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Irish Punks Top Albums Of 2014

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Here are the editor’s choice for the best albums of 2014. Over the past year, we’ve seen a lot of solid releases. It was pretty difficult choosing the order, especially album of the year. Ireland had some fantastic releases, Stiff Little Fingers are better than ever, some of the best …

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Vote For Your Favorite Albums Of 2014

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It’s that time again when we take a look back at our favorite releases over the past year, and select our favorites. This year, in addition to our staff picks, we will be letting readers choose what their favorite albums are in three different categories. Celtic Punk, Punk, and Folk …

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St Patrick’s Day Shows 2014

St Patricks Day 2014

As we do every year, we’ve compiled a list of bands that will be playing shows on St. Paddys. Though there are lots of festivals and St. Patrick’s Day events scheduled throughout the middle of the month, here you will find a list of bands that will be playing on …

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Irish Punks Top Albums Of 2013

Irish Punks Best of 2013

2013 has been an incredible year for Celtic Punk. We’ve seen Ken Casey throw a Nazi off stage, a steam punk puppet chasing whiskey all over the United States, Sir Reg continuing to grow and becoming the new favorite band for a lot of people, and numerous tours and festivals …

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The CD Turns 30

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On October 1, 1982, Sony released the first CD player for the modest price of $900. The album that got the distinction of being the first commercial release was Billy Joel’s 52nd Street. Brothers in Arms from the Dire Straits, would be the first single to be released. However, the …

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Politics And Punk

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If you’ve been paying attention to news headlines recently, you’ve probably seen titles such as; “Dropkick Murphys Mocks Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate.” – Huffington Post “Dropkick Murphys Rip Wisconsin Senate Candidate.” – CBS “Obama Declares War On Irish Punk.” – Sean Hannity. But you might have missed how outraged some …

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Shamrock Fest 2010

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March is here which means spring is around the corner, and not a moment too soon. I was worried the frat boys drinking the green would misspell paddy as “patty” in the snow with their pee for this years Irish festivals. But as it turns out, the east coast snowpocalypse …

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Im Irish and I dont get drunk

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This single phrase has caused the downfall of many peoples pride. Including my own. If you’re Irish, and you don’t get drunk, well I hate to break it to you, you’re doing something wrong. Cause I get fucked up when I drink, and I’m as close to a full Mick …

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