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Locust, the / Plague Soundscapes
Album:Plague Soundscapes Collection:General
Artist:Locust, the Added:09/2003
Label:Anti- 

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Add Date:2003-11-17 Pull Date:2004-01-19 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:4 Jan28 Dec21 Dec14 Dec30 Nov23 Nov
Airplays:212334

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Album Review
johnn
Reviewed 2003-11-17 
FUCK YEAH!!! From San Diego, The Locust dish out intense thrashy hardcore highlighted by a noisy synth that sounds like a raygun or raunched out disintegrating FM synth. I saw them live once, but the synth was down in the mix, so they sounded like just another (tight) hardcore band, but with the synth up it's a unique sound. Songs are less than a minute, assaulting with lots of changes. Think also of Lightning Bolt, Neon Hunk, Pink and Brown. All good, but standouts were 11, 13, 19, 3, 4, 7, 8.

1. thrashy intense, w/ great synth noise
2. more riff oriented, catchy start stop riff
3. hard as shit, w/ sweet swirly wailing synth
4. start stop riff, w/ parts almost dancy
5. accented intro, kickass abstract intense noisy
6. lots of changes, great wailing synth sounds
7. more dbl bass here, call and response vocals
8. false start w/ dancy synth. catchy accented chorus.
9. dark groove, wailing guitars.
10. double bass in your face.
11. catchy midtempo beat, more raunchy, great vocals
12. crazy intense fast faster. Catchy middle section.
13. jerky midtempo rhythm, great end of dbl bass + synth
14. 30 second spazz
15. midtempo more straight on rockin w/ ray gun synth
16. 46 seconds of midtempo metal rockin'
17. 40 sec onslaught, cool synth riff.
18. more abstract, repetitive brooding mechanical satan synth
19. cool jerky intro, more punk than metal yes!
20. midtempo, headbanging tempo.
21. really cool jerky rhythm, more punk, less metal, rayguns
22. 30 second assault
23. thrashy start stop, ends w/ droning synth noise.

Track Listing
1.Recyclable Body Fluids in 12.Late for a Double Date with
2.Identity Exchange Program Re 13.File Under 'soft Core Seizur
3.Solar Panel Asses 14.Practical Hatred
4.Live From the Russian Compou 15.Psst! Is that a Halfie in Yo
5.Earwax Halo Manufactured for 16.The Half-Eaten Sausage Would
6.Wet Dream War Machine 17.Pulling the Christmas Pig By
7.Listen, the Mighty Ear Is He 18.Can We Get Another Nail in T
8.Who Wants a Dose of the Clap 19.Your Mantel Disguised As a P
9.Teenage Mustache 20.Twenty-Three Lubed Up By Ski
10.How to Become a Virgin 21.Captain Gaydar It's Time to
11.Anything Jesus Does I Can Do 22.Priest with the Sexually Tr
 23.Pickup Truck Full of Forty M