Year Of The Locust Unveils ‘Sunrise’ Video

February 9, 2018 by: Shauna O'Donnell

Courtesy: O'Donnell Media Group

By Philip Sayblack

Year of the Locust has unveiled the video for its latest single.

The new York-based band unveiled this week the video for ‘Sunshine’ via puregrainaudio.com. The song is taken from the band’s forthcoming album Rock. Sex. God. Machine. Its official release date has not yet been announced, but will be in the days to come.

Front man Scotty Mac said of the song in a recent interview that the song was powerful both musically and lyrically.

“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,” Mac said.  “Moment captured; lightning strikes…and the smell of the burnt soil is undeniable. It sticks with you.”

Produced and Directed by Steve Sage, head of Steve Sage Productions, the band’s new video seems to tell the story of a man who has been wronged by a loved one and that man’s pained reaction at said woman’s seeming infidelity. Sage called working with the band to create the video an enjoyable experience.

“Working with Year of the Locust was an amazing experience,” Sage said.  “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 be kickass.”

Year of the Locust is currently serving as support alongside Palisades for Starset’s latest headlining tour.  The tour launched Jan. 28 in Charlotte, N.C. and currently runs through March 16 in Columbus, Ohio.  Its current schedule is noted below.

Starset/ Palisades/ Year of the Locust Tour Dates:

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

More information on the band’s tour, single, album and more is available online now at:

Websitehttp://www.yearofthelocust.com

Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/YearoftheLocust

Twitterhttp://twitter.com/yearofthelocust

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