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Justin Pearson of the Locust: “I’m less irritated by hardcore these days”
Justin Pearson of the Locust: “I’m less irritated by hardcore these days”
Justin Pearson makes us all look like slackers. The 40-something bassist/frontman/conceptualist has done more to mutate strains out of the hardcore movement than anybody in recent history. From his days fronting Swing Kids, fomenting electronic grind calculus maniacs the Locust (who have ended their hiatus with an appearance at the Desert Daze Festival this month), shearing his throat lining in Re
Mike Patton’s thrash band Dead Cross surprise-release new EP—listen
Mike Patton’s thrash band Dead Cross surprise-release new EP—listen
Dead Cross, the thrashy hardcore/metal supergroup from Faith No More's Mike Patton and ex-Slayer and Suicidal Tendencies drummer Dave Lombardo, just surprise-released a new, self-titled EP—check it out below. Read more: Members of Dead Cross detained on tour The new EP contains two new tracks and a couple of remixes off the (also self-titled) 2017 debut album from the band that includes the Locus
14 Songs You Need To Hear from October 2015
Sometimes the rock world can get noisy, and we don’t just mean in decibels or static. Often the signal-to-noise ratio is more noise than signal. But no worries: We read, listen to and watch everything so we can sort it for you. Here are some of our favorite new songs and videos of October 2015, brought to you in partnership with our friends at CreativeLive. PAST REC... Read More ...
Members of Blood Brothers, the Locust and YYYs return to Head Wound City—but not The Voice
After 10 years and a mere handful of gigs, the bright lights are once again shining in Head Wound City. The ambi-directional vehicle of former Blood Brothers members Jordan Blilie (vocals) and Cody Votolato (guitar), Justin Pearson and Gabe Serbian (the original rhythm section of the Locust and Retox) and Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner have reconvened for maximum noise and visceral carnage.
Retox redefine hardcore-punk on the lead single from their upcoming album, ‘Beneath California’
Retox redefine hardcore-punk on the lead single from their upcoming album, ‘Beneath California’
LA's Retox are streaming the lead single from their upcoming studio album, Beneath California, titled "Let's Not Keep In Touch." You check out the track's video, which premiered over at Noisey, below. Read more into the band's ethos in this dual interview alongside the Dillinger Escape Plan. Beneath California is set fo ...
The Dillinger Escape Plan, Retox interview—”I want to be passionate about everything”
The Dillinger Escape Plan, Retox interview—”I want to be passionate about everything”
In his role as lead guitarist and founder of the Dillinger Escape Plan, Ben Weinman has raised the bar for levels of musicianship, intensity and possibilities in the frequently staid world of metal. Likewise, Justin Pearson has been a fulcrum in the SoCal punk and hardcore scenes, fronting such diverse outfits as Swing Kids, the Locust, All Leather and now Retox... Read More ...