1 Apr 2020
Gigwise reviews Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs album 'Viscerals'
Newcastle’s Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs’ third studio album, Viscerals, is a cutting, vicious LP with brave experimental sounds. Brought to you by a band that, for the last seven years, have continually pushed the boundaries of metal and noise rock, Viscerals captures an industrial, riff-heavy sound with huge headbanging potential.
Recent releases ‘Reducer’ and ‘Rubbernecker' kick-off things with a strong start. In particular, the first track has this intoxicating chaotic energy about it, with absolute catharsis. It asserts a clear message that "ego kills everything". Guitars clash and tug from every corner, delivering a punchy first song. What follows is the oddly melodic ‘Rubbernecker’, with driving guitars and, about three quarters of the way through, a breather, culminating in a propulsive conclusion. Singing, “I don’t feel a thing”, ‘New Body’ is a resilient track, prime for a feature film score, and Pigsx7 masterfully showcase their musicianship with disorderly riffs and frenetic rhythms...
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