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St. Patrick’s Day 2001, I’m shipping back up to Syracuse, back to school after a spring break spent doing nothing but playing Wrestlemania 2000 on the Nintendo 64 and drinking with my friends in Baltimore. It’s five in the morning, and I haven’t slept. My friend Nat was supposed to pick me up the previou… More »

Something about America’s pastime inspires whimsical paeans from even the generally sports-ambivalent world of indie rock. Just ask Death Cab For Cutie frontman Benjamin Gibbard, who took a break from prepping his solo debut, Former Lives (out via Barsuk 10/16), to post a long-dormant track titled “Ichiro’s Theme” to Soundcloud. Gibbard was reflecting on yesterday’… More »

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Dropkick Murphys’ Tour Bus Involved In Fatal Accident

Dropkick Murphys, the Celtic punk band from Boston, were driving to a Dallas airport early Sunday morning to drop a band member off. As the
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2014 - 10:12 am

Photos: Riot Fest Denver 2014

Riot Fest has grown into a gigantic music festival that occurs in three different iterations throughout the year. For the Denver edition this past weekend,…
Miles Bowe | September 23, 2014 - 11:39 am

Sasquatch! 2013 Sunday: Killer Mike, Grimes, Earl Sweatshirt, & More

If Friday and Saturday felt a little lite in the hip-hop department, Sunday was like an all you can eat buffet. I indulged quite a…
Miles Bowe | May 27, 2013 - 4:49 pm

Watch Dropkick Murphys Singer Beat Up Fan Doing Nazi Salute Onstage In NYC

If you ever want to see some absolute violence, just point a racist skinhead out to a non-racist skinhead. And skinhead brawling doesn’t stop just…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2013 - 10:34 am

Dropkick Murphys – “The Boys Are Back” Video

At the beginning of the year, I gave Album Of The Week to Signed And Sealed In Blood, the latest from the reliably hammerheaded Bosto…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Stream Dropkick Murphys Signed And Sealed In Blood

Boston’s Dropkick Murphys have now spent a decade and a half fusing Irish reels with roomful-of-drunk-bruisers punk shoutalongs. Their whole thing should’ve worn thin long…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2013 - 5:15 pm

The Red Sox’s Good Luck Charm: Celtic Punk

Although it may seem that all we nourish ourselves with is music and pop culture ... well, no, that's about right. But hey sometimes artist…
Stereogum | October 26, 2007 - 8:29 pm

Who’s The Boss Listening To?

We showed Against Me! some wine-drenched love a ways back and got mostly grief for it. First comment: "This is absolute dog shit." Sigh. If…
Stereogum | October 24, 2007 - 10:59 am