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"It’s about time we brought back a festival like this."
"If it works, why change it?"
Police are investigating the 'accidental fatality' that killed a 23-year-old pedestrian
The band has hardly changed their approach in 15 years, but seeing them live – and they must be seen live – you’d be hard-pressed to want them to.
Dropkick Murphys are a band that needs no introduction. Their honest blend of Celtic punk has been a permanent and respected staple in the genre for some time. With a new album out and an Australian tour (including Bluesfest) on the horizon, Killyourstereo.com caught up with drummer Matt Kelly to discuss all things Dropkick.
Studio album number eight from US Celtic punks.
Signed & Sealed In Blood is another solid romp for one of punk rock’s hardest working and most consistent outfits.
“There are pros and cons to both obviously, but I think overall I prefer to play our own gigs because you have a lot more freedom to design a set-list – when you’re headlining you get a much larger chunk of time to do your thing."
Taking the chance while they're here for Bluesfest
Infusing traditional Irish folk influences with the chaotic energy of punk rock, Dropkick Murphys have gained a loyal following over the past 14 years for writing music in their own unique way. Armed with an arsenal of instruments including bagpipes, whistles and accordions along with a spot on the upcoming No Sleep Til festival, drummer Matt Kelly took time out to talk writing, touring and what they have in store for Australian audiences.