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Dropkick Murphys tackle addiction on latest release, tour

When the Dropkick Murphys went into the studio to record their new album, lead singer Ken Casey was attending funerals left and right for friends who had overdosed on prescription opioids. Tim Brennan, lead guitarist , said this experience heavily influenced the band’s ninth studio ...

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Local band to honor Bob Marley with tribute show

Bob Marley would have been 72 years old next Monday, and a long-running local band believes that’s cause for celebration.   On Saturday, reggae-rock group Andy Shaw Band will pay tribute to the late icon, playing a strictly-Marley show at Scarlet and Grey Cafe. This ...

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