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Hall of Fame Countdown: Pig Destroyer’s Prowler in the Yard

October 19, 2015

Settle in for a completely unsatisfactory arrangement of Prowler’s tracks that is based entirely on my compulsive need for complete strangers to agree with my opinions.

Pig Destroyer Frontman J.R. Hayes Reflects on “Twin Peaks”

August 18, 2014

If you’ve been with us for a while, you surely remember our January 2008 issue, in which we not only bestowed Album of the Year honors on Pig Destroyer’s Phantom Limb, but talked to vocalist J.R. Hayes at length about major influence David Lynch. “With [Lynch], it’s like you’re watching paintings that move,” Hayes said…

Episode DB007 – Carcass

April 30, 2014

Hours before the final date of the third annual Decibel Magazine Tour, your editors sit down with three members of Carcass and special guest Blake Harrison of Pig Destroyer for a predictably contentious and uncomfortable podcast! We never got around to reading our favorite Liverpudlians Waldo the Parrot’s review of Surgical Steel—thank Christ. Featuring:Carcass “Mount…

Episode DB003 – Scott Hull

August 22, 2013

In our first on-location podcast, we infiltrate the sordid underworld of Scott Hull’s Visceral Sound studio to talk Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, the Decibel 100 show and much more. Featuring:Pig Destroyer “Rotten Yellow” (Live from Decibel’s 100th Issue Show)Pig Destroyer “The Bug”Agoraphobic Nosebleed “Merry Chrystmeth”Pig Destroyer “Junkyard God”

Pig Destroyer – “Prowler in the Yard”

June 25, 2013

DB HOF NO. 102 The making of Pig Destroyer’s “Prowler in the Yard” released: 2001 label: Relapse —————————————————– If you’ve been a regular Decibel reader over the years, it may be hard to believe that there was a time when Pig Destroyer weren’t one of the most popular and revered bands in underground extreme music. We haven’t…

Pig Destroyer – “Prowler in the Yard”

June 25, 2013

dB HoF No. 102 Prowler in the Yard Label: Relapse Records Release date: 2001 —————————————————– If you’ve been a regular Decibel reader over the years, it may be hard to believe that there was a time when Pig Destroyer weren’t one of the most popular and revered bands in underground extreme music. We haven’t exactly made that…

Episode DB001 – August 2013 Issue Preview

June 18, 2013

Decibel is (more or less) proud to bring you its first Extremely Extreme Podcast! Enjoy the intro music, courtesy of GWAR’s Oderus Urungus, stay for the expletive-ridden banter between Editor in Chief Albert Mudrian and Managing Editor Andrew Bonazelli, who preview the August issue. Featuring: Pig Destroyer “Piss Angel”Dark Tranquillity “Sorrow’s Architect”

Listen to Pig Destroyer’s Flexi From the 100th Issue Show

May 1, 2013

If you didn’t make it out to Philly for our much-ballyhooed (BALLYHOOED, I TELL YOU) 100th Issue Show, you didn’t get a free, limited-edition flexi from that evening’s penultimate performers, the mighty Pig Destroyer. Silver lining: It’s now streaming right here for your listening pleasure. See, even though you were too cheap and lame to…

Happy Birthday To Us: Photos From An Epic Evening of Metal

January 23, 2013

In case you have been on a spiritual pilgrimage or without an Internet connection in recent months a quick reminder that we had a big party last weekend to celebrate our 100th issue. A bunch of bands that have graced the cover, best of lists or Hall Of Fame (some of them multiple honorees) played….

INTERVIEW: Evoken’s Vince Verkay on bringing the doom-death live

November 26, 2012

On January 19th, Decibel will celebrate a century of extremely extreme issues at Philadelphia Union Transfer in exalted company: four-time cover stars Converge; swine-ablating grindhogs Pig Destroyer; crossover champs Municipal Waste; Repulsion (be still, beating heart); 2011’s AOTY artists Tombs; and funerealy epic doom titans Evoken. It’s the perfect Decibel storm, a line-up of bands…

Great Moments in T-Shirt History: When Pig Met Pug

November 20, 2012

A couple weeks back ANIMAL New York posted a brilliant video entitled PUG DESTROYER featuring pugs taking lead vox on a death metal track. That alone would have been awesome enough, but then along came the actual Pig Destroyer and, as is their wont, the band took things to the next level. The result? A…

Behold: Decibel 100th Issue Celebration Show Details!

September 4, 2012

The Mayans were off by a month: The world will officially end on Saturday, January 19 at Union Transfer in Philadelphia, PA, when Decibel Magazine proudly brings you our truly apocalyptic 100th Issue Celebration Show! Faces will be decimated not only by Pig Destroyer Repulsion Municipal Waste Tombs and Evoken but a special surprise headliner…

dB Exclusive: Studio Footage From Upcoming Pig Destroyer Album Book Burner

August 8, 2012

Despite the exhortations of much extreme metal that life isn’t worth living there are things left to get excited about. One of them is the upcoming album from Pig Destroyer, their first since dB’s 2007 album of the year Phantom Limb. News flash: the new album from Relapse is called Book Burner and we’ve secured…