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This past June, St. Joseph based punk band, Radkey performed at the Academy 2 in Dublin. It was great to be able to hear these guys live, and to snap a few shots of the show. We were also able to catch up with bassist Isaiah, and talk a little bit about some of their other performances, and what the future holds for the band.

Finnegan’s Hell Releases New Single And Video

Finnegan’s Hell Releases New Single And Video

Swedish Celtic punk band Finnegan’s Hell, has released a new single (along with their classic version of “The Molly Maguires”) and video for their song titled “Drunk, Sick And Blue.” The new track is off the bands upcoming album with the same name, and is set to be released on September 26, 2014 on Heptown Records.

The single is now available on Itunes and Spotify.

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Hooligans United: Rancid Tribute Album Coming Soon

Hooligans United: Rancid Tribute Album Coming Soon

Some exciting news this week for fans of legendary punk band Rancid. It appears that a tribute album is in the works and will be featuring bands such as Street Dogs, Far From Finished, and according to their Facebook page, The Mahones are on board as well.

Currently, not much is known about the album, but what we do know is that it’s going to be released by Hellcat and Smelvis records. We also…

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The Mahones - The Blood Is On Your Hands

The Mahones – The Blood Is On Your Hands

Video for The Blood Is On Your Hands from The Mahones live album, ‘A Great Night On The Lash: Live In Italy.’ Video directed by Katelynn Lawless.

The story behind A Great Night On The Lash (Live In Italy)…

“The Mahones had not recorded a live cd for over 10 years, and we needed a new one that featured the latest line up with the amazing Katie Kaboom. The last live album, “Live At The Horseshoe”,…

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Win Tickets To See Radkey At The Academy 2 In Dublin

Win Tickets To See Radkey At The Academy 2 In Dublin

St. Joseph based punk band Radkey, will be playing a show at the Academy 2 in Dublin on June 26, 2014. We’ve got a pair of tickets that we will be giving away to one lucky winner, chosen at random. To enter the contest, just answer a simple question about the band in the form below. You can also increase your odds by either following Irish Punk on Twitter, or liking our Facebook page. Don’t miss…

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Flatfoot 56 To Be Featured On Watch Dogs Sound Track

Flatfoot 56 To Be Featured On Watch Dogs Sound Track

Celtic Punk band Flatfoot 56, announced that they will be included on the soundtrack to one of the most anticipated games in recent memory. Ubisofts Watch Dogs, is an action – adventure game which takes place in a fictionalized version the bands hometown of Chicago, Illinois. The band posted the following on their official Facebook:

We are very exited to have been given the chance to be a part…

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Riot Fest has just announced the complete lineup that will be a part of their 10th anniversary of the festival. The Riot Fest & Expo in Toronto from will be from September 6-7, and include: Dropkick Murphys, Social Distortion, Buzzcocks, and Lucero.

Riot Fest & Carnival in Chicago will be from September 12-14, and include: Stiff Little Fingers, Dropkick Murphys, Social Distortion, NOFX, and Pussy Riot.

And finally, Riot Fest & Sideshow in Denver, will take place from September 19-21. Some of the bands include: Dropkick Murphys, Stiff Little Fingers, Rise Against, Me First and the Gimme gimmes and Social Distortion.

2014 Riot Fest Lineup Announced Riot Fest has just announced the complete lineup that will be a part of their 10th anniversary of the festival.

For next year St. Patrick’s Day celebration, Flogging Molly will be holding a three night four day festival cruise on the Norwegian Sky. The ship will depart from Miami, with two stops in the Bahamas: one in Nassau and one on a private island.

Along with Flogging Molly, fellow Celtic punk bands The Tossers and The Real McKenzies will also be on board. Some of the Other acts include Frank Turner, Gogol Bordello, Mariachi el Bronx, Hepcat, Morgan Heritage, Aggrolites, The Bunny Gang, Punk Rock Karaoke, Sean and Zander, The Drowing Men, and sets by various DJ’s.

Cabins are now available for booking at http://www.floggingmollycruise.com/

Flogging Molly Announces “The Salty Dog Cruise” For St Patrick’s Day weekend 2015 For next year St. Patrick’s Day celebration, Flogging Molly will be holding a three night four day festival cruise on the Norwegian Sky.

The Leprechaun - Hold The World

The Leprechaun – Hold The World

São Paulo based Celtic rock band The Leprechaun, have just released a video for Hold the World. The video was directed and produced by Jonathan Wagner, with photography by Marcus Nascimento.

Hold the World is the first single from the bands upcoming album titled “Long Road,” which is currently available for pre-order on the HBB record store.

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Win Tickets To See Fat White Family

Win Tickets To See Fat White Family

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see the south London six-piece post-punk, country, rock band, Fat White Family. The band will be headlining show at the Workmans Club in Dublin on May 6, 2014.

Formed in a squat in Peckham in 2011, Fat White Family have garnered critical and public adulation for their skuzzy mix of country, rock & roll, post-punk, and nihilistic psychedelia, recalling the…

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