Piggy D.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Piggy D)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Piggy D.
20140615-126-Nova Rock 2014-Rob Zombie-Piggy D.JPG
Piggy D. performing with Rob Zombie 2014 at the Nova Rock Festival
Background information
Birth name Matthew Montgomery
Born (1975-11-16) November 16, 1975 (age 43)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Genres Heavy metal, Hard rock, groove metal, Industrial metal,[1][2] pop punk, horror punk
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

Matthew "Matt" Montgomery (born November 16, 1975), also known as Piggy D., is a musician most famous as a guitarist in horror punk band Wednesday 13[3] and bassist for Rob Zombie.

Career history

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 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, and 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 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 Zombie that featured Piggy. The song "The Man Who Laughs" was co-written by Piggy.

In 2011, Piggy 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 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 contributed to the song writing for the new Rob Zombie album Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor with the song "Lucifer Rising". Piggy uses ESP basses.

In 2016, Piggy announced that he was collaborating with Ash Costello from New Years Day on a new project called The Haxans. The first single "Chains" was released on June 6, 2016.


With Wednesday 13

With John 5

With Rob Zombie

With Alice Cooper


  • 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

  • 2012: Cold Blood - Single
  • 2012: Black Cat Bone - Single
  • 2016: Chains - Single
  • 2017: Three Hits from Hell - EP
  • 2017: Lights Out - Single
  • 2017: Party Monsters (To Be Released October 13, 2017)

The Doom Party

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


  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.
  3. ^ KENNEDY, Adam (February 2016). "Wednesday 13 at Think Tank in Newcastle". National Rock Review.
Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Piggy_D.&oldid=874101884"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piggy_D
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Piggy D."; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA