3 Apr 2019
The Arts Desk reviews Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs live in Birmingham
There was certainly no way to ignore them as distortion and extreme volume swept all away with a sonic artillery barrage and a singer throwing himself around in a frenzy throughout a muscular set that had ears ringing before the headliners had even got on stage. That said, Pigs Pigs Pigs... are themselves no sensitive acoustic troubadours. With a sound that takes the depth of early Black Sabbath and the swing of classic Motorhead while whipping the crowd into a riotous fever, they are a band that make a righteous noise indeed.
Opening with “GNT” from their latest King of Cowards album, Pigs etc laid down monolithic slabs of noise from the off which had the crowd pushing towards the stage and immersing themselves in the waves of distorted and primal sound. This was soon followed by “Shockmaster” with its relentless riffing and a new song, which seems to be lacking a title for the time-being but did include a short bass solo, which allowed the rest of the band to indulge in some liquid refreshment before getting back to the task in hand...
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