2 Apr 2020
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PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS PIGS RELEASE THEIR THIRD ALBUM VISCERALS THIS MONTH, AND IT’S A BEAST. LEE FISHER SPOKE TO THEM ABOUT SHORT SONGS, GLAM ROCK AND LOO ROLLS
These are febrile times (literally so, for an unfortunate few) and when I caught up with Pigsx7, their debut US tour had been pulled because of Coronavirus, and nobody can be sure what happens next. Despite that, the band’s passion seems largely undimmed.
“I don’t think the current goings on should sap our enthusiasm too much,” says guitarist and studio ninja Sam Grant. “We were really gutted to have to say no to travelling to the States, but the primary drive for what we do is having fun and creating music. It’s safe to say that in the current climate, we stood to lose a significant amount of the fun.”
The band have said that Viscerals was largely written in the studio and I wondered if this was a creative decision or just a result of their hectic schedule. “Part of going into Blank somewhat blind was due to how much time we’d been touring, we hadn’t dedicated a huge amount of time to writing prior to the ‘hunkering down’ period because of that,” explains guitarist Adam Sykes. “But after King of Cowards we’d realised that a bit of pressure and time constraint does us good so we weren’t overly concerned about the deadlines we’d set ourselves.”...
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