In the labyrinthine world of heavy music, where bands often bear names that teeter on the precipice of absurdity, one ensemble stands out with a moniker as enigmatic as it is unforgettable: Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs. As the world awaits their upcoming live album, "Live In New York," set to drop on October 27th via Missing Piece Records, these Newcastle, UK-based sonic conjurers offer a tantalizing taste of their raw energy in the form of "Terror’s Pillow" (Live).
Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs are no newcomers to the stage, and their April 2023 performance at New York City’s Mercury Lounge, where this live recording was captured, was a show of their fiery prowess. Drummer Ewan Mackenzie, reflecting on that night, describes it as a "musical adventure," a journey that culminated in an electrifying atmosphere and a profound connection among everyone present.
The track "Big Rig," another gem from the upcoming release, is a sonic odyssey that traverses vast expanses of space-punk thrash and tectonic sludge-laden riffs. Mackenzie paints it as a rollercoaster ride, a musical expedition filled with unexpected twists and turns, a true testament to their adventurous spirit.
Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs have been on a whirlwind journey that took them across the UK, Europe, and North America, leaving a trail of awestruck audiences in their wake. Their 2023 album, "Land of Sleeper," has garnered praise from critical quarters, including Pitchfork, Clash, and The Line of Best Fit. Tracks like "Ultimate Hammer" and "Mr. Medicine" showcase the band's penchant for melding classic riffage with offbeat chaos, delivering an electrifying sonic experience.
In the world of Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, heavy music is more than just a genre; it's a captivating theater of sound, a campy spectacle, and above all, a sheer blast of unadulterated fun. Their music transcends the boundaries of doomy stoner metal, fuzz-blasted psych-rock, and bracing post-rock, making them a force to be reckoned with in the contemporary heavy music scene.
So, as the world braces for the full sonic onslaught of "Live In New York" on October 27th, we can only anticipate another chapter in the enthralling story of Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, a band that defies convention, embraces chaos, and delivers music that is as electrifying as it is unforgettable. In their hands, the stage becomes a canvas, and their music, a vivid masterpiece that paints aural landscapes of unparalleled intensity.
U.S. Tour Dates:
10/29/23 - Austin, TX - Hotel Vegas
10/31/23 - Troy, NY - No Fun Festival
11/01/23 - New Haven, CT - Space Ballroom
11/02/23 - Boston, MA - The Sinclair
11/03/23 - Brooklyn, NY - Elsewhere
11/04/23 - Washington, DC - Atlantis