October 15, 2014 11:05 AM EDT

In a friendly battle of the bands, the III Marine Expeditionary Force Band and the Republic of Korea Army Band drummed up a friendly competition in a parking lot at the 2014 Gyeryong Military Culture Festival. In a clip uploaded to YouTube by user bhijar07, the Korean band members dance and cheer like they are in the mosh pit at a concert while the Americans are slightly more stoic. This festival is one of the many performances that the Okinawa, Japan-based III Marine Expeditionary Force Band travels to worldwide.

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