There’s been a buzz about Year of the Locust for quite sometime now. They’ve seen some great stages and opened for some very well-known acts along the way.
2018 is YOTL’s year, with new music on the way and a solid tour already in progress it won’t be long until they headline in 2019.
Check out our exclusive interview below:
How long has the band been together?
The band has been together two and a half years.
What are some memorable experiences you’ve had on the road?
By far, playing a sold out crowd of 3,000+ people, and meeting the most amazing fans ever.
You’re on the road with Starset at the end of the month, do you like touring?
Yes we are with Starset, Grabbitz and Palisades.
We absolutely love it! It has its challenges but completely worth it!
When you’re not on the road, how does the band keep occupied off the road?
We’re always writing music, and spending time with friends and family.
Recently Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries passed away, how did her music influence the band?
Wow, yeah it’s still unbelievable to us you know? Still hurt from Prince, Chris Cornell, Chester Bennington, Tom Petty, and Malcolm Young.
It hurts to see the songwriters and entertainers that you look up too leave this earth, but their legacy will live on through family, fans, and everyone who supports music and following their dreams.
What are some of your favourite upcoming bands out there?
Scars Heal in Time and Sons of Texas to name a few!
Your last release was in 2016, is there new Year of The Locust on the way?
Absolutely there is!! We just wrapped up a few weeks in a cabin and in the studio with Producer Brian Bonds formerly “Florida Georgia Line”. We created something amazing! Our first single is titled “Sunrise”!
What is some advice you can give a band starting out?
Follow your heart, save your money, never give up, and always kiss and thank your momma!
Jake E Lee, apparently knows that you can drink a whole bottle of Jack..can you elaborate on that experience ?
Uhhhh…..we plead the fifth on that one!
Haha, we had a great time with Jake and crew! Awesome guys, and they know how to have a good time!
What are some bands you hope tour with?
Asking Alexandria, nothing more, Dmx, Metallica, Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach!
Year of The Locust’s goals for 2018 are?
A continuation from last year!
Swarm and take over the world!
Oh and get some fish and chips in London!
BUY THEIR MUSIC HERE: YEAR OF THE LOCUST