4 Oct 2018
The London Economic reviews Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs album King of Cowards
If there’s one thing that the members of Newcastle based doomed out stoner rock unit Pigs x 7 (or Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs if you want to take a big Ace Ventura style breath and have a go) have a pedigree in, it’s producing unhealthy amounts of noise. Featuring current and former members of rumbling drone outfit Khünnt, their more porcine pursuits see them upping the tempo and doling out troughfuls of groove without losing any of their muscular tone.
Opener ‘GNT’ throbs with wavering synths before a low down, dirty bass run ushers in the song proper, building tension like something out of a retro spy thriller, peppered with wails of listing guitar. The rest of the instrumentation comes crashing in, a fog of wobbly synths thickening things out like consommé as guitars spiral off into bluesy licks. Matt Baty’s distant, throaty shouts add a mean edge to the swaggering, 18 wheeler grooves and razor edged guitar swing, things coming to a head with a lurching slide based riff before fading out into ringing feedback...
Read the full review here: The London Economic