Year of the Locust Release New Single/Video “Sunrise” on; Announce Tour Dates with Starset

Hard Rock band Year of the Locust- YOTL have released the highly anticipated video for their latest single titled "Sunrise". The band is currently on tour with Starset and Palisades. The tour kicked off on January 28th in Charlotte, NC at The Underground and will conclude on March 16th in Columbus, OH.

On producing the band’s latest single "Sunrise", Brian Bond says, "Most songs usually take anywhere from a day to a few weeks to write, but on very rare occasions, magic happens and one just appears. That’s exactly what happened with "Sunrise'. After wrapping up a long day of writing and jamming on other songs, Scotty picked up an acoustic and started strumming and singing an idea that he had. Immediately everyone’s ears perked up and before you knew it all the amps were fired back up. Everyone threw out ideas that all somehow managed to work together perfectly and in less than an hour "Sunrise" was done. Magic like that rarely happens, but even rarer is working with a band that knows when something incredible has shown up and regardless of how tired and exhausted they may be, still takes full advantage of the situation."

Scotty Mac, vocalist of YOTL, adds, "The lyrics and melodies hit me like a ton of bricks... When a song is written and you are locked into a melody from the very start.. That's like a Polaroid picture. Moment captured; lighting strikes... And the smell of the burnt soil is undeniable. It sticks with you."

The video was produced and directed by Steve Sage Productions. Steve Sage said, "Working with Y.O.T.L. was an amazing experience. The guys are professionals on and off the stage. They brought my team and I a treatment and we created something beyond their expectations. This video and the next are going to kick major ass."

Having shared the stage with some musical behemoth's in recent years, such as Saliva, Tantric, Saving Abel, and Puddle of Mudd, the band feels as though its search for identity has been (temporarily) quenched. Eager to reveal the new beast to the world, the band will have their chance as they kickoff 2018 with a 36 city tour alongside Starset. Add to that a new single/music video release for "Sunrise" and "The Swarm" is set for domination in 2018.

Check out the song and video for "Sunrise" via here:


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

*No Palisades

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