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Grindcore to the bone : interview with PIG DESTROYER

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PIG DESTROYER GRINDCORE BAND INTERVIEW : Interview with Blake Harrison (noise/samples) ENGLISH VERSION/VERSION FRANÇAISE



You were originally created by Scott Hull (Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Anal Cunt) and JR Hayes (Enemy Soil) in year 1997. Some consider you’re one of the biggest bands of the second wave of Grindcore. How do you see this period today ? What was your purpose ? Your biggest influences ?

I think grindcore in general is making a comeback. With the internet being what it is, there’s more accessibility to more underground music. As far as Pig Destroyer is concerned, we never set out to be “big”, just kind of wanted to make music for us. As fat as our influences, that’s a very broad range. There’s a lot of Melvins and Assück in our music.

After two split-albums (with Isis and Orchid) in 1997, you delivered a very intense first demo with John Evans on drums. At this time, what was your mindset ? Did you plan to become the most ferocious grind act ever ?

Again, just doing what we …