Pig Destroyer

pig_destroyerPig Destroyer is a deathgrind band from Richmond, Virginia. The band formed in 1997 with vocalist J. R. Hayes (Enemy Soil), guitarist Scott Hull (Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Japanese Torture Comedy Hour, and ex-Anal Cunt), and drummer John Evans. Evans was later replaced by Brian Harvey.

Scott Hull has mentioned artist Matthew Barney, author Dennis Cooper, and noise musicians Whitehouse as influencing his music. Pig Destroyer is inspired by thrash metal, such as Dark Angel and Slayer, the sludge metal of The Melvins, and American grindcore as practiced by Brutal Truth.

Other Information

  • Origin: Virginia, United States
  • Genres: Grindcore, Death metal, Deathgrind
  • Years active: 1997–present
  • Label: Relapse
  • Website: http://www.pigdestroyer.net
  • Members:
  1. J. R. Hayes – vocals
  2. Scott Hull – guitar
  3. Brian Harvey – drums
  4. Blake Harrison – electronics

Videos

Albums

  • Explosions In Ward 6 CD (1998)
  • Prowler in the Yard CD (2001)
  • Terrifyer CD (2004)
  • Phantom Limb CD (2007)

Splits

  • Split with Orchid EP (1997)
  • Split with Gnob EP (1999)
  • Split with Isis EP (2000)
  • Split with Benumb CD (2002)
  • Split with Coldworker and Antigama EP (2007)

Links

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~ by molco on May 10, 2009.

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