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Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys
Formed: 1995 in Boston, MA
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Genre: Folk, World
Group Members: Matt Kelly, Mike McColgan, Rick Barton, Ken Casey, Al Barr, James Lynch, Marc Orrell, Spicy McHaggis, Ryan Foltz, Jeff DaRosa, Scruffy Wallace, ...See All
Biography: The hardcore punk/Celtic folk outfit Dropkick Murphys formed in South Boston in 1995; vocalist Mike McColgan, guitarist Rick Barton, and bassist Ken Casey comprised the original nucleus of the group, with a series of drummers passing through the lineup before the addition of Matt Kelly in 1997. After ...Read full biography
Live On St. Patrick's Day
Released: 2002
Label: Epitaph Records
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Great live albums accomplish two things: They show how an artist sounds in real life (or something close to it) and they make you wish that you were there the night they recorded this gig. By this measure, ...Read full review
Going Out in Style
Released: 2011
Label: Born & Bred Records
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While pop/rock's pantheon of concept characters is topped by incredible and outlandish characters like Ziggy Stardust and Tommy, the truth is that Cornelius Larkin -- war veteran, working-class hero, and ...Read full review