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Dropkick Murphys

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Dropkick Murphys

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 2:43 a.m.

The Dropkick Murphys have been a mainstay in the punk rock community for nearly twenty years. The band has developed a fiercely devoted following through their energetic live shows, sing-a-long choruses, and unbreakable spirits. The Dropkicks made their mainstream introduction through the song "Shipping Out To Boston" which featured heavily in the Scorsese classic The Departed, and were able to parlay that success into years of sold out shows across Europe and North America. Scene Point Blank was able to catch up with drummer Matt Kelly before their Riot Fest gigs late this summer. Scene Point Blank: Before we get to the interview proper: The last time you were at a Canadian festival you besmirched Montreal's beloved Canadians. On ...

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Murder By Death

Interviews Murder By Death

Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 4:08 p.m.

It's a little while after soundcheck and I've lined up shots of Jameson along the corner of the bar. I motion towards the ...

Coffinworm

Interviews Coffinworm

Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 4:04 p.m.

Back in 2009, When All Became None, the debut album from Coffinworm was dropped like a bomb in the midst of the extreme metal scene ...

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The Lawrence Arms

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

If you're a fan of punk music, then you are likely a fan of The Lawrence Arms. Scene Point Blank corresponded with vocalist/guitarist Chris McCaughan about the current happenings with the band as well as the events of this year's Fest. Scene Point Blank: We're a little bit late, but The Fest is coming up very soon; what are you most excited for this year? Any specific bands your psyched on seeing? Chris McCaughan: Ahhhh..The Fest. Well, now that it's actually over I'm excited to see The Sidekicks (missed 'em), um, The Copyrights ...

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Electric Six

Interviews Electric Six

Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 4:02 p.m.

"I think back in the day there was pressure from management and record companies asking why my hair wasn't ...

Worthwhile Way

Interviews Worthwhile Way

Posted Sept. 29, 2014, 5:21 p.m.

That joy in finding a new band just never goes away. The mediums have changed from the old tape deck ...

Cold Cave

Interviews Cold Cave

Posted Sept. 7, 2014, 3:41 p.m.

I enter a boutique hotel in the East London borough of Shoreditch and I'm immediately approached by overly friendly ...

Mad The Martian

Interviews Mad The Martian

Posted Sept. 7, 2014, 3:19 p.m.

Mad the Martian consists of Ron E Raygun (a.k.a. Bob Marsh, lead and rhythm guitars/vocals) and Cap ...

Panama

Interviews Panama

Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 5:19 p.m.

Indietronica trio Panama has just put out their Always EP. It's a dreamy batch of groovy, lustrous dance songs ...

Eyehategod

Interviews Eyehategod

Posted Aug. 12, 2014, 5:55 p.m.

When it comes to talk about "heavy" bands and which ones reign supreme, it's virtually impossible not to mention ...

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