The nihilistic sound of grind titans Pig Destroyer is set to invade Phil Anselmo's Housecore Horror Film Festival this weekend. Also, with the unexpected announcement that Pig Destroyer would be recruiting a bassist for the first time in their 16-year career, we've decided to brighten the spotlight currently pointed in the extreme band's direction. Our Video of the Day is 'Forgotten Child' live at CBGB's.
There will soon come a day when every band in the world will no longer sell shirts, hoodies or posters, they'll just bring a portable bar in order to get thirsty fans smashed off their signature brands of alcoholic concoctions. The latest acts to announce their own brands of intoxicant are grind legends Pig Destroyer and, unsurprisingly, Virginian thrashers Municipal Waste.
There is absolutely no reason why you should miss this show. Warm up your car, grab your plane tickets, reschedule your wedding date if you have to! The utter excellence in brutality is overflowing with this bill, which consists of Converge, Pig Destroyer, Municipal Waste, Repulsion, Tombs and Evoken.
As one of the most pulverizing grind bands on the planet, Pig Destroyer gave the world a dose of metal mastery with 'Book Burner.' Pig Destroyer fans were rabid for a new album since the release of 'Phantom Limb' in 2007, with one of the longest feeling five-year waits ever.
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Pig Destroyer are one of the most celebrated grindcore acts in modern metal. Having released definitive masterpieces of the 21st Century such as 'Prowler in the Yard' and 'Terrifyer,' fans salivated over a new Pig Destroyer album for over five years before 'Book Burner' dropped in Oct. 2012.
Pig Destroyer are the embodiment of metal's most purely aggressive breed. The genre of grindcore doesn't allow for much breathing room or any sort of mainstream accessibility due to its speed, incoherence and sonic violence, but for bands like Pig Destroyer, grind serves as a foundation for profound originality.