Originally posted on HFS at 97.5 - Baltimore's Rock Alternative:
The scrappy Boston-bred Irish punk band Dropkick Murphys have turned to an unlikely ally to reveal their new album, Signed and Sealed in Blood, to the world: late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien.
“Those guys are all from Boston. They’re old friends. They actually played with him when he toured America in the summer of 2010,” explained the band’s manager, Jeff Castelaz, about the band’s new album being premiered via an exclusive stream on O’Brien’s official Team Coco website during an exclusive interview with Radio.com (the album is officially released on January 8).
“The Boston blood runs very, very deep. They have a deep mutual love and respect for one another,” Castelaz continued. “Conan called them up and said, ‘hey, we have a website and a lot of people looking at it. We love premiering people’s albums, and we’d love to do you guys right at the top of…
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