'For Boston'

Ken Casey, bassist and founding member of Boston band Dropkick Murphys, spent the first part of his day on April 15 ignoring text messages and focusing on the Celtic rock troupe's concert that evening at the Catalyst in Santa Cruz, Calif.

It was his birthday, so Casey figured most of the unread messages were well wishes that he could respond to later. As the texts began to pile up, he decided to read a few. Panic ensued.

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