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The Night Marchers Thrash Through 'Loud, Dumb and Mean' – Song Premiere

San Diego punks keep it simple

The Night Marchers
Courtesy of Swami Records
January 11, 2013 11:05 AM ET

Brash San Diego punks the Night Marchers are gearing up for the January 22nd release of their second record, Allez Allez, on Swami Records. Now you can take a listen to the infectious, riff-laced thrasher "Loud, Dumb and Mean," which frontman John Reis tells Rolling Stone is an ode to bands like Nervous Norvus, Lee Hazlewood and "hundreds of other musics that make me smile and boner and break Ikea furniture and pile the splintered, laminated, wood-like shards in the middle of my condo and burn it. To me, the kitsch and the camp and the novelties are often far more artful than that which is peddled as sincere reflections of the human condition."

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