The Dropkick Murphys – Mayhem in London – Live Review ****

The Brixton Academy filled with 5,000 fans for a triumphant return to London for the celebrated veteran American celtic punk rockers. The crowd had been chanting “Let’s Go Murphy’s” nonstop since The Devil Makes Three had finished their lively 45-minute support set and a separate review of that show is on this site here. The curtain went up to reveal a splendid double-decker Celtic-themed stage and the instrumental band members took it in turns to go from one level to the other, giving the audience a great view of proceedings. The dual singers Al Barr and Ken Casey took turns with unbounded energy to encourage the mad mosh pit … Continue reading The Dropkick Murphys – Mayhem in London – Live Review ****