San Antonio Metal Band Pigweed Set To Release Debut Single, ‘Ascending’ On Star 1 Records

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Oct 02, 2015 – Star 1 Records and San Antonio-based metal band, Pigweed are happy to announce the release date and on-going pre-sale of Pigweed’s debut single, “Ascending.” The single is available for pre-sale at with a release date of October 15, 2015. It will be available at itunes, amazon and all major music retailers in more than 100 countries. “Ascending” is from the band’s forthcoming debut album.

Laura Patterson, head of Star 1 Records says, “Star 1 Records prides itself on the diversity of the artists that we work with. Pigweed are innovators in every sense of the word, from their music to their stage presence. These four guys from Texas are creating their own musical niche and we are proud to be the one delivering their message to the world!”

Pigweed is: Mauricio Ortega (guitar, vocals); Josh Moore (bass); David Magallanez (turntables, samples, vocals); and Rizzo (drums, vocals).  With humble beginnings, Pigweed have become one of the hardest hitting bands  in San Antonio, Texas, on and off stage. Pigweed have played numerous venues and music festivals, like Fiesta Palooza, Metal Fest, Slinging Ink Tattoo Expo, Alamo City Tattoo Expo, and the Thanks to Rock Festival, as well as the Jagermeister Tour in San Antonio.

In 2010, Pigweed placed 2nd in the Battle for Texas Regionals. Pigweed has opened shows for national acts like hed p.e, Mushroomhead, Saliva, Adema, Orgy, Drowning Pool, 36 Mafia, Stabbing Westward, Sick Puppies, Accept, Iron Maidens, Puddle of Mudd, Kittie, and many others. Pigweed is currently recording their debut album.

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