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Chris Payne of Billboard sat down with a variety of artists to preview the upcoming MLB season. Jimmy Eat World talk the Diamondbacks, The Hold Steady talk the Twins, and Dropkick Murphys talk the Red Sox.
I played up until my senior year. I quit because in my junior year I started dealing with some nagging injuries and I wasn't having that much fun. And that's when Jimmy Eat World were getting together and playing. I quit and left the baseball field to practice [with] Jimmy Eat World and haven't played since. I've been [with] Jimmy Eat World for the past 20 years.
Jason Tate on 04/03/14 - 03:51 PM
Mike McColgan (Street Dogs) and Rick Barton (ex-Dropkick Murphys) have formed a new project called FM359.
Christian Wagner on 09/12/13 - 09:32 AM
Dropkick Murphys have announced their annual St. Paddy's show schedule. Details are in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 09/11/13 - 10:32 AM
Dropkick Murphys have 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.
Chris Collum on 05/15/13 - 08:15 PM
Dropkick Murphys's are playing a benefit show for the Boston victims this Sunday at the House of Blues. Details here. Also, they are still selling t-shirts to raise funds for the victims as well.
Drew Beringer on 04/24/13 - 12:04 PM
Dropkick Murphys are selling a shirt to raise funds for the victims of the Boston bombings.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/18/13 - 09:29 AM
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.

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Drew Beringer on 03/15/13 - 12:17 PM
Dropkick Murphys and Old Man Markley will start touring together next month. Dates are in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 01/29/13 - 04:35 PM
"You're the closest thing to hell I've seen so far."
Album ReviewsMallory Knox - Signals (Andy Biddulph)
Diamond Youth - Orange (Jason Gardner)
Dropkick Murphys - Signed and Sealed in Blood (Gregory Robson)
Yo La Tengo - Fade (Kelly Doherty)
Canadian Wedding - Keep Count EP (Kelly Doherty)
Andy Biddulph on 01/21/13 - 02:41 AM
Dropkick Murphys released its new album Signed and Sealed in Blood yesterday, but we still have a couple more exclusive videos from the band discussing the songs from the album. Over the course of the next week, we, along with our AbsoluteVoices sites and our friends at PureVolume, will be premiering two video features a day. Today, we are have the album's eighth track "Don't Tear Us Apart," which you can find in the replies. PureVolume has the seventh track "The Battle Rages On" here. They are also streaming the new album here.
Drew Beringer on 01/09/13 - 11:43 AM
Dropkick Murphys are set to drop its new album Signed and Sealed in Blood on January 8th. Over the course of the next week, we, along with our AbsoluteVoices sites and our friends at PureVolume, will be premiering two video features a day. Today, we are have the album's second track "Prisoner's Song," which you can find in the replies. PureVolume has the opening track "The Boys Are Back" here. Each video is accompanied by video commentary from the band as well. Check out the songs and let us know what you think.
Drew Beringer on 01/04/13 - 08:40 AM
Watch Dropkick Murphys' music video for "The Season's Upon Us" here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/03/12 - 09:46 AM
Dropkick Murphys, Teenage Bottlerocket and The Mahones will be playing some shows together later this year. Dates are in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 09/10/12 - 02:09 PM
Riot Fest 2012 will take place on September 14-16 at Humboldt Park and Congress Theater in Chicago, IL. In addition to headliners such as Rise Against, Iggy & the Stooges, Elvis Costello, Descendents, Dropkick Murphys and The Offspring, the event is scheduled to be Choidos' first show back with Craig Owens. Check out the poster with the first batch of bands in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/15/12 - 05:55 AM
You can stream another new live song from the Dropkick Murphys' upcoming live album, here. Don't forget you can still stream a tune, and enter a contest to win some prizes, on our site as well.
Jason Tate on 03/09/12 - 03:17 PM
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...
Jason Tate on 03/07/12 - 01:10 PM
Dropkick Murphys and Bridge Nine Records have teamed up to release a limited edition live picture disc 7".
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/07/12 - 05:52 AM
Dates for Dropkick Murphys' North American St. Patrick's Day Tour can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/14/11 - 11:39 AM
Details and tour dates for Dropkick Murphys's Shamrock-N-Roll Festival with Street Dogs, Chuck Ragan and more can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/15/11 - 10:57 AM
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.
Tony Pascarella on 03/24/11 - 05:42 PM
Stream a new Dropkick Murphys song, "Take 'Em Down," here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/22/11 - 01:42 PM
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.
Matthew Tsai on 02/17/11 - 10:15 AM
Dropkick Murphys and Against Me! will be touring together next year. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/17/10 - 12:12 PM
Boston's Have Nots have recently wrapped up a handful of dates with The Dropkick Murphys. A tour video can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/01/10 - 09:32 AM
The Dropkick Murphys just released a trailer for their new live CD/DVD which you can view in the replies. It will be relesed on March 16th.
Jamie Pham on 03/07/10 - 12:56 PM
Dropkick Murphys are packing seven shows in six days at Boston's House of Blues leading up to (surprise, surprise) St. Patrick's Day. The opening bands will be Sick Of It All, Swingin' Utters, Filthy Thieving Bastards and Larry and His Flask. Specifics are in the replies.
Julia Conny on 03/04/10 - 12:14 PM
The Offspring is doing a North American tour this summer with varied support from Alkaline Trio, Street Dogs, Shiny Toy Guns, Dropkick Murphys, Pennywise and Sum 41. Press release and dates are in the replies. Will this be the tour of the summer?
Julia Conny on 03/24/09 - 02:31 PM
For those of you who have bought tickets for the St. Paul/Minneapolis date of the All Roads Lead To Boston tour, check the replies for a message from the Dropkick Murphy's.
Mike Kraft on 02/18/09 - 05:33 AM
Dropkick Murphys have posted a new song named "The Chosen Few" on myspace.
Steve Henderson on 07/15/08 - 10:53 AM
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.
Rohan Kohli on 03/04/08 - 12:35 PM
Guitarist of the The Dropkick Murphys, Marc Orrell, has confirmed that he is leaving the band.
Marc's AnnouncementYou may have heard some talk that I am going to stop playing with the Dropkick Murphys. I wanted to confirm that the rumors are true and I am leaving the band. I'm very grateful for everything playing with DKM has brought me and I'm sad to be going but I feel like the time has come for me to try working on different styles of music and some of my own projects, I'm ready to spread my wings as they say.

I've been pickin', ticklin', strummin', squeezin', crashin', trashin' and smashin' with the Dropkicks for many years and am proud to have been a part of all the achievements...
Louise Heng on 01/22/08 - 09:25 AM
Promote literacy!
Reviews - 01.16.07Baumer - Were It Not For You (Julia Conny)
Dropkick Murphys - The Meanest of Times (Tony Pascarella)
Julia Conny on 01/16/08 - 07:17 AM
I will be interviewing Al Barr of Dropkick Murphys on Monday. Have any questions about the band, their history, the new album, or anything else? Ask in the replies and I'll try to get it answered.
Tony Pascarella on 10/20/07 - 09:04 AM
Dropkick Murphys have been selected as NHL Connect's Artist of the Month for the span of October. The act's latest effort, The Meanest of Times, is available now courtesy of Born and Bred Records.

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Brandon Allin on 10/03/07 - 11:36 PM
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.

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Brandon Allin on 09/28/07 - 02:21 PM
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.

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Brandon Allin on 09/11/07 - 07:31 AM
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.

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Brandon Allin on 09/10/07 - 10:07 AM
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.

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Brandon Allin on 09/08/07 - 01:51 PM
Head to our gallery to view the hi-res artwork for the new Dropkick Murphys record, The Meanest of Times.
Garett Press on 08/31/07 - 04:39 PM
Dropkick Murphys' new album The Meanest Of Times will hit stores September 18th.

Track Listing
01. Famous For Nothing
02. God Willing
03. The State Of Massachusetts
04. Tomorrow's Industry
05. Echoes On "A." Street
06. Vices And Virtues
07. Surrender
08. (F)lannigan's Ball
09. I'll Begin Again
10. Fairmount Hill
11. Loyal To No One
12. Shattered
13. Rude Awakenings
14. Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ya
15. Never Forget

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Joe DeAndrea on 08/30/07 - 01:59 PM
The trailer to Dropkick Murphys' new album The Meanest Of Times can be seen in the replies.

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Joe DeAndrea on 08/29/07 - 11:15 AM
Dropkick Murphys have announced new tour dates. Their new album The Meanest of Times comes out on September 18th.
Dates8/2/07 Wantagh, NY - Mulcahy's w/The Krays, Last Call Brawl
8/3/07 Scranton, PA - Tink's w/The Aggrolites, The Krays
8/4/07 Norfolk, VA - The Norva w/The Aggrolites, The Krays
8/5/07 Charlotte, NC - Amos' Southend w/The Aggrolites, The Krays
8/6/07 Savanna, GA - Malone's w/The Aggrolites, The Krays
8/7/07 Myrtle Beach, SC - House Of Blues w/The Aggrolites, The Krays
8/8/07 Dewey Beach, DE - Bottle and Cork w/The Aggrolites, The Krays
8/9/07 Asbury Park, NJ - Stone Pony Lot
8/10/07 Reading, PA - The Silo w/The Aggrolites, The Krays
8/11/07 Utica, NY - Saranac Brewery...
Paul Tao on 07/09/07 - 10:05 AM
Dropkick Murphys' Second Annual Acoustic Charity Breakfast will be taking place Sunday, March 18th at the Local 103 I.B.E.W. Union Hall in Dorchester. When you buy a ticket, it includes your buffet breakfast as well as live entertainment. There will be bagpipes, beer, Irish step dancers, celebrity speakers and, of course, Dropkick playing an acoustic set. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, February 2nd at 10:00AM.

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Jared Kaufman on 02/01/07 - 06:38 AM
Los Angeles, California-area dirty reggae act The Aggrolites have announced a first quarter run with the Dropkick Murphys and Sick Of It All. You can find the tour dates below.
The Aggrolites Tour DatesMar. 1st, 07 - Morongo Casino - El Cabazon, California
Mar. 2nd, 07 - House of Blues - Las Vegas, Nevada
Mar. 3rd, 07 - The Grove - Anaheim, California
Mar. 4th, 07 - Majestic Theatre - Ventura, California
Mar. 5th, 07 - House of Blues - San Diego, California
Mar. 7th, 07 - Fillmore - Denver, Colorado
Mar. 8th, 07 - Beaumont Club - Kansas City, Missouri
Mar. 9th, 07 - House of Blues - Chicago, Illinois
Mar. 10th, 07 - Orbit Room - Grand Rapids, Michigan
Mar. 11th, 07 - Bogart's -...
Brandon Allin on 12/14/06 - 03:20 PM
Big D and the Kids Table have unveiled the schedule for their forthcoming European tour, on which the ska-punk act will be joined by the Dropkick Murphys and Runnin' Riot. You can find the tour's complete route below.
Big D and the Kids Table European Tour DatesJan. 25th, 07 - AB - Brussels, Belgium
Jan. 26th, 07 - o13 - Tilburg, Netherlands
Jan. 27th, 07 - Weststadthalle - Essen, Germany
Jan. 28th, 07 - Hyde Park - Osnabruck, Germany
Jan. 29th, 07 - Paradiso - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jan. 30th, 07 - Werk 2 - Leipzig, Germany
Jan. 31st, 07 - Halle 2 - Heidelberg, Germany
Feb. 1st, 07 - Gasometer - Vienna/Wein, Austria
Feb. 2nd, 07 - Event Center - Hohenems, Austria
Feb. 3rd, 07...
Brandon Allin on 12/14/06 - 03:02 PM
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