Piggy D.

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Piggy D.
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Piggy D. performing with Rob Zombie 2014 at the Nova Rock Festival
Background information
Birth name Matt Montgomery
Born (1975-11-16) November 16, 1975 (age 39)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Genres Heavy metal, Hard rock, groove metal, Industrial metal[1][2]
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Bass, Guitar
Years active 1991-present
Labels Black Victory
Associated acts Rob Zombie, Amen, Wednesday 13, Alice Cooper, Spunk

Matt Montgomery (born November 16, 1975), also known as Piggy D., is a musician most famous as a guitarist in Wednesday 13 and bassist for Rob Zombie. His solo material has also received critical acclaim.

Career history[edit]

Piggy D. at Nova Rock 2014

He first took over bass duties with Rob Zombie from current Ozzy Osbourne bassist Blasko, playing American Witch live on the Late Show with David Letterman right before picking up the second leg of the Educated Horses tour in late 2006. To this day he maintains a successful solo career while playing with Rob Zombie.

Piggy co-directed a short 10 minute movie entitled "Along Came a Spider: the Movie" for Alice Cooper's latest album which was released on the official YouTube-page for the new album on October 2, 2008. The movie featured three songs from the album: "Vengeance is Mine", "(In Touch with Your) Feminine Side", and "Killed by Love". The video stars Alice Cooper, Slash, Roxxi Dott, Howie Pyro, Dave Pino. Piggy D. also contributed all the graphic design for the album including the album cover and multiple teaser posters. Piggy D has also contributed album artwork for John 5's solo albums. His work features on Remixploitation (2009), Requiem (2008) and The Devil Knows My Name (2007). Piggy D also co-designed the art for the newest Lita Ford album Wicked Wonderland.

In 2009, Piggy D. Co-wrote and Produced the first ever Alice Cooper Halloween song, "Keepin' Halloween Alive". The single was released digitally on iTunes, and a limited edition CD. A glow in the dark 7" record has also been released.

February 2010 saw the release of the first studio album with Rob Zombie featuring Piggy D. The song "The Man Who Laughs" was co-written by Piggy D.

In 2011, Piggy D. Co-wrote with David Spreng, Bob Ezrin and Alice Cooper for the long waited sequel "Welcome 2 My Nightmare". The track "Last Man On Earth" is featured on the album.

Piggy D. and experimental vocalist Shannon Gallant began working together again after a 5 year hiatus, and began work a new recording project called "The Haxans". The duo have release two singles "Cold Blood" and "Black Cat Bone".

In 2011 Piggy was invited to co-write and co-produce the debut album for "The Doom Party". A release date has not been set.

In 2013 Piggy D. contributed to the song writing for the new Rob Zombie album "Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor" with the song "Lucifer Rising"

Discography[edit]

With Amen[edit]

With Wednesday 13[edit]

With John 5[edit]

With Rob Zombie[edit]

With Alice Cooper[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • 2007: "The Evacuation Plan"
  • 2010: "Can't Blame You" - Single
  • 2011: "God Save The Queen Bee" - Single
  • 2011: "Locust Dance" - Single
  • 2011: "1975" - Single
  • 2012: "Repeat Offender - The Singles and Remix Collection"

The Haxans[edit]

The Doom Party[edit]

2013 "The Last Party" - Single (co-writer/co-producer)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rob Zombie". real.com. Retrieved January 7, 2009. 
  2. ^ Bowar, Chad. "Rob Zombie - The Best Of Rob Zombie". The New York Times Company. Retrieved January 7, 2009. 

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