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Dropkick Murphys Release Two New Songs Today; New Album This Fall

Dropkick Murphys released their new single and video “Smash Sh*t Up” today. “Smash Sh*t Up” is available digitally and on limited edition colored vinyl paired with B-side “The Bonny,” a cover of Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Cinnamon’s 2019 song. Both songs are available on streaming platforms worldwide, with vinyl offered in the Dropkick Murphys webstore, and at the band’s upcoming tour dates, while supplies last.

The brand new video for “Smash Sh*t Up” can be seen here:

Meanwhile, opening acts have been announced for Dropkick Murphys’ Boston Blowout– the band’s five St. Patrick’s Day Week Boston-area hometown shows, including Rancid’s Lars Frederiksen and Glen Matlock of the Sex Pistols. The full list of openers is as follows:

Friday, March 13 (Encore Boston Harbor):
Lars Frederiksen (from Rancid), Glen Matlock (from Sex Pistols)

Saturday, March 14 (House Of Blues Boston – Matinee):
The Old Firm Casuals (with Lars Frederiksen)
***SOLD OUT***

Sunday, March 15 (House Of Blues Boston):
The Old Firm Casuals (with Lars Frederiksen), Kneecap (from Belfast)

Monday, March 16 (Big Night Live):
The Old Firm Casuals (with Lars Frederiksen), Lenny Lashley (from Darkbuster)

Tuesday, March 17 (House Of Blues Boston):
Darkbuster, Jim Weeks Band
***SOLD OUT***

A limited number of tickets for Dropkick Murphys’ Boston Blowout shows are still available at www.dropkickmurphys.com.

Dropkick Murphys just kicked off their European winter tour in Madrid, with shows through February 21. Following the Boston Blowout dates, the band returns to the road in May for a handful of North American festival dates, including Domination Festival (Mexico City), Epicenter (Concord, NC), Welcome To Rockville (Daytona Beach, FL) and Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival (Columbus, OH). For the most up-to-date Dropkick Murphys tour dates, and to purchase tickets, visit:  http://www.dropkickmurphys.com/tour/. Current tour dates are as follows:

Fri. 1/31
Mannheim, Germany
Sat. 2/1
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ziggo Dome
Sun. 2/2
Frederiksberg, Denmark
KB Hallen
Mon. 2/3
Oslo, Norway
Oslo Spektrum Arena
Tue. 2/4
Gothenburg , Sweden
Kajskjul 105
Thu. 2/6
Hamburg, Germany
Sporthalle Hamburg
Fri. 2/7
Brussels, Belgium
Forest National
Sat. 2/8
Paris, France
Zenith Paris – La Villette
Sun. 2/9
Paris, France
Zenith Paris – La Villette
Tue. 2/11
Dortmund, Germany
Wed. 2/12
Hanover, Germany
Swiss Life Hall
Fri. 2/14
Chemnitz, Germany
Sat. 2/15
Bern, Switzerland
Festhalle Bern
Mon. 2/17
Milan, Italy
Tue. 2/18
Vienna, Austria
Wiener Stadthalle
Wed. 2/19
Munich, Germany
Fri. 2/21
London, UK
Alexandra Palace
Fri. 3/13
Everett, MA
Encore Boston Harbor
Sat. 3/14
Boston, MA
House Of Blues Boston (matinee)
Sat. 3/14
Boston, MA
House Of Blues Boston (Annual Afterparty Bash + Pro Boxing – evening)
Sun. 3/15
Boston, MA
House Of Blues Boston
Mon. 3/16
Boston, MA
Big Night Live
Tue. 3/17
Boston, MA
House Of Blues Boston
Fri. 5/1
Mexico City, Mexico
Domination Festival
Sun. 5/3
Concord, NC
Fri. 5/8
Daytona Beach, FL
Welcome To Rockville
Sun. 5/17
Columbus, OH
Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival
Fri. 7/10
Tábor, Czech Republic
Mighty Sounds
Thu. 7/17
Wurster Nordseeküste, Germany
Deichbrand Festival
Sun. 7/26
Sélestat, France
Rock Your Brain Fest
Date TBA
Alter Futterplatz, Austria
Szene Openair Festival (7/30 – 8/1)
Thu. 7/30
Kostrzyn, Poland

Since forming in 1996, Boston’s Dropkick Murphys have sold a staggering 7 million albums worldwide. Recently, Dropkick Murphys‘ song “Rose Tattoo”–from their Signed and Sealed in Blood album–was recently chosen by Loudwire as one of the “Top 66 Best Of The Decade Rock Songs,” appearing at #21 on the list.

Dropkick MurphysAl Barr (lead vocals), Tim Brennan (guitars, accordion, mellotron, whistles, vocals), Ken Casey (lead vocals, bass guitar), Jeff DaRosa (banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, harmonica, acoustic guitars, vocals), Matt Kelly (drums, percussion, vocals), James Lynch (guitar, vocals), Kevin Rheault (touring bassist), Lee Forshner (touring bagpipe player)–continue to tour in support of their 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory album (released through the band’s own Born & Bred Records in 2017), which debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 and was the #1 independently released album.

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