17 May 2018
Islington Gazette interviews Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs about next weeks Raw Power performance
Geordie roar: Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs return to Raw Power Festival
Ahead of their performance at The Dome in Tufnell Park on May 26, frontman Matt Baty discusses the band’s high-energy live shows and funding their forthcoming second album
Raw Power Festival will be returning to The Dome and Boston Music Room, in Tufnell Park over the Bank Holiday weekend. Raw Power Festival will be returning to The Dome and Boston Music Room, in Tufnell Park over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Speaking to Matt Baty, the softly spoken, down-to-earth frontman of the amusingly named five-piece Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs, Pigs (aka Pigs x7), you get little sense, at first, of the intensity, some might even say ferocity, of their sound.
Drawing influence from old school psychedelic outfits like Motörhead and Black Sabbath, as well as the sludgier doom metal of more recent decades, Pigs x7 burst onto the scene with an EP, in 2013.
“We came up with just Pigs initially, because I think that’s how we were feeling about ourselves mentally at the time,” he jokes, as we talk over the phone from his hometown of Newcastle, “and then repeating it seven times was just making it as obnoxious as possible...
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