All Pigs Must Die – Hostage Animal

You must respect any band that lives up to their moniker. Imagine being an impressionable metallic youth raiding the local record store and picking up albums from acts known as Poison and Slaughter. Seems metal enough, but then you get home only to realize the swindle and that those tapes were as hard as the Pillsbury Doughboy. When you listen to Hostage Animal (Southern Lord) by All Pigs Must Die, you don’t have that problem. Continue reading

All Pigs Must Die – Nothing Violates This Nature

All Pigs Must Die1The only surprising thing about this album is that it didn’t get a release on Deathwish. Seriously imagine the sound that members of Converge, The Hope Conspiracy and Bloodhorse would make and have it produced by Kurt Ballou. Imagining it? Good you’ve heard this album. Continue reading