|Fresh from their thunderous ‘HELL TO PAY… IN THE USA‘ tour as well as support on Killing Joke’s latest North American swing, <PIG> returned to their Ranch Apocalypse studio in a particularly festive mood. The success of the collaboration with SASHA GREY on their dark-disco interpretation of “THAT’S THE WAY (I LIKE IT)” paved the way for BLACK MASS (release date: December 7, 2018 via Armalyte Industries), a collection of three festive standards given new life under the iridescent glow of dying fairy lights.
<PIG> mastermind RAYMOND WATTS and regular collaborator EDEN (who takes the production reins on this particular sleigh ride), have forced these holiday staples through a playful porcine prism, leaving them forever scarred yet remaining nothing less than wholly reverential to the source material. WHAM!, Presley, Lennon … an unholy trinity of festive filth, all having been blessed by The Lard.
Says Watts on this release: