Killer Plague: Year Of The Locust – “Rise Up/Sunrise”

Year Of The Locust

“Rise Up/Sunrise”

Rock, Sex, God, Machine

Talk about a punch to the solar plexus!!! Year Of The Locust is one of the bands that will kick your ass out of your winter complacency.  With riffs and rhythm galore and vocals that come out of those shots of whiskey from late nights, YOFL is just the best new heavy metal/blues rock band out their.  Comprised of Scot McGiveron, Fred Serrell, Peter Hellers, and Raeshawn Greene, these guys sing about the shit that happens to all of us: bad luck, bad romance, bad companionship, the pure shit that piles up.  Get rid of it.  Let that plague called Year Of The Locust clear out that crap.  I love this band.  Hailing from NYC, Washington Dc, and West “By God” Virginia, the band’s sound has come into its own under the watchful eye of producer/guitarist Brain Bonds.  This is the band to see this year.  Catch them live:

Feb 09 | Detroit, MI | St. Andrew’s Hall *
Feb 10 | Ft Wayne, IN | Pieres *
Feb 11 | Cincinnati, OH | Bogart’s *
Feb 12 | Grand Rapids, MI | The Intersection
Feb 13 | Chicago, IL | Concord Music Hall
Feb 15 | Milwaukee, WI | The Rave
Feb 16 | Rockford, IL | The Apollo Theatre
Feb 17 | Fargo, ND | Sanctuary Events Center
Feb 18 | Minneapolis, MN | Skyway Theatre
Feb 20 | Lincoln, NE | Bourbon Theatre
Feb 21 | Lawrence, KS | Granada Theatre
Feb 23 | Denver, CO | Summit Music Hall
Feb 24 | Salt Lake City, UT | The Complex (Grand)
Feb 26 | Portland, OR | Hawthorne Theatre
Feb 27 | Vancouver, BC | Rickshaw Theatre
Feb 28 | Seattle, WA | El Corazon
Mar 02 | Sacramento, CA | Ace Of Spades
Mar 03 | Berkeley, CA | UC Theatre
Mar 04 | San Diego, CA | SOMA
Mar 06 | Los Angeles, CA | The Regent
Mar 07 | Phoenix, AZ | Marquee
Mar 09 | Oklahoma City, OK | Diamond Ballroom
Mar 10 | Dallas, TX | Canton Hall
Mar 11 | Houston, TX | White Oak
Mar 13 | Atlanta, GA | The Masquerade [Heaven]*
Mar 15 | Nashville, TN | Top Golf Live
Mar 16 | Columbus, OH | Express Live

 

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