Dropkick Murphys ‘Live On Lansdowne, Boston MA’ Trailer

Dropkick Murphys are out with a trailer for their new CD/DVD ‘Live On Lansdowne, Boston MA’, out March 16th. The DVD was recorded at seven shows over the span of six nights of their annual St Patrick’s Day weekend shows in Boston. Watch the trailer via YouTube below.

Dropkick Murphys ‘I’m Shipping Up To Boston’ Live Video

Dropkick Murphys 'I'm Shipping Up To Boston' music video

Dropkick Murphys are out with a live video for ‘I’m Shipping Up To Boston’, taken from ‘Live on Landsdowne, Boston, MA,’ the Celtic punk group’s new CD/DVD set culled from seven performances in six days at the city’s House of Blues to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2009. Dropkick Murphys were joined for the performance by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones.

On TV: Dropkick Murphys, Travis Barker, Chris Cornell, TSOOL

Soundtrack Of Our Lives 'Behind The Music'

Rock acts on television this week include

The Upper Crust, who perform on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ (CBS) on Monday.

Bell X1, who perform on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ (CBS) on Tuesday.

Soundtrack of Our Lives, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ (NBC) on Tuesday.

Dropkick Murphys, who perform on ‘The Late Late Show’ (CBS) on Tuesday.

Young Dubliners, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (ABC) on Tuesday.

Modest Mouse, who perform on ‘The Late Show’ (CBS) on Wednesday.

Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy, who guest stars on ‘CSI:NY’ (CBS) on Wednesday.

Vampire Weekend, who perform on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ (NBC) on Wednesday.

Travis Barker of blink-182, who appears on ‘Larry King Live’ (CNN) with DJ AM to discuss the plane crash that almost killed them on Thursday.

The Duke Spirit, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (ABC) on Thursday.

Gavin Rossdale, who visits ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ (Syndicated) on Friday.

Chris Cornell, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show’ (NBC) on Friday.

Dropkick Murphys ‘Johnny I Hardly Knew Ya’ Video

Dropkick Murphys are out with the video to their new single ‘Johnny I Hardly Knew Ya’, a popular Irish traditional anti-war and anti-recruiting song featured on the Celtic American punk band’s sixth album ‘The Meanest Of Times’, out now on Born & Bred Records. Watch it via YouTube below.

Dropkick Murphys Talk Sox, Irish Music & Springsteen

Altitude TV caught up with the Dropkick Murphys at the Gibson Showroom. The veteran Boston band talked about their love of the Red Sox, last year’s World Series winners. They joked about hoping for rings and also discussed making sure Irish music stays alive, despite getting crap from people in Ireland thinking their ruining Irish music.

Video at YouTube has since been removed.

Marc Orrell Exits Dropkick Murphys

Marc Orrell announced that he is leaving Dropkick Murphys to fans on the ban’s mailing list. Orrell writes:

Dear DKM friends & fans,

You may have heard some talk that I am going to stop playing with the Dropkick Murphys. I wanted to confirm that the rumors are true and I am leaving the band. I’m very grateful for everything playing with DKM has brought me and I’m sad to be going but I feel like the time has come for me to try working on different styles of music and some of my own projects, I’m ready to spread my wings as they say.

I’ve been pickin’, ticklin’, strummin’, squeezin’, crashin’, trashin’ and smashin’ with the Dropkicks for many years and am proud to have been a part of all the achievements and success we’ve had. However the greatest achievement of all has been the friends I’ve made and the people I’ve met along the way. Everyone has always supported me and the rest of the guys 100% in everything we’ve done which makes my leaving all the more difficult.

On TV: Velvet Revolver, Shifty, Dropkick Murphys

Rock acts on television this week include:

Dropkick Murphys, who perform on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on Monday and Friday.

MGMT, who perform on ‘The Late Show’ on Tuesday.

Morrissey, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Monday.

Velvet Revolver, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Monday.

OneRepublic, who perform on ‘Last Call’ on Wednesday

Shifty Shellshock of Crazy Town, who visits ‘The Tyra Banks Show’ on Wednesday along with other ‘Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew’ participants to discuss what it was like watching himself do crack on camera and how staying sober is an everyday struggle.

Dropkick Murphys Talk With CNN

During an interview with Denise Quan of CNN, Al Barr and Ken Casey of the Dropkick Murphys open up about their music, their home town of Boston and, having a song featured in ‘The Departed’, of course, the Red Sox. The Celtic punk rockers released their sixth album ‘The Meanest of Times’ in September. Watch the interview below.

Ankkarock 2006

CKY, Ministry, Opeth, Turbonegro, Rasmus, and Dropkick Murphy’s performed at Ankkarock 2006 on August 6th at Korso in Vantaa, Finland. Watch highlights from YouTube.