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PUIG DESTROYER Working On New Full Length

Everyone’s favorite baseball-themed grindcore outift, Puig Destroyer (Thrice, Curl Up and Die, Kowloon Walled City), are currently at work on their debut full length. The group announced on Facebook that they have already demoed 15 songs for the forthcoming effort. No word on an actual release date just yet. In the mean time, you can stream their previously released EPs after the break.

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Explosion! Lava!: BATILLUS Streaming MINISTRY Cover

BATTILUS WALLED CITYRemember that rad Kowloon Walled City cover of Godflesh‘s “Anthem” that Lane posted about? Well, as you know that was part of a two-song split 7″ between Kowloon and Batillus. I bring up this fact because now Batillus is streaming their side of the split, a cover of Ministry‘s “Lava.”

I think this cover is pretty rad and it blows the hell out of Limp Bizkit‘s recent Ministry “cover“. Like Kowloon‘s cover which featured Batillus‘ vocalist Fade Kainer, this cover features Kowloon‘s Scott Evans. Check out the cover of “Lava” over here on Metalsucks and peep the original after the jump.        Continue reading

KOWLOON WALLED CITY Streaming Godflesh Cover

Kowloon Walled City/Batillus - Anthem/Lava

Brutal Panda Records will be releasing a fine new split 7″ between the fine merchants of polarizing sludge Kowloon Walled City and Batillus. The A-side will be comprised of Kowloon Walled City’s cover of Godflesh’s “Anthem” and the B-side will feature Batillus’ cover of Ministry’s “Lava”. Both tracks feature vocals from the opposite band; Scott Evans (KWC) on “Lava” and Fade Kainer (Batillus) on “Anthem”. Stereogum has premiered Kowloon’s massive  Godflesh cover for the annihilation of your ear canals. Head over there to stream it and listen to the original song after the break.

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Prowler In The Outfield: PUIG DESTROYER Premiere Two New Tracks

Puig Destroyer (Thrice, Curl Up & Die, Kowloon Walled City) have premiered TWO new tracks from their forthcoming EP, Wait for Spring, which will be available next Tuesday November 19th on the band’s Bandcamp page. These fast, raw, baseball themed jams are entitled “Play The Game (The Right Way” and “First to Third” and will be two of the eight monstrosities featured on the new EP. Follow the links to the respective songs above, you know you want to.

 

Bases Loaded: PUIG DESTROYER Announce New EP

Obviously the surprise of the year has to go to Puig Destroyer; the baseball themed grindcore outfit featuring members of Kowloon Walled City, Thrice and Curl Up & Die. Hot on the heels of their self-titled EP that was released earlier this year, the band have announced the release of a new EP entitled Wait for Spring. It is due to be available for free digital download on Tuesday, November 19th. I know you are stoked! To prepare yourself, check out the debut EP after the break.

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I Had A Week Back: GNARLY’s Weekend Playlist For Your Listening Pleasure

WeekendplaylistWith the weekend here already, my posting won’t be as steady as it is throughout the week. Why, you ask? Because I have a full-time job that keeps me quite busy throughout the weekend. This weekend, I have put something together for all of you! Today I have compiled a playlist of a lot of the shit I’ve been listening to it lately. A lot of this list isn’t exactly “metal,” but fuck it. Maybe you’ll find something new (or old) that you dig. Let’s see, we got some Thrice, Set Fire To Flames, Sunny Day Real Estate, Tegan And Sara, Glassjaw, Kowloon Walled City and more! There are a total of sixty tracks on this playlist and this is what will be keeping me sane all weekend. Enjoy.     Continue reading

Stop Fucking Bunting!: PUIG DESTROYER Streaming Debut EP

The newly formed baseball themed grindcore outfit Puig Destroyer (Thrice, Kowloon Walled City, Curl Up and Die), have uploaded their debut six track EP to their Bandcamp page for your streaming pleasure. As expected, these six tracks are raw, chaotic and just fun to jam to. Pig Destroyer would be proud and I assume Yasiel Puig would be too. Stream the new EP after the jump and pre-order the 7″ vinyl at this location.

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PUIG DESTROYER Release First Single

Yesterday we told you about Puig Destroyer, the new humorously baseball-themed grindcore project that features members of Thrice, Kowloon Walled City and Curl Up and Die. The band has released the first taste of new music on their Bandcamp page; a forty-eight second track entitled “One Man, Five Tools”. It’s just what I hoped it would be; loud, raw and noisy as hell. You can stream the track after break and stay tuned for more details on their pending debut five song EP.

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Take Me Out To The Grindcore Show: Members Of THRICE, KOWLOON WALLED CITY And CURL UP & DIE Involved In Grindcore Project

Grindcore and baseball appear to go hand in hand. Who would have guessed? Riley Breckenridge of Thrice, Ian Miller and Jonathan Howell of Kowloon Walled City, and Mike Minnick of Curl UP & Die have announced their involvement in a new baseball themed grindcore project. The project has reportedly been dubbed Puig Destroyer after Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers and obviously good ol’ Pig Destroyer. Here is the official word from Riley himself:

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Exclusive Interview: KOWLOON WALLED CITY’s Scott Evans

If you are looking for a musical act whose sound could only be described as “gargantuan”, then I think Kowloon Walled City is your best bet. Kowloon Walled City’s most recent effort, Container Ships, came to me at a time when I needed it most. I was on a desperate search for a record that sounded huge and heavy but also have unique characteristics that would keep my attention. Needless to say, Container Ships was that record and it absolutely blew me away. In the midst of a Kowloon Walled City high, I contacted guitarist/vocalist Scott Evans to chat about the band and their new record. 

-Lane Oliver

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KOWLOON WALLED CITY’s New Song Could Sink “Container Ships”

On December 4th, Kowloon Walled City will unleash their barbaric new album Container Ships via Brutal Panda. We’ve already heard “Cornerstone” and now Pitchfork are streaming the nearly eight minute, Godzilla sized title track. “Container Ships” could quite possibly sink the aforementioned ships. A reverberating mass of feedback gives way to a massive riff that is continually hammered out upon the listener and eventually opens the gate for a ridiculously heavy and melodic outro. In short, this song demolishes me. I cannot wait for this album to drop. Check out the song ASAP!

-Lane Oliver