Welcome Mike!

We are very pleased to announce that as of today Boston’s own Mike Rivkees will be joining The Rumjacks full time on vocals. Mike has joined us previously as a guest vocalist on “Billy Mckinley”, and we’ve been massive fans of his work with bands such as Mickey Rickshaw for many years now. He’s a […]


We wish to advise that The Rumjacks will be parting ways with foundation member Frankie. To prevent potential legal ramifications we will not go into details, but neither will we use “musical differences” as a justification of our decision, you all deserve better than that. The decision itself has been carefully considered by all members […]

Welcome to 2020

Hello everyone! Welcome to 2020, we hope you all arrived safe and sound and we wish you all the absolute best for the year ahead! We have loads going on this year with festivals, tours and some other BIG announcements we’ll share a little later. February 2020 sees us hitting the UK for 11 massive […]

European Summer 2019

Europe, it’s getting hot and we are back on the road again! We’ve already had some killer festivals, hitting Groez Rock in Belgium and Hell Fest, but that is just the beginning of what is a huge summer. We get to play new cities and new countries, looking at you Romania! Plus we get to […]

For Anthony, a Eulogy.

  It was with great sadness on Saturday (8th) that we shared the passing of Anthony ‘Drumjacker’ Matters, we may have parted ways but Anthony was and will always be our brother. That is just the reality of band life, a family sharing; vans, beds, sweat, blood, tears; and watching a man pull out his […]

Live in London Acoustic Session

Earlier this year we were fortunate enough to spend some time at the fantastic YouTube Studios in London, where we recorded some strip back acoustic versions of some of our songs.  We had a great day in the London studios and we’ve been sharing a recording every Friday with you all, now we are happy […]

Saints Preserve Us UK Tour 2019

Here we are again, after a well earned break enjoying the festive season we are back on the road, touring our latest release “Saints Preserve Us” across the UK. We’ll be tearing up some of our favorite haunts across the country again, as well as hitting a few new cities over 11 nights. It all […]

2018- A Year in Review.

It’s been another big year for us; playing plenty of shows, visiting new cities in different countries, meeting new friends, recording our fourth album “Saints Preserve Us”; and of course, celebrating our 10th anniversary as a band with you all. Once again it has been another crazy ride; taking us from Dublin to Debrecen, Thessaloniki […]

Europe Tour 2018 – thank you!

Europe, that’s us finished for 2018. From everyone here at camp Rumjack thank you to everyone who;  organized, promoted, sweated and partied with us. It’s been 10 years of staunch, fit and proud  and it’s nothing less than an honour to share our bandiversary with you all. Next stop…. Japan!!

Once upon a time…October 31, 2008 in Hobart, Tasmania

On the 31 of October 2008 in a little pub in Hobart Tasmania, we played our first eve show as the Rumjacks. I don’t think any of us would have imagined that we would still doing it 10 years later. Thank you everyone for making this journey possible and sharing this incredible ride with us! […]