Pig Cage is a Chinese grindcore band with a difference: its lead singer is a pig. Photo: AFP

Chinese grindcore band with pig for a lead singer, Pig Cage squeals discontent with the government

  • Pig Cage, a grindcore band from Inner Mongolia, uses pig sounds instead of human vocals
  • The band’s creator, Maihem, says he didn’t like the sound of his own voice, so he decided to use a porcine substitute
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Pig Cage is a Chinese grindcore band with a difference: its lead singer is a pig. Photo: AFP
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Lauren James

Lauren James

Lauren James joined SCMP as part of the Young Post team in 2015, before moving to the Culture desk in 2017. Originally from the UK, she enjoys writing about arts and entertainment, environmental issues, health and fitness, technology and food. She is an avid gig-goer and passionate about Hong Kong's music scene.