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Interview: Prong frontman Tommy Victor talks covers album, Danzig

Posted by on March 25, 2015

On March 31, Prong will be releasing Songs From the Black Hole, an album of cover songs from the band’s influences, including their take of tunes by Bad Brains, Sisters of Mercy, Killing Joke, Black Flag, Husker Du, Fugazi and more. When speaking to Tommy Victor about the 25th anniversary of Beg to Differ, we […]

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Danzig in the studio working on new album

Posted by on March 18, 2015

Danzig has shared some photos from the studio with guitarist Tommy Victor (of Prong) and drummer Johnny Kelly (of Type O Negative fame, who replaced Vinny Appice in Kill Devil Hill), officially kicking off the recording a new album, their first since 2010s ‘Deth Red Saboth.’ While originally slated for a fall of 2015 release, the […]

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Today in metal: Tommy Victor on Prong’s Beg to Differ at 25

Posted by on March 12, 2015

Today in 1990, Prong’s sophomore album, Beg to Differ, was released. The album, their first for Epic Records, brought the New York City trio into the national spotlight for the first time. When we caught up with guitarist and vocalist Tommy Victor, he seemed surprised  that the album’s 25th anniversary was on March 12th, since he’d […]

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Prong announce North American fall tour

Posted by on March 9, 2015

With the March 31 release date of their cover album quickly approaching, legendary and highly-influential New York-based industrial crossover trio Prong has just announced a full, forty-one date North American headlining tour for the fall and into the early winter of 2015. The “Songs From The Black Hole North American Tour” will kick off Friday, October 23 at […]

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Prong cover album artwork, full track listing revealed

Posted by on January 13, 2015

We’ve been telling you about the March 31 release of legendary trio Prong’s first full-length cover album, Songs From The Black Hole, since November. We knew some of the covers that we could expect on the upcoming album, but now the full track listing has been unveiled, as well as the album art. TRACK LISTING: 1. […]

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All star metal band Teenage Time Killer sign with Rise Records

Posted by on December 17, 2014

Teenage Time Killer has been in the works for some time now, but the all-star project featuring Corrosion of Conformity’s Mike Dean and Reed Mullin alongside a wide-ranging cast of contributors now has a label – Rise Records. The instrumental portions of the album were recorded at Dave Grohl’s Studio 606, so it’s a given […]

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Prong covers album has the same title as Weezer album

Posted by on November 7, 2014

Prong have announced that they’ll be releasing Songs From the Black Hole, a covers album, on March 31st, 2015. It’s been brought to our attention that the album shares a title with Weezer’s abandoned sophomore album. Only some of the artists that Tommy Victor and friends will be covering have been named, and it’s a safe […]

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Prong release video, single, remix, announce tour dates

Posted by on August 26, 2014

It’s been a while since Prong went on an extended North American tour, but they’ll be undertaking a month-long stint on the road, some of the dates with Overkill. To commemorate that, and to keep the word out about their most recent album Ruining Lives, the  band have released a video for “Remove, Separate Self.” In […]

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Tommy Victor discusses ‘Ruining Lives’ and the legacy of Prong

Posted by on May 9, 2014

On January 25, 1994, Prong released its fourth album, Cleansing. Featuring stand-outs like “Snap Your Fingers, Snap Your Neck,” “Broken Piece” and “Whose Fist Is It Anyway,” Cleansing propelled Prong into new heights and made them one of the 90s most underrated influences in metal. 20 years later, frontman/guitarist Tommy Victor is keeping the legacy […]

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Metal Insider Top 5: Monte Pittman’s 5 favorite Prong, Madonna songs to play

Posted by on February 10, 2014

We recently caught up with Monte Pittman to talk about his first solo album for Metal Blade (and his third overall), The Power of Three. And while he’s certainly a renowned enough artist in his own right, he’s also been Madonna’s guitar player for the last 13 years and logged time with Prong, among other […]

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