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The Dropkick Murphys had already carved out a well-earned niche as one of the best of the Celtic punk bands when their roaring 2005 “I'm Shipping Up to Boston” took on a life of its own. Prominent placement in the Martin Scorsese hit... more

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From their early days of practicing in barbershop basements to sharing the stage with Aerosmith for a cover of “Dirty Water” at the Comcast Center last week, Dropkick Murphys have been able to reach out to a mainstream audience without alie... more

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Ancestral lineage aside, everybody loves a little Irish punk party rock around March. That’s been part of the Dropkick Murphys’ appeal since their inception in 1996, but this seven-piece band has found considerably broader success than the ... more

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