The Mahones Win International Award for Best Punk Album

The Mahones–best described as the Pogues’ (slightly) more sensible Canadian cousin–just had their record, The Black Irish, named as Best Punk Album at the 11th annnual Independent Music Awards. The even honors the best in indie muisc from around the world.

Run by the people who publish the popular The Musicians Atlas database, entries came in from Canada, the US, the UK, Australia, France, Israel, Mali, Ukraine, Egypt, Norway, Colombia and dozens of other countries from around the planet.  

A full list of winners can be found here.  


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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