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Dropkick Murphys release two new songs, new album set for release this fall

Dropkick Murphys released their new single and music video “Smash Shit Up” today. “Smash Shit 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 (https://dropkick.ffm.to/smashshitup), with vinyl offered in the Dropkick Murphys webstore, and at the band’s upcoming tour dates, while supplies last.

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 – Maimarkthalle
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 – Westfalenhalle
Wed. 2/12 – Hanover, Germany – Swiss Life Hall
Fri. 2/14 – Chemnitz, Germany – Messehalle
Sat. 2/15 – Bern, Switzerland – Festhalle Bern
Mon. 2/17 – Milan, Italy – Alcatraz
Tue. 2/18 – Vienna, Austria – Wiener Stadthalle
Wed. 2/19 – Munich, Germany – Zenith
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 – Epicenter
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 – Polandrock


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