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Pig Destroyer Reveals Artwork, In-Studio Footage For New Album "Book Burner"

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Reigning grindcore champions Pig Destroyer have revealed the title of their new album to be "Book Burner." The band recently completed self-recording this fifth full-length, and first album in over five years, at guitarist Scott Hull’s Visceral Sound Studios.

"Book Burner" will see an October 23rd release via Relapse Records and features 19 tracks. Decibel Magazine has revealed the album’s art (created by Chris Taylor) and uploaded an in-studio clip documenting the recording process. Check out the clip and artwork here or below.

Additionally, Pig Destroyer has announced a series of summer and fall festival appearances in support of the new record. The band will be heading to Europe on August 10th to play the Czech Republic’s Brutal Assault Festival and Belgium’s Ieper Fest followed by a string of Japanese and Canadian dates. Then in November, Pig Destroyer is set to headline the UK’s Damnation Festival along with a round of headlining dates. These shows mark the first live performances with new drummer Adam Jarvis behind the kit. A complete listing of dates including the recently added Maryland Deathfest 2013 spot is available below.

August 22 Tokyo, Japan - Earthdom
August 23 Tokyo, Japan - Extreme The Dojo 30
August 24 Osaka, Japan - Extreme The Dojo 30
August 25 Nagoya, Japan - Extreme The Dojo 30
September 28 Calgary, Canada - Noctis Fest
Nov. 1 Brighton, UK - The Haunt Tickets
Nov. 2 London, UK - The Garage Tickets
Nov. 3 Leeds, UK - Damnnation Festival
May 23 - 26 Baltimore, MD - Maryland Deathfest XI

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1. Greyback writes:

Hahaha.

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2. RememberMetal? writes:

Great video and the samples sound promising. I had no idea this thing was so close to release.

New Converge and PxDx within the same month... The wife, pets and neighbors are not going to like this.

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