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Tortilla Flat – The Great Escape

Tortilla Flat - The Great Escape

The title track,The Great Escape, opens with a palm-muted guitar and bagpipes. The drums are very consistent yet are very electronic-sounding. The story line was easy to follow and the background vocals added lots of depth. The lead vocals were more spoken than sung, but the song’s story line overshadowed …

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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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1916 Stand Up And Fight

1916 Stand Up And Fight

Stand Up and Fight opens with No Surrender, which showcases 1916’s very unique sound from the outset. The vocals are very strong and are enhanced and strengthened in the choruses by the addition of group vocals. There is a lot of sound, and so much going on during this track, …

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Win Tickets To See The Beat

The Beat

Birmingham based Ska / Punk / Reggae band The Beat, have confirmed a headline date in Dublin at The Academy on Friday December 20th at 7:00 PM. We will be giving away a pair of tickets one winner chosen at random. To enter the contest, simply question about the band …

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Interview With Bodh’aktan

Bodh'aktan

Quebec based Celtic rock/ punk band Bodh’aktan, released their first English Speaking album in October. We talked with the band about the album, and everything from their background, inspirations, and what the guys have in store for the new year. Could you tell us about your individual musical backgrounds, and …

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