Featuring fourteen tracks of <PIG>‘s classic utterance – all shine, no shame and no shit – their new industrial/ electro-rock masterpiece, “Risen”, was released Friday, June 8 via Metropolis Records.
Featuring several guest collaborations from some of the industrial genres most notorious characters including Tim Skold (Marilyn Manson, Motionless In White), Ben Christo (The Sisters Of Mercy, Diamond Black), Z.Marr (Combichrist), En Esch (KMFDM) and Oumi Kapila (Filter), “Risen” is “sexy and anthemic and hypnotic … it’s so refreshing that <PIG> is still so indescribable!” (Rock And Roll Fables).
Founding member Raymond Watts is excited to reveal the music video debut for the propagating single “The Chosen Few”, of which Watts commented, “Is a prayer of desire from the snare of the devil”.
In addition to the new music video, WATTS is also pleased to announce that <PIG> will return stateside in early fall for a jaunt with seminal UK outfit KILLING JOKE along with a series of headlining shows across the way.
<PIG> OFFICIAL TOUR DATES
* = with KILLING JOKE
*Sat, Sept 1 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
*Sun, Sept 2 – Portland, OR @ Star Theater
*Tue, Sept 4 – San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
*Wed, Sept 5 – Los Angeles, CA @ Regent Theater
*Fri, Sept 7 – Denver, CO @ Oriental Theater
Sat, Sept 8 – Kansas City, MO
*Sun, Sept 9 – Columbus, OH @ Skully’s Music Diner
*Mon, Sept 10 – Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
*Tue, Sept 11 – Boston, MA @ The Paradise
*Wed, Sept 12 – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
Thu, Sept 13 – Pittsburgh, PA – TBA
Fri, Sept 14 – Detroit, MI – TBA
Sat, Sept 15 – Huntington, WV – V Club
Sun, Sept 16 – St Louis, MO – TBA
*Mon, Sept 17 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
*Tue, Sept 18 – Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
*Wed, Sept 19 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
Sun, Sept 23 – Philadelphia, PA @ PhilaMOCA (Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art)
Sun, Sept 30 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
+ more dates to be announced soon!