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Puig Destroyer Brings Together Baseball And Grindcore With New Song "Mike Trout"

Nothing says “America” like good ol’ fashioned baseball and torrential grindcore. Combine the two and you’ve got Puig Destroyer (not to be confused with the band you are currently no doubt thinking of when you assumed it was a typo in the headline).

Today the band has joined forces with No Sleep Records and will be releasing a new self-titled record digitally on September 30th, which just so happens to be the first day of the MLB Postseason. Pre-order info the record is available now at this location.

In addition to the band signing to No Sleep, Puig Destroyer has also released the first new song called “Mike Trout” today through MetalSucks.net (check it out below). The song pays homage to Mike Trout, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim’s 2014 All-Star MVP outfielder, with a crushing, neck-breaking grindcore anthem that shout’s “No doubt, Mike Trout, he can do everything!”

"Going in, we knew we wanted a song about Mike Trout on this record,” says vocalist Mike Minnick. “Riley [Breckenridge] is a die-hard Angels fan, and all of us love watching the guy play. You want to see every at-bat, every insane defensive play, just like Puig. He's absolutely electrifying."

Inspired by Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig, Puig Destroyer came together just as the outfielder was settling into his rookie year in 2013. The album's track listing is as follow:

1. Baseball: The Best
2. Umpshow
3. No One Cares About Your Fantasy Team
4. No Hitter
5. Flags Fly Forever
6. Three True Outcomes
7. Take Damage
8. Trumbomb
9. Top Prospect
10. Call To The Bullpen
11. Wild Horse
12. Attrition
13. The Road To Omaha
14. Underdog
15. Twin Killing
16. No Pepper
17. Tommy John
18. Stealing Signs
19. Batflip
20. Mike Trout

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1. Diamond Oz writes:

Haha quality.

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2. chips rafferty writes:

Pays tribute to mike trout yet uses the first name of an all star outfielder of a crosstown rival team. ( yasiel puig la dodgers)
Hey, whatever it takes to get people talking about your band no matter how ridiculous the circumstances or irony is.
good luck

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3. Alycia writes:

My two loves: metal and baseball. I'm sold.

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