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Prong

Rising out of the expansive early-'90s thrash metal landscape, New York's Prong carved a niche all their own with their minimalist urban take on