The Mighty Swine are Guitar Oriented, Lyric Driven, Bass Pounding, Drum Bashing Hard Rock / Melodic Progressive Metal with audible lyrics and hooks.
Featuring Mike Skimmerhorn (CJSS/Chastain) on Vocals / Bass, Stacey Donahue on Guitar / Vocals, and Rory Faciane on drums, this hard rocking trio have close to 25 yrs experience and a large catalog of albums to their credits.
Hard Rock Nights listed their single, Layin' Down the Law, on their Best of 2009 Playlist and could be heard on radio worldwide as well as Touchtone Jukeboxes and AMI Network Jukeboxes across America.
The Swine has been tour support for several major label acts including; Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Dokken, Skid Row, LA Guns, and Adler's Appetite, while also headlining their own tours in 2009 & 2010 entitled; Let 'em Eat Swine 2009 + 2010 Let's Do It Again.
The Mighty Swine released the single LUST / Pagan Holiday (Broad Horizon Records) on May 29, 2012 and shot their first professional video (Morgan Visual) for LUST in April 2012. The video was featured by Artist Pro Spotlight & racked up over 20,000 views the first few months on YouTube. It debuted at #1 on Roxwel.com Metal AND Rock Charts and remained there for 13wks beating out Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth, Black Veil Brides, and others.
They followed up LUST with the single Love Dies / Sand Vein in Fall 2012 before taking a hiatus so Mike could return to his original band, Chastain. Mike recorded Surrender to No One, featuring David T. Chastain on guitar & Leather Leone on vocals, in 2013.
The Mighty Swine will release Last Man Standing on Broad Horizon Records May 20, 2014 featuring 9 new, original tunes + a scorching remake of Judas Priest's Hell Bent for Leather as homage to Leather Leone (CHASTAIN). Look for it on Broad Horizon Records EVERYWHERE.