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Retox's New Video Is a Good Old Fashioned Beatdown

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By Noisey Staff

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Retox, your favorite/least favorite loudness-based weirdo punk/hardcore outfit featuring Justin Pearson of The Locust, is back. In their last video, the So Cal band explored the fine art of smoking meth with tarantulas and what not. Their new one for “Let’s Not Keep in Touch” from Beneath California, is a beatdown, very literally. The just-over-three-minute video features a man getting chased and beaten with a baseball bat by—is that the dude from the Dillinger Escape Plan? Yeah you can tell it’s him by his clavicle tattoo and by the fact that he is a walking vascular mini-Hulk.

So sit back and enjoy this slow mo chase/stomping scene complete with a bloody molar, courtesy of your friends/enemies Retox, above. Beneath California is out from Epitaph Records on February 10.

Also, we followed the band around their digs last year on an episode of Sound Off!:

Check them out on tour:

Feb 10 San Diego, CA – The Casbah

Feb 11 Tempe, AZ – 51 West

Feb 12 Las Cruces, NM – Trainyard

Feb 13 Dallas, TX – Three Links

Feb 14 Austin, TX – Red 7

Feb 15 Houston, TX – Fitzgeralds

Feb 17 Atlanta, GA – The Earl

Feb 18 Carrboro, NC – Cat's Cradle

Feb 19 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar

Feb 20 Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie

Feb 22 Cambridge, MA – The Middle East

Feb 26 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop

Feb 27 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick Lounge

Feb 28 Chicago, IL – Cobra Lounge

Mar 01 Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club

Mar 02 Omaha, NE – Slowdown

Mar 04 Denver, CO – Hi Dive

Mar 05 Salt Lake City, UT – Bar Deluxe

Mar 06 Boise, ID – The Shredder

Mar 07 Seattle, WA – Black Lodge

Mar 08 Portland, OR – Ash Street Saloon

Mar 09 Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro Operahouse

Mar 10 Los Angeles, CA – Los Globos