NewsJanuary 29, 2007 7:13 PM ET4,736 views

Pig Destroyer recording new album

Pig Destroyer has begun recording their new full-length album for Relapse Records, titled "Phantom Limb." Pig Destroyer are currently recording "Phantom Limb" at Omega Studios (Bad Brains) in Rockville, MD. "Phantom Limb" will feature fourteen new songs with artwork by John Baizley (Baroness, Torche). Advance song titles include: "Cemetery Road," "Rotten Yellow," "Jupiter's Eye," "Heathen Temple" and "The Machete Twins." Pig Destroyer vocalist JR Hayes comments on the recording: "We're recording to 2-inch analog tape, which is really exciting. The drums sound huge, and the guitar tones are really nasty and aggressive. Brian's been on top of his game all year, busting out easily the fastest blast beats I've ever seen him play. As usual, Scott's written a whole arsenal of scalding riffs, but I feel like he really outdid himself with the arrangements on this record. The songs feel great and we've been having a load of fun playing them for the last five months. It's the 14 most deranged metal songs we could make up, so get ready to sink your f*cking teeth in." Guitarist Scott Hull adds; "We're excited about 'Phantom Limb' because it all seems to be coming together in a much different way than our past discs. We set the date for the studio, then we fired up the muse to write the material. The process has became much faster, more focused, and with all the energy intact and sharpened. It has also been a hugely positive experience to be able to just be the guitarist, rather than the guy behind the button as well. Just wait until you hear it." Additionally, Pig Destroyer have recently made their long-standing trio a quartet with the addition of Blake Harrison (Triac) to the fold.

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jebus 1/29/2007 4:15:34 PM

first, yay

HUH 1/29/2007 4:16:13 PM

LIFE CHANGING

HUH 1/29/2007 4:17:20 PM

and now they are a 4piece? BOOOO

scene_destroyer 1/29/2007 4:17:43 PM

Im stoked.......fck everyone whos not!

snai1s 1/29/2007 4:18:15 PM

Pig Destroyer changing more lives.

PukeSkywalker 1/29/2007 4:18:33 PM

awesome album title, excited for this

hardware 1/29/2007 4:20:06 PM

fck YES, the only band that matters anymore.

DrMartinLutherKingJr 1/29/2007 4:21:55 PM

i jerked off while reading this.

denbez 1/29/2007 4:24:07 PM

Just comed.

picturesofme 1/29/2007 4:28:46 PM

11/10

xsongsofselfx 1/29/2007 4:29:42 PM

Amazing news, cant wait to see them in march.

Nowonmai 1/29/2007 4:35:33 PM

PIG fckING DESTROYER!!!!

thisisforever 1/29/2007 4:39:36 PM

man whatever happened to those million 7" they were supposed to do

renegade 1/29/2007 4:40:22 PM

yes! is new dude a guitarist or bassist?

ion_stasi 1/29/2007 4:43:12 PM

hope the guitars sound good on this one. good band.

carexinxslaughter 1/29/2007 4:48:42 PM

yayyyyy!!!!!

BruceWayne 1/29/2007 4:50:25 PM

Stoked to the max

hxcobd 1/29/2007 4:56:43 PM

fck yes. I can feel a big change in my life coming up

RustyPS 1/29/2007 4:57:06 PM

This news makes my balls tingle with excitement.

RobertRedford 1/29/2007 4:58:29 PM

Yeah.... I got the Shin's on the phone here and they want their song title ideas back. Um... maybe someone wants to tell Scotty or something?

vegard 1/29/2007 5:06:32 PM

i wish my name was BLAKE!

totalpandemonium 1/29/2007 5:18:51 PM

yay!!!!!!!!!!!

AndrewChrz 1/29/2007 5:57:41 PM

One of the greatest bands around. But only 14 songs?? They must all be 2 minutes each now... weird.

gibson 1/29/2007 5:58:24 PM

they're soo sick

Duluth_Corsage 1/29/2007 5:59:35 PM

*cums uncontrollably* Ooohhhhhh fck yes

wannaseemenaked 1/29/2007 6:06:47 PM

Release date?

