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8:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 20. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.



This June, Vancouver power duo Japandroids released the official summer album of 2012, the aptly titled Celebration Rock. The weather has cooled, but the fire in songs like "Younger Us" and "The Nights of Wine and Roses" cannot be contained to a single season. In fact, the months since Celebration Rock, compounded by the common thought of "Damn, I need to see these guys live" during the album's gestation period, are destined to add up to an evening of sweaty shouting and quasi-moshing. We advise you to either preemptively call off work the next day or start practicing your sick morning voice.

Get Your Chants Straight: "The House That Heaven Built" is "oh-oh-oh-OH-oh-oh-oh-oh." Do not confuse this with the "OH-oh-OH-oh-oh-oh" of "Fire's Highway."

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