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

Flogging Molly (PHOTO: Katie Hovland)

Flogging Molly, who lately introduced the approaching launch of their first new album in 5 years, Anthem (Sept. 9, Rise Information), have previewed a brand new monitor 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 personal path: “we’ve all the time carried out issues the best way 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 best way he spent days scrubbing bogs 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 all the time bought out, Salty Canine Cruise, and host their yearly, Los Angeles-based St. Patrick’s Day Competition.

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 definitely components of that on the album. I’m not one to draw back from a scenario within the sense of writing about it; I feel that’s what songwriters ought to do, they need to mirror the occasions.”

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 reside video ( and the moment traditional, “These Occasions Have Obtained Me Consuming/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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