The Locust

Education Gets You Every/Nowhere: INUS Album Stream and Video Premiere.

August 1, 2019

INUS – “a pre-postapocalyptic, post-honky-tonk-prog-skronk, space Tropicalia, math-lounge powersilence trio”

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.

Hall of Fame Countdown: The Locust’s Plague Soundscapes

January 3, 2017

Because New Year countdowns are all the rage and never get boring, count down the songs on Plague Soundscapes with us.  Or against us.

Thoughts From Two Decades of Road Dogging: Retox Offers “Pre-Tour Diary”

August 25, 2016

Justin Pearson (The Locust, Retox) is no stranger to the road. Dude has been staring at blacktop and lane dividers in the name of playing dive bars and assorted shit holes around the world for ‘round about 20 years

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…