Fur_Beach 1/29/2007 6:23:40 PM

thats awesome that Baizley is doing the artwork. I love his shit.

sacralplexus 1/29/2007 7:05:08 PM

fck yeah, will be there

shredmyaxe 1/29/2007 7:09:25 PM

Yes yes yes yes.

toweringinferno 1/29/2007 7:24:45 PM

"fire up the muse" that rules

lord_gold 1/29/2007 7:35:46 PM

hell fcking yes

treblinka 1/29/2007 8:30:43 PM

the new dude is in charge of noise, doing samples and crazy distortions on stage. can't fcking wait for this.

XXHrdcor4lifeXX 1/29/2007 8:55:28 PM

Everyone above me sucks just as bad as this terrible-shit band.

burzum 1/29/2007 8:59:05 PM

should be good...

ourxpromises 1/29/2007 10:33:53 PM

the SHINS?!!

Omegaman 1/29/2007 10:43:09 PM

...changed my life.

chokeonmyknife 1/29/2007 10:54:49 PM

I'm guessing blake's percussion

mikemcd 1/29/2007 11:01:47 PM

i hope there isnt another guitar or bass. that would add nothing to this band.

optimusprime 1/29/2007 11:42:38 PM

AWWWWW HELLLLLLL YEAH!!!! I'm fcking pumped.

onemanfistfight 1/30/2007 1:33:06 AM

fckkkkiin' PPIIIIIGGGGGG DDDEEESSSTRRROOOYYYYEERRRR!

SloppyJoes 1/30/2007 1:50:42 AM

Venture Brothers = Teh Sex

scene_destroyer 1/30/2007 1:56:16 AM

as far as the new guy goes, what treblinka said ^^^^^^^^^^

wearyourwounds 1/30/2007 2:06:47 AM

stttttttoked just what 2007 needs

rickrock 1/30/2007 6:38:03 AM

This will be great. Recording to tape is overrated, but I like Omega Studios as I've been there a bunch, so it should turn out awesome.

whoshotthefrog 1/30/2007 8:22:49 AM

great news.

WORSTGAYHEAD 1/30/2007 8:38:50 AM

KEY, fckING WORD, "METAL"!!!!! AND NOW THEIR A QUARTET?!!!!! YOU ARE SELLOUTS

devilondemand 1/30/2007 8:51:21 AM

Awesome news. fcking A!

baobab 1/30/2007 9:35:01 AM

fcking yes. band changed my life. cannot wait.

snes 1/30/2007 9:36:20 AM

needs more bass

bobcatgoldthwait 1/30/2007 9:38:02 AM

my life began changing after reading this

smokeoutloud 1/30/2007 10:19:04 AM

::shoots load of blood from thickveined p33n::

BAMRightINThePisser 1/30/2007 10:46:37 AM

Another one of the few grindcore bands I can stomach. I can make grindcore as well, I throw all of my equipment down a long flight of stairs and yell and bree like a dying pig. We're talented oh yeah.

gokillsomething 1/30/2007 12:12:36 PM

fcking excited for dis SHIT!!!

HeretikSaint 1/30/2007 2:27:32 PM

I'm going to hope this album is longer than 20 seconds. Otherwise I love this band.

treblinka 1/30/2007 3:21:10 PM

hey bamrightinthe margera, obviously if you're throwing buzzwords like "bree" around you've never listened to pig destroyer and have at least three job for a cowboy songs on steady rotation. go back to checking myspace bulletins for news, homo.

sailorman 1/30/2007 3:21:59 PM

aaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrgggggggghhhhhhhh. fck THIS BAND!!!!!!!! NOT SCENE=fck YOU. THEY DONT HAVE THE RIGHT HAIRCUTS AND ARE TOO FATTTTTTTTTTTTTT

onemoremotherfucker 1/30/2007 5:00:05 PM

all that needs to be said about this is "fck yes...hurry up, fckers"

KillaKam_216 1/30/2007 5:15:05 PM

fck YEAH!!!!!

electrodrop 1/31/2007 5:59:06 PM

happy face

bullshitbuffet 1/31/2007 10:49:48 PM

hardware 1/29/2007 4:20:06 PM fck YES, the only band that matters anymore.

trapped_in_texas 2/23/2007 9:34:22 AM

*furiously waits

SHE_STOPPED_TIME 3/3/2007 1:32:41 PM

Yes! I can't wait for this shit.




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