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Wednesday, Jul 9 2014
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On the surface, the Dwarves and the Queers have little in common, aside from having two of the most memorable band names in punk. It's hard to see this lineup without immediately wondering how the Queers' lovingly juvenile, three-chord songs about the ladies are going to sound rubbing up against the Dwarves' anarchic and unhinged rock 'n' roll. (Consider the fact that the Queers were sweetly singing "Yummy, yummy, punk rock girls" when the Dwarves were putting naked women in ski masks on their record covers and growling about irresistible 13-year-old girls named Demonica.) Truthfully though, this bill makes more sense than it might seem: Both these bands know how to write killer choruses, both have their roots firmly in punk rock provocation, and both have reputations for being girl-crazy. And of course, nothing involving the Dwarves ever has to make sense.

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