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Salem Wolves cover ‘Blood And Roses’ by The Smithereens



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Next week the New Jersey Township of Scotch Plains will dedicate a street in the name of Pat DiNizio, the late Smithereens frontman who died in December at the age of 62. The tributes to DiNizio have come in from far and wide over the past few months, and now Boston’s Salem Wolves get into the game with their cover of “Blood And Roses.” You know, the one with that unfuckwithable bass line. “BearTone Studio invited us to take part in a locals-only ’80s tribute record,” the Wolves write on Facebook. “One day, one song. To honor the recently departed power-pop giant Pat DiNizio, we picked The Smithereens’ 1986 hit ‘Blood And Roses.’ Rev the engine, pop in this cassingle and try to live when you don’t belong.” Words to fly by. Featured Salem Wolves photo by Scott Murry.


Salem Wolves 2018 Live Dates:
May 11 — Pauly’s Hotel in Albany, NY
May 12 — Live at 212 in Westbrook, ME
May 13 — Machines with Magnets in Pawtucket, RI
May 14 — Charlie’s Kitchen in Cambridge, MA