for you. We want to give you a chance to win...
Dropkick Murphys' music video for "Memorial Day" is in the replies. The song is from their new album, Going Out in Style, which debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200 last week and features Bruce Springsteen on a track.
Dropkick Murphys are counting down to the release of their new album by unveiling exclusive video clips on facebook every day until release. You can also retweet the band's tweets about the count down to have a chance at winning an iPad 2.
After sharing his stage with them in their Boston hometown a couple years back, Bruce Springsteen will do guest vocals on the upcoming The Dropkick Murphys album Going Out in Style, trading lead vocals with Ken Casey on "Peg O' My Heart."
Dropkick Murphys' The Meanest of Times limited edition hits stores on March 11th but is available for pre-order now at Newbury Comics; pre-orders include bonus tracks, a limited edition DVD, and cover autographed by the band.
Dropkick Murphys entered Billboard's Top 200 at number twenty with their latest effort, The Meanest of Times, selling upwards of 28,000 units. The album is available in stores now courtesy of Born and Bred Records.
Boston-based punk rock outfit the Dropkick Murphys have launched a full-album stream in support of their forthcoming release, The Meanest of Times, on their myspace profile. The album is scheduled for release worldwide next Tuesday, September 18th via Born and Bred Records.
Boston-based punk outfit the Dropkick Murphys have launched a mini-site in support of their forthcoming release, The Meanest of Times, which is scheduled for a September 18th release via Born and Bred records.
You can now purchase the Dropkick Murphys' new single, "The State of Massachusetts," on iTunes. The track comes from the Boston septet's upcoming release, The Meanest of Times, which is due out on September 18th via Hellcat Records.