New PxDx Bassist

2013-10-24 by Chuck Haller | 24 Comments
For the first time since the bands inception in 1997, Pig Destoyer have added a bassist to their repertoire. The new bassist, John Jarvis is also the cousin of drummer, Adam Jarvis.

Guitarist Scott Hull had this to say about his new bandmate:

"Having John come into the band adds the ability to expand musically into new territories that we haven’t explored yet. For many years we haven’t had a bass player or second guitarist because, as JR once put it; “mo people, mo problems”. But a band is a living organism. Change is good. New blood. New energy. We’ve had great experiences adding Blake before Phantom Limb and Adam before Book Burner. Both additions to the family have had huge positive impacts on the band. We’d thought about adding a bassist for some time, but it always seemed like it would be more of a hassle than anything else. John has come in like a soldier and has mastered everything we’ve thrown his way. We’re excited for you guys to hear how the older material sounds with an expanded low end and can’t wait to get to work on new material".

Tagged: Pig Destroyer

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BillClinton
October 24th 2013
132 Comments


Meh.

BillClinton
October 24th 2013
132 Comments


Won't change anything drastically.

XingKing
October 24th 2013
11725 Comments


No.

GnarlyShillelagh
Staff Reviewer
October 24th 2013
6386 Comments


news about a bassist can i get a LOL

DanielNightLewis
October 24th 2013
795 Comments


If it ends up being another set of ears to bounce ideas off of and contribute to the writing process then it could end up being a positive development for the band as they need a bit of a creativity injection after Book Burner.

Dolving999
October 24th 2013
1752 Comments


A bass player in PxDx? Blasphemy!

Wizard
October 24th 2013
20023 Comments


It will make no difference in their sound. It's funny how Scott Hull thinks it will "add the ability to expand musically into new territories that they haven’t explored yet" but come on dude. You fucking program drums on a computer and this will not change a bloody thing in your sound. Are you all of a sudden gonna turn all prog on us?

slidenslip
October 24th 2013
1016 Comments


^they released a doom EP earlier this year

ChuckyTruant
October 24th 2013
15733 Comments


Imagine how terrifyer would sound with bass though. Much better

pbass0
October 24th 2013
552 Comments


None of you have obviously heard a great bass player. A solid bass player means night and day difference.

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MosesMalone
October 24th 2013
1836 Comments


I'm not sure how I feel about this. On the one hand it's always been like "well they're grind, but they don't have a bassist so that somehow makes them different" but on the other hand it won't impact shit. If they get worse, they would've always gotten worse. If they get better...yay bass?

ReAnimator
October 24th 2013
356 Comments


Thought this was MxPx news for a second. I'm definitely intrigued by the idea of Pig Destroyer + bass

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ZippaThaRippa
October 24th 2013
4848 Comments


"news about a bassist can i get a LOL"

As a bassist, go fuck yourself

OldCrime
October 24th 2013
46 Comments


"Imagine how terrifyer would sound with bass though. Much better"

Yup.

SadAndHolyGlow
October 24th 2013
1592 Comments


This is weird. I don't like this. I'm scared.

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pbass0
October 24th 2013
552 Comments


^ what Zippa said

FenixZero
October 24th 2013
396 Comments


What SadAndHoly said.

tlhk
October 24th 2013
318 Comments


duuuuuude i wanna hear terrifyer with bass! and natasha

wacknizzle
October 25th 2013
14349 Comments


I've always enjoyed PD without a bass player and never thought in a million years that they'd do this. But I love the instrument, it can do alot for the music but this is kinda weird. Now I just feel like every Pig Destroyer album needs bass for this to happen

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Wizard
October 25th 2013
20023 Comments


None of you have obviously heard a great bass player. A solid bass player means night and day difference.

You obviously don't listen to metal or grind for that matter.

Regulator
October 25th 2013
623 Comments


i honestly always loved the way terrifyer sounded on its own, but hey I guess if they ever played somewhere outside of the 6 shows a year they do, and came to somewhere where i lived, and I could go see them, it might be a good thing? they should fire blake tho. really. what's that guy doing that a studio guy couldn't and just play the tracks live?

SnakeDelilah
October 25th 2013
14973 Comments


MxPx?

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XingKing
October 25th 2013
11725 Comments


"duuuuuude i wanna hear terrifyer with bass! and natasha"

Natasha already has bass

GringoSuave89
October 27th 2013
1104 Comments


as a bassist, I approve

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