Relapse Records is closing out 2012 with a special podcast curated by the infamous J.R. Hayes of PIG DESTROYER! Mr. Hayes has picked 20 of his favorite tracks from the Relapse catalog in addition to answering an in-depth interview about the band’s new album Book Burner. Later in the podcast there is a preview of 2013 featuring new music from Red Fang, Blockheads, Call of the Void & Wolvserpent! Download the podcast HERE.
The undisputed kings of Grind PIG DESTROYER released their fifth studio album Book Burner this past October on Relapse Records. Book Burner features 19 tracks with a return to the band’s raw, misanthropic sound. Book Burner is available on multiple formats including CD, Deluxe 2xCD, LP, Deluxe 2xLP, Cassette and Digital.
Book Burner has received many accolades including:
Top Album of 2012 – Decibel Magazine
Top Album of 2012 – Revolver Magazine
50 Favorite Albums of 2012 – Alarm Magazine
Best Grindcore of 2012 – Exclaim!
Top Album of 2012 – Metal Sucks
Best Metal Albums of 2012 – Loudwire
Best Metal Albums of 2012 – CraveOnline
The deluxe editions each contain a bonus disc of punk covers and a short story, titled The Atheist, penned by frontman JR Hayes. The Atheist is a post-apocalyptic tale about a decaying world taken over by the violence of religion that showcases the renowned lyricists’ unsurpassed style for the first time as prose. The deluxe 2xLP also contains an etched b-side featuring artwork by Wormrot frontman Arif Rot. All of the editions are available for order via Relapse Records and iTunes.
In support of Book Burner, PIG DESTROYER will be making special appearances at various festivals including Decibel Magazine’s 100th Issue Anniversary Show and Maryland Deathfest 2013.
PIG DESTROYER TOUR DATES:
Jan 19 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer w/ Municipal Waste, Repulsion, Tombs
May 23 – 26 Baltimore, MD Maryland Deathfest XI