Mean Jeans signed to Fat Wreck Chords last year, and this Friday (3/18) they'll put out their first release on the label, the Nite Vision EP (pre-order). It comes with the title track, which will appear on their upcoming Tight New Dimension LP (due April 22), and two (amazingly titled) b-sides, "Now I Wanna Be Yr Dogg" and "69 Tears." If you've ever listened to Mean Jeans, you know they've studied the Ramones songbook inside and out, and all three of these songs are fantastic updates on that sound. A full stream of the EP premieres below.

The Mean Jeans are also touring, including a stay in Austin for SXSW this week. Their shows include the Fat showcase which label honchos NOFX are headlining, and the FREE BrooklynVegan day party on Thursday at Cheer Up Charlies with Power Trip, Radioactivity, Citizen, Turnover and more (RSVP).

After SXSW, they'll tour with NOFX (but they're not playing their NYC show). All dates are listed below.

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Mean Jeans -- 2016 Tour Dates
03/17/16 Austin, TX Cheer Up Charlies Free BrooklynVegan Party (1:30 PM)
03/17/16 Austin, TX Buffalo Billiards Fat Wreck Chords SXSW w/ NOFX
03/19/16 Austin, TX Des Moines Embassy FREE SHOW w/ NOFX
03/19/16 Austin, TX Hotel Vegas Burgermania V (1:15am)
03/20/16 San Antonio, TX Paper Tiger Burger Hangover
03/24/16 Bellingham, WA The Shakedown
03/25/16 Seattle, WA Lucky Liquor
03/26/16 Vancouver, BC Canada Astoria
03/27/16 Portland, OR Bunk Bar
04/02/16 Tacoma, WA Bleak Outlook Fest
04/12/16 Berkeley, CA The UC Theatre w/ NOFX
04/14/16 San Diego, CA House of Blues w/ NOFX
04/15/16 Riverside, CA Riverside Municipal Auditorium w/ NOFX
04/16/16 Los Angeles, CA Belasco Theater w/ NOFX
04/17/16 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theater w/ NOFX
04/18/16 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues w/ NOFX
04/21/16 Tampa, FL The Ritz Ybor w/ NOFX
04/22/16 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution w/ NOFX
04/23/16 Jacksonville, FL Mavericks w/ NOFX
04/24/16 St. Augustine, FL Nobby's
04/25/16 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle w/ NOFX