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Teaser Video: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones announce Hometown Throwdown 16

Ska-punk legends The Mighty Mighty Bosstones have announced the dates for their annual Hometown Throwdown in Boston. This year’s Throwdown will take place at the Boston House Of Blues on December 27th, 28th, and 29th.

Click here to check out a teaser video for the event.

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones last released “The Magic Of Youth” in 2011  through “Big Rig Records”.



10 things you probably didn’t know about Dicky Barrett (Mighty Mighty Bosstones)

If you’re a fan of ska, you probably know who the Mighty Mighty Bosstones are. And if you’re a fan of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, you definitely know who Dicky Barrett is. He’s been the band’s frontman since their inception and, though he has become a household name in the ska/punk scene, there are still a lot of interesting facts you may not know about Mr. Barrett.

Test your knowledge here.



Video: Mighty Mighty Bosstones play “Rascal King” and “The Impression That I Get” live @ Amnesia Rockfest

If you missed legendary ska-punks the Mighty Mighty Bosstones‘ performance at last weekend’s Amnesia Rockfest, you’re in luck! Videos of the band playing their classic songs “Rascal King” and “The Impression That I Get” have surfaced onto the internets.

Grab your dancing shoes and click here to check the videos out.

The band released their ninth studio album “The Magic Of Youth” through their own label Big Rig Records in December, 2011.



Stream Mighty Mighty Bosstones documentary “Road To The Throwdown”

You can now stream a near-full length documentary entitled “Road To The Throwdown,” which focuses on the Mighty Mighty Bosstones 2007 reunion. Click here to check it out.

The band last released their ninth studio album “The Magic Of Youth” on their own label, Big Rig Records, December 6th, 2011.



Bouncing Souls, reunited Amazing Royal Crowns to open Mighty Mighty Bosstones “Hometown Throwdown” shows

We’re still over a month away from this year’s edition of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones‘ annual “Hometown Throwdown” series, but we’ve finally got word on a couple of the announced acts that’ll be serving as openers for the ska-core legends.

New Jersey punk vets Bouncing Souls will open night number 2 (December 30), while the newly reunited Amazing Royal Crowns will open the third and final night (December 31st)! No word on opening night openers or other support acts, but of course we’ll keep you posted. In the meantime, click here to check out the Amazing Royal Crowns’ classic “Do The Devil,” released back in 1998. (Editor’s note: The Rhode Island psychobilly band were known as the Amazing Crowns at the time after legal pressure to drop the “Royal” from there name.)



Joe Gittleman of The Mighty Mighty Bosstones on the band’s first show, a James Hetfield (Metallica) cameo, and more

Joe Gittleman, founding member of Boston ska punk legends The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, recently put the spotlight on five defining moments in the history of the band.  Check it out here.

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones released their ninth studio album “The Magic Of Youth” on their own label, Big Rig Records, December 6th, 2011.



The Mighty Mighty Bosstones announce “Hometown Throwdown 15” holiday shows

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones have announced their annual string of hometown holiday shows. You can check out the dates here.

The band released “The Magic Of Youth” last November.



Rare Song: The Kickovers (Street Dogs, Weezer, Mighty Mighty Bosstones) – “The Good Life”

Boston based music podcast Mutiny On The Microphone recently featured a song on its latest podcast by The Kickovers, a short-lived group that featured Nate Albert & Joe Sirois (Mighty Mighty Bosstones) Johnny Rioux (Street Dogs), and Mikey Welsh (Weezer). The song “The Good Life” can be found on the band’s Fenway Recordings album Osaka, which saw a limited release in 2002.

“The Good Life” can be heard as the second song played on Episode 23 of the latest Mutiny On The Microphone podcasts.  Check it out here.



Have Nots to support Mighty Mighty Bosstones on summer mini-tour

Boston ska/punk band Have Nots have announced that they will be supporting The Mighty Mighty Bosstones on a few of their early August tour dates.  To view those, click here.

Have Nots’ most recent album, “Proud,” was released in 2011 on Paper + Plastick Records.



Tour: Mighty Mighty Bosstones announce summer mini-tour

Ska powerhouse, the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, have announced they will be heading out on a short mini-tour in the US this summer in support of their 2011 release, “The Magic of Youth.”

You can check out a full list of dates and locations for the mini-tour here.

“The Magic of Youth” was released on December 6th 2011 via the band’s own label, Big Rig Records.



COVER ART OF THE YEAR BATTLE – 2011 (Flogging Molly, Misfits, Mighty Mighty Bosstones and more) – VOTE NOW

The wait is finally over…it’s time for our “Cover Art of the YEAR” Battle. You, our faithful readers, cast thousands of votes in last year’s Cover Art Battles and gave us eight solid Cover Art of the Month winners (yeah, we know…we got off to a late start).

Now it’s time to cast your votes one last time for 2011 to determine who will take the title of “Cover Art of the F’ING Year!” Take a look at the gallery of monthly winners here, and cast your vote. Don’t forget to share with all of your friends…let’s get this thing raging!

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Video: Mighty Mighty Bosstones – “The Daylights”

Click here to watch the brand new video by the Mighty Mighty Bosstones for their song “The Daylights,” off their most recent album “The Magic Of Youth.”

The album, the band’s 9th, was released on December 6th via the band’s own label Big Rig Records.



Mighty Mighty Bosstones rundown “The Magic Of Youth” song by song

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones released their ninth studio album “The Magic Of Youth” December 6th, and you can check out a song-by-song description of the album provided by none other than lead singer Dicky Barrett right here.

I’ve got to agree with Dicky when he says “this is one of my favorite songs we’ve ever written” about “Disappearing”, and I definitely appreciate a little background on “an athlete that played a sport that few people outside of New England even know about” in “The Ballad of Candlepin Paul”.  Check the feature out here.

As tours go, the Bosstones currently have no plans announced.  We here at Dying Scene will let you know as soon as they do.



Free Song Download: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – “Like A Shotgun”

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones just released their new album “The Magic Of Youth” and if you’ve heard it you know the ska powerhouse still knows how to crank out quality punk-ska gems.  To help commemorate the release we’re stoked to bring you a free download “Like A Shotgun,” a great track off the new album.  Snag it here.  You’re welcome.



Cover Art Battle (December 6th): The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Dead Milkmen, The Maine, more…VOTE NOW!!

Whether bizarre, beautiful, thought provoking, or hilarious, each Tuesday we will present the most interesting album covers from the albums released that week and let you readers vote on which one you think should win “Best Cover Art of the Week!”

We’ve got some pretty solid entries this week (December 6th) from the likes of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Maine, the Dead Milkmen, Lionize and Ivy League. Start the cover art slideshow here to get a closer look at the artwork.