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Spanspek Spotlight: Tokyo Death March

Dudes! If you're able to travel back in time, head on over to Downtown Visalia check out the Spanspek booth for Taste the Arts!  Then kill Hitler, as any time traveler worth their salt knows.

Next up is the final band of our Spotlight Series!  Let us reintroduce you to Reedley instrumental quartet TOKYO DEATH MARCH!
Look at how young they are in that picture!  Cute ass dudes!  One of the last times I saw the "galaxy paisa" prog rock group Tokyo Death March was in 2011 at Visalia's Cellar Door.  I remember the show well because the bands set was one of the best I'd ever seen from the group.  They expertly performed their instrumental raza cacophonies while an old black and white Mexican movie played on a screen in the background.  It' was mesmerizing.  I also remember the show because by the end of the night the band had managed to get themselves banned from the venue for life.  It was quite the night!  

This group was a big part of Spanspek in its early days.  Their music was innovative, vibrant and volatile; exactly what we wanted the festival to shine a light on.  We are extremely excited to have Tokyo Death March back for our 10th year!  It's going to be a special one.
For more information on the band, visit the following sites:

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And that's it!  We'll be back later with everything you need to know about Spanspek 2015!!!

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