Dropkick Murphys announce April UK tour dates   Announce April 2010 UK tour dates   ³(DKM) never, ever disappoint in the live environment and tonight is absolutely no exception Š Whether it be the rambunctious assault of Ten Years of Service, a stirring Fields of Athenry or inviting at least one hundred people onstage for a traditional set closer Skinheads On The MBTA, the Murphys showcase just why they have earned the reputation of being one of the greatest live bands on the planet.  Tonight, that reputation is justified.  And then some.² ­ Kerrang live review ***** ³Al Barr and co. sound nothing short of immense, and their delight is obvious as the crowd go utterly nuts, roaring themselves hoarse for the likes of Boys On The Docks and The Gauntlet.² ­ Big Cheese live review *****   Dropkick Murphys have announced that they will be touring the UK in April 2010.  Famous for their incendiary live performances, the band¹s annual Live On St Patrick¹s Day gigs in Boston, MA, have become so popular that in 2005, they sold an unprecedented 12,000 tickets for six shows, shattering the venue sales record originally held by the legendary Ramones!   Tickets for the UK shows are on sale now, and cost £15.00 for all the regional shows, £17.00 for the London show, and £18.00 in Belfast.  All ticket prices are subject to a booking fee - http://www.artistticket.com/link/?s=dropkick+murphys <http://www.artistticket.com/link/?s=dropkick+murphys>   Mon 12th April                     GLASGOW, Barrowlands Tue 13th April                     NEWCASTLE, O2 Academy Wed 14th April                    LEEDS, O2 Academy Thu 15th April                     MANCHESTER, Academy Fri 16th April                       BIRMINGHAM, O2 Academy Sat 17th April                     NOTTINGHAM, Rock City ** Sun 18th April                     LONDON, Brixton Academy Tue 20th April                     BELFAST, St. George¹s Market   ** Please note that this is an over 14¹s show.  For all other shows, under 14¹s must be accompanied by an adult.   Formed in 1996, Dropkick Murphys have evolved into one of the most beloved punk-inspired bands in the world.  In 2006 they secured the lead track (³I¹m Shipping Off To Boston²) in Martin Scorsese's Academy Award winning film "The Departed", and have sold over 1.5 million albums in the US alone.  They will be releasing a live album/DVD in the spring.  More details to follow Š   www.cookingvinyl.com <http://www.cookingvinyl.com/>  / www.dropkickmurphys.com <http://www.dropkickmurphys.com/>  / www.myspace.com/dropkickmurphys <http://www.myspace.com/dropkickmurphys>   
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