Flogging Molly is a seven-piece Irish American Irish punk band, that formed in Los Angeles and is currently signed under SideOneDummy Records.
Prior to forming Flogging Molly, Dave King was the vocalist for Fastway, a late 80s/early 90s heavy metal band, featuring guitarist "Fast" Eddie Clarke of Motörhead, and an experimental metal band called Katmandu (1991), featuring Mandy Meyer of Krokus on guitars. Afterwards, Dave King retained a record deal with Epic records, and soon began work on a solo album, but when he wanted to pull traditional Irish instruments into the work, the record company resisted. King negotiated out of his record deal to go his own way musically soon after.
In the late nineties, King met fiddle player Bridget Regan at the Los Angeles pub Molly Malone's and they began playing together. They recruited more members until becoming the seven-person ensemble that they are today. In an interview with Kerrang! magazine, King stated that the band's name comes from...
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(LiveDaily.com) Keeping with its tradition of providing honest, fist-pumping Irish punk music, Flogging Molly [ tickets ] is preparing to release its next studio album, "Float," on March 4.... continued
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Track listing: LauraDrunken Lullabies (acoustic)The Wanderlust (acoustic)Another Bag of Bricks (acoustic)Tomorrow Comes a Day Too Soon (acoustic)The Likes of You Again (live)Swagger (live)Black Friday Rule (live)Within a Mile of Home (live)What's Left of the Flag (live)
Track listing: Screaming at the Wailing WallThe Seven Deadly SinsFactory Girls (feat. Lucinda Williams)To Youth (My Sweet Roisin Dubh)Whistles the WindThe Light of a Fading StarTobacco IslandThe Wrong CompanyTomorrow Comes a Day Too SoonQueen Anne's RevengeThe WanderlustWithin a Mile of HomeThe Spoken WheelWith a Wonder and a Wild DesireDon't Let Me Die Still Wondering
Track listing: What's Left of the FlagMay the Living Be Dead (In Our Wake)The Kilburn High RoadRebels of the Sacred HeartSwaggerCruel MistressDeath Valley QueenAnother Bag of BricksThe Rare Ould TimesThe Son Never Shines (On Closed Doors)Drunken LullabiesIf Ever I Leave This World Alive
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Track listing: SwaggerEvery Dog Has His DaySelfish ManNever Met a Girl Like You BeforeLauraIf I Ever Leave This World AliveBlack Friday RuleWhat Made Milwaukee Famous (Made a Loser Out of Me)Between a Man and a WomanDelilah (That's All Right)