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VIDEO: Scranton’s Menzingers make TV debut on NBC’s ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’

VIDEO: Scranton’s Menzingers make TV debut on NBC’s ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’
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The popularity of Scranton punk band The Menzingers has only skyrocketed over the years since they moved to Philadelphia and signed to Epitaph Records, producing acclaimed albums and touring the world, so it was only a matter of time before television caught on and featured them on a late-night program.

On Thursday, March 30 (technically Friday morning) at 1:35 a.m., The Menzingers made their television debut on “Last Call with Carson Daly” on NBC, a half-hour show currently in its 16th season featuring documentary-style interviews and pre-recorded live performances from select artists.

Between interviews with actresses Gina Torres and Brooklyn Decker, “Last Call” featured two live songs recorded at The Regent Theater in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday, March 14 from their After the Party Tour – “Lookers” from their new album, “After the Party,” and “I Don’t Want to Be an Asshole Anymore” from their previous record, “Rented World.” These videos will only be available through NBC’s website until Sept. 29, so check them out below before they’re gone:

Watch “Lookers:”

Watch “I Don’t Want to Be an Asshole Anymore:”

Over the last few months, the band released music videos for “After the Party,” “Lookers,” and “Bad Catholics,” with the latter being filmed in Scranton. They also put out a collaboration beer with Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company in February appropriately named After the Party, a “crushable” 4 percent ABV Irish-style dry stout.

After wrapping up their largely sold-out national headlining tour with Jeff Rosenstock and Rozwell Kid, The Menzingers are heading to overseas later this month for a European tour with The Flatliners and The Dirty Nil, with some dates already sold out.

The quartet returned to their hometown area in February for an acoustic album release show for “After the Party” at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, meeting local fans and signing autographs afterward. See photos and videos of the entire 10-song set here.