Dropkick Murphys

Also known as DKM, Drop Kick Murphys, The, Dropkick Murphy's, Dropkick Murphys, The
Members of Dropkick Murphys: Al Barr, James Lynch, Jeff Darosa, Jeff Erna, Ken Casey, Marc Orrell, Matt Kelly (3), Mike McColgan, Rick Barton, Ryan Foltz, Scruffy Wallace, Spicy McHaggis, Tim Brennan
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Discography of Dropkick Murphys:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Do Or Die 16 Audio 1997 Hellcat Records
2 Sing Loud, Sing Proud! 16 Audio 2000 Hellcat Records
3 The Gang's All Here 16 Audio 1999 Hellcat Records
4 Live On St. Patrick's Day 26 Audio 2002 Hellcat Records
5 The Early Years - Underpaid & Out Of Tune 19 Audio 1998 Sidekicks Records
6 Boys On The Docks 6 Audio 1997 Cyclone Records
7 Blackout 18 Audio 2003 Hellcat Records
8 The Warrior's Code 15 Audio 2005-06-21 Hellcat Records
9 The Warrior's Code 15 Audio 2005 Hellcat Records
10 Singles Collection Volume 2 23 Audio 2005 Hellcat Records
11 The Warrior's Code 14 Audio 2005 Hellcat Records
12 The Gang's All Here 16 Audio 1999 Hellcat Records
13 Sing Loud, Sing Proud 16 Audio 2001-02-06 Hellcat Records
14 Blackout 19 Audio 2003-06-10 Hellcat Records
15 Sunshine Highway 3 Audio 2005 Hellcat Records
16 The Singles Collection, Volume 1: 1996-1997 24 Audio 2000-05-23 Hellcat Records
17 Tessie 6 Audio 2004-08-24 Hellcat Records
18 Do Or Die 16 Audio 1997 Hellcat Records
19 The Meanest Of Times 15 Audio 2007 Born & Bred Records
20 The State Of Massachusetts 4 Audio 2008 Cooking Vinyl
21 Do Or Die 16 Audio 1997 Hellcat Records
22 Blackout 6 Audio 2003 Hellcat Records
23 Mob Mentality 12 Audio 2000 Taang! Records
24 Walk Away 3 Audio 2003 Hellcat Records
25 Curse Of A Fallen Soul 5 Audio 1998
26 The Early Years - Underpaid & Out Of Tune 19 Audio 1998 Sidekicks Records
27 The State Of Massachusetts 4 Audio 2008
28 TKO Records Presents The 1998 Street Punk Title Bout 4 Audio 1997 TKO Records
29 Which Side Are You On? 11 Audio 2005 Not On Label (Dropkick Murphys)
30 Live On Lansdowne 20 Audio 2010-03-16 Born & Bred Records
31 Split 7 Inch 4 Audio 1997 Pogostick Records
32 Split 7inch 4 Audio 1996 Flat Records (2)
33 Split 7 Inch 4 Audio 1997 Flat Records (2)
34 Unity 4 Audio 1999 Flat Records (2)
35 German Lager Vs. Irish Stout 4 Audio 1998 Flat Records (2)
36 Live On A Five 2 Audio 2000 Headache Records
37 Live On A Five Volume 4 2 Audio 2000 Headache Records
38 Live On St. Patrick's Day 26 Audio 2002 Hellcat Records
39 Good Rats / The Wild Rover 2 Audio 2000-06-00
40 Tattoos And Scally Caps 6 Audio 1997-02-00 GMM Records
41 Going Out In Style 13 Audio 2011-03-01
42 Going Out In Style 14 Audio 2011-03-01 Born & Bred Records
43 Going Out In Style 27 Audio 2011-04-01
44 Mob Mentality 3 Audio 2000 Taang! Records
45 Blackout 14 Audio 2003-06-10 Hellcat Records
46 Going Out In Style 27 Audio 2011-04-05
47 The Warrior's Code 15 Audio 2005 Hellcat Records
48 The Early Years - Underpaid & Out Of Tune 19 Audio 1998
49 Mob Mentality 12 Audio 2000 Taang! Records
50 Sing Loud, Sing Proud 16 Audio 2000


Oi Punk band from Boston, MA, formed in 1996 by Ken Casey (bass/vocals), Rick Barton (guitar) and Mike McColgan (vocals). The band is known for its Oi/punk sound, its frequent covers of Irish standards, and lyrics which often focus on unions and working class ethics and concerns. In 1998, the band signed to [l=Hellcat Records (US)], a label run by members of [a=Rancid] and connected to [l=Epitaph Records]. After the release of their first LP, "Do or Die", Mike McColgan left the band to pursue his desire to become a firefighter. The split was amicable and McColgan would return to music a few years later, fronting the [a=Street Dogs]. He was replaced by Al Barr. Rick Barton left after the band's second album, "The Gang's All Here" to pursue outside interests. By the release of their next album, "Sing Loud, Sing Proud", the band had expanded to include Casey, Barr, longtime drummer Matt Kelly, 2 guitarists, a mandolin player, and a bagpipe player.

In 2004, the Dropkick Murphys recorded and released the song "Tessie", an old tune associated with the Boston Red Sox baseball team. The song was featured in the movie "Fever Pitch". In 2006, the band recorded "I'm Shipping Up To Boston", which used lyrics from an old [a=Woody Guthrie] poem and was featured in the movie "The Departed". It remains perhaps their best-known song.

In 2007, the Dropkick Murphys formed their own record label, Born & Bred Records, to release their material.

Current lineup:

Al Barr - lead vocals

Ken Casey - lead vocals, bass

Matt Kelly - drums, bodhran, vocals

James Lynch - guitar, vocals

Tim Brennan - guitar, accordion, vocals

Jeff DaRosa - mondolin, banjo, bouzouki, whistle, acoustic guitar, keyboard, vocals

Scruffy Wallace - bagpipes


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