best of 2005

#1 The Tossers: The Valley of the Shadow of Death – The clear winner

#2 Neck: Sod ‘em & Begorrah – Celtic Punk masterpiece

#3 The Kissers: Good Fight – most improved band

#4 The Wages of Sin: Custom Of The Sea – readers fav.

#5 The Electrics: Old, New, Borrowed and Green – career best (and they mention me)

#6 The Zydepunks: …and the streets will flow with whiskey – runbmg’s top pick

#7 Dropkick Murphys: Warrior’s Code – solid and workman like

#8 Larkin: Reckoning – taking up were BoW left off

#9 McDermotts 2 Hours: Live at Ferneham Hall – raw and powerful, 20 years later

#10 (joint) Blaggards: Standards – best new band (1)

#10 (joint) Sharky Doyles: Back of the yards – best new band (2)

Potato-eating, Whiskey-drinking, Bog-trotting, CELTIC PUNK ROCK

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