Gabe Serbian (The Locust, Ex-Dead Cross, Etc.) Passes Away

Gabe Serbian has sadly passed away. The musician was the drummer for The Locust and previously served as the singer for Dead Cross and the guitarist for Cattle Decapitation. Fans can assist his family by donating HERE.

The Locust said the following:

“It’s with heavy hearts that we have to share the passing of Gabe Serbian on April 30th, 2022. This world will miss Gabe as a friend, family member, musician, and artist. He will continue to live on in so many ways and through everyone he has connected with during his time with us. May 1st is his birthday, and we hope that you can find a way to celebrate his life. During this difficult time we ask that you give Gabe’s family privacy.”

Dead Cross also commented:

“Our hearts are shattered. We love you Gabe Serbian. This world won’t be the same without you”

Cattle Decapitation added:

“We are at a complete loss for words over the loss of our friend and a founding member Gabe Serbian’s passing. Its difficult to put into words the loss of someone who was such a talent and dear friend to so, so many. He was one of the real ones. We will miss you so much, Gabe. We ask that you please give his family privacy during this time. There is a GoFundMe set up for his family, his wife and two children.”

The Locust To Re-Release “Safety Second, Body Last” On Limited Edition Vinyl & Cassette

The Locust are planning to release new limited edition vinyl and cassette copies of their 2005 EP “Safety Second, Body Last” this June. An “ultra-limited variant featuring multilayered transparent anatomical illustration packaging designed by Bran Black Moon in collaboration with Brain Dead” can be found HERE. Further variants can be found at The Hard Times, Decibel, and Revolver. The cassette can be found at Decibel as well.

Watch Footage From The Locust’s First Show In Four Years

The Locust took the stage for their first show in four years at the 2019 Desert Daze festival on October 12. You can find some fan-filmed footage from the set, along with a new animated clip for “Recyclable Body Fluids In Human Form,” below:

[via The PRP]

The Locust Announce First Live Show In Four Years

The Locust have announced that they will be playing their first show in four years at the 2019 Desert Daze festival. That event will take place at Moreno Beach in Lake Perris, CA on October 10-13. Justin Pearson told Brooklyn Vegan the following about the group’s return:

“We do plan to play more, and function as a normal band again, with new material, and new uniforms as well. I guess the world is getting more and more fucked up, so we need to do our part to set things straight.”