5. The Boys Are Back
Since then the band has undergone a lot of changes to their personnel and yet has kept largely the same punk sound that made them famous when they reconvened in the late 90s as an opening act for The Mighty Mighty Bosstones. This is a band that can keep coming back again and again simply because their sound is that great and can inspire a lot of people. Another great part of this band is the fact that they employ bagpipes. Seriously, how many bands ever really have a bagpipe player on their roster? This instrument is insanely hard for some people to learn since a lot of it is about breath control and learning how to regulate your breathing in accordance with playing the instrument, but the sound is just out of this world.
Patrick's Day week shows, held in and around Boston. The single " Tessie " became the band's first mainstream hit and one of their biggest charting singles to date. The band's final Hellcat release, 's The Warrior's Code , included the song " I'm Shipping Up to Boston "; the song was featured in the Academy Award -winning movie The Departed , and went on to become the band's only Platinum-selling single to date, and remains one of their best-known songs.
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