Dropkick Murphys Celebrate New Album With "13 Days Of Going Out In Style"; Band Counts Down To Release With Daily Exclusive Content Via Facebook and Twitter


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Dropkick Murphys are counting down to the release of their highly anticipated new album with “13 Days of Going Out in Style.” Beginning February 16, the band will unveil exclusive video content on their Facebook page every day until the release of their forthcoming 13-song set Going Out In Style on March 1. Simultaneously, the band will launch a contest on Twitter that will offer fans the chance to win an iPad 2 loaded with Dropkick Murphys content.

Dropkick Murphys have recorded 13 video clips in correlation with each song on their upcoming album, featuring the band discussing a range of topics, from the inspiration behind the songs to stories from the studio and more. The videos will be posted to the band’s Facebook page, and fans can unlock the content by hitting the “Like” button under each video every day.

Furthermore, fans will have the opportunity to win an iPad 2 by helping Dropkick Murphys spread the word about Going Out In Style through Twitter. The contest requires participants to check the band’s Twitter page every day of “13 Days of Going Out In Style” and either tweet or retweet the band’s post about the new album and preorder link. One fan will be chosen to win a brand new iPad 2 filled with exclusive Dropkick Murphys content.

Going Out In Style is the seventh full-length studio album from Dropkick Murphys. Due March 1 on their own Born & Bred Records (ILG), the album continues to display the group’s signature blend of punk rock energy, folk soul, Irish spirit and American rock n’ roll, and including a rousing rendition of the classic “Peg O’ My Heart” that features guest vocals by Bruce Springsteen. The album is now available to preorder digitally at iTunes, and physically through the band’s website, http://www.dropkickmurphys.com/gois2.html.

Going Out In Style:

1.      Hang ‘Em High

2.      Going Out In Style

3.      The Hardest Mile

4.      Cruel

5.      Memorial Day

6.      Climbing A Chair To Bed

7.      Broken Hymns

8.      Deeds Not Words

9.      Take ‘Em Down

10.Sunday Hardcore Matinee


12.Peg O’ My Heart (with Bruce Springsteen)

13.The Irish Rover