Must Watch: Video premiere: The Two Tens debut ‘Mean Spirit’
by Wendy Geller
Los Angeles-based garage punk duo the Two Tens won acclaim for their raw sound on debut album Volume, and now are planning to take things in a slightly poppier — but still hardcore — direction for sophomore set On Repeat, which they are prepping for release August 18 via Man Della Records.
Yahoo Music is excited to give fans a preview of the new music with the video for “Mean Spirit” — which combines a gritty, Nirvana-influenced visual theme with something unexpected … a cheeky game of dodgeball!
“‘Mean Spirit’ is a pretty intense song both lyrically and musically. We wanted to make a video that had that same kind of intensity. However, we also like our videos to have some sort of fun feel to it,” explains frontman Adam Bones. “I’m part of a dodgeball league and thought it would be cool to use the intensity of the sport to match the song, but it’d be fun and silly because it’s dodgeball. So I asked my friends at the Eagle Rock Yacht Club to be a part of the video. They were happy to be included and we all had a really great time shooting it. Rikki and I got on the court and opened up a huge can of whoop ass!”
“Team Two Tens in full effect right here,” adds drummer Rikki Styxx. “I was excited to kick some ass in this video alongside my partner in crime. Plus I got to wear eye black and short shorts.”
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