The Menzingers’ New Video, Starring Jason Voorhees

This video is pure genius. If you never thought Friday the 13th‘s Jason Voorhees could be a cute guy with a heart, and in love, you obviously haven’t taken your imagination out for a walk in long time.

The Menzingers used their imaginations and put it to use in creating the video for “I Don’t Wanna Be an Asshole Anymore,” off their new album Rented World. The video stars a Jason Voorhees who’s on a quest of self-improvement as he stalks, I mean woos, a love interest, even to the point of invoking Lloyd Dobler. No girl is safe… err… can resist.

The new album claims to be about “maintaining a sense of self, the softening of posture, and the burden of harsh realities,” which is quite the detour from the usual pop punk subjects. At least they stuck to the classics for this video. The album is getting tons of positive press and can be purchased at MenzingerStore.com or via iTunes.

Catch The Menzingers on tour this spring (dates below).

The Menzingers Tour Dates:

w/ Lemuria, PUP, and Cayetana
May 29 Providence, RI – The Met
May 30 New York, NY – Webster Hall
May 31 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
June 01 Washington DC – Rock and Roll Hotel
June 02 Rochester, NY – The Bugjar
June 03 Toronto ON – Opera House
June 04 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
June 05 Pittsburgh, PA – Altar Bar
June 06 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
June 07 Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock
June 08 Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
June 10 Davenport, IA – River City Experience
June 11 St. Louis MO – Firebird
June 13 Denver, CO – Marquis
June 14 Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
June 15 Boise, ID – The Shredder
June 17 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
June 18 Portland, OR – Branx
June 20 San Francisco, CA – Slims
June 21 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy
June 22 San Diego, CA – The Irenic
June 23 Phoenix, AZ – Pub Rock
June 24 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
June 26 Austin, TX – Red 7 Inside
June 29 Houston, TX – Fitzgeralds Downstairs
June 30 New Orleans, LA – Siberia
July 02 Tampa FL – Orpheum
July 03 Orlando, FL – The Social
July 04 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade – Middle
July 05 Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
July 06 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar

Rock Hard \m/

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