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Flogging Molly Launch “This Street of Mine”; Anthem Arrives September 9

Flogging Molly (PHOTO: Katie Hovland)

Flogging Molly, who not too long ago introduced the approaching launch of their first new album in 5 years, Anthem (Sept. 9, Rise Data), have previewed a brand new observe from the 11-song assortment, releasing “This Street of Mine” ( this morning.

A nod to the band’s, and notably singer/guitar participant Dave King’s, distinctive historical past, “This Street of Mine” is, as King says, about taking your individual path: “we’ve at all times carried out issues the way in which we wish to do it.” Plucked from obscurity, and the hopelessness of Dublin’s Tenement Row, King was hand-picked by Motörhead’s “Quick” Eddie Clarke in 1983 for Clarke’s new band, Fastway. King has usually shared the ups and downs he skilled within the years that adopted. With Fastway imploding within the wake of grunge, King was free to create his personal imaginative and prescient, however alongside the way in which he spent days scrubbing bathrooms and portray homes as he carried out practically nightly on the Los Angeles membership, and Flogging Molly’s namesake, Molly Malone’s. Now, 25 years later, the band’s distinctive concoction of conventional Irish music and fashionable punk rock, has seen them carry out with The Rolling Stones, featured on a number of stints of the Warped Tour, beginning the annual, and at all times offered out, Salty Canine Cruise, and host their yearly, Los Angeles-based St. Patrick’s Day Pageant.

King additional explains the sentiment behind “This Street of Mine”: “On the time I used to be writing these lyrics I used to be questioning if we had been going to have the ability to proceed to tour and make music once more. Whether or not you’re a plumber or a carpenter or a musician, all of us had the rug pulled out from beneath us and there are actually parts of that on the album. I’m not one to draw back from a state of affairs within the sense of writing about it; I believe that’s what songwriters ought to do, they need to replicate the instances.”

The album reunites Flogging Molly with Steve Albini, who additionally labored with the septet on their beloved early aughts albums Swagger and Drunken Lullabies. “This Street of Mine” is the third preview from Anthem, with the band beforehand releasing “The Croppy Boy ’98,” and its accompanying dwell video ( and the moment traditional, “These Occasions Have Acquired Me Ingesting/Tripping Up The Stairs” (

Flogging Molly and The Interrupters resume their U.S. co-headlining trek on Sept. 9, with the bands joined by openers Tiger Military and The Skints. Tickets can be found through



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