Justin Pearson

Justin Pearson Releases New Book, Looks Back on Provocative Musical Career

June 14, 2018

Justin Pearson of The Locust, Dead Cross, and Retox just published a book collecting lyrics from throughout his shit-disturbing musical career, and we rounded him up to talk about it.

Interview With Dead Cross: The Raw Materials Version

September 7, 2017

Here, you get to read the full complement of questions and answers with Dead Cross that was the forerunner to what made it to print in the October issue.

INTERVIEW: Retox’s Justin Pearson on punk sincerity, Ugly Animals, extremity and running for office

December 5, 2011

Clocking in at 13 minutes or so, Retox’s debut rager Ugly Animals only just falls into the LP category. But, shit, it packs enough aggression, energy and compositional cordite to compensate anybody who is bummed out from holding out for a longer running time. The San Diego quartet don’t fuck around—at least not with the…