Next month Boston band the Dropkick Murphys return to the islands. The group has been active since the late 90’s, though prominent featuring of their music in the film The Departed considerably boosted their profile. Longtime drummer Matt Kelly told HPR’s Dave Lawrence about his connections to Hawai`i.
April 6th they play The Republik in Honolulu. Signed and Sealed in Blood is their latest album. Find out more about the band at their website; hear the complete interview, plus check out some of their music and videos below.
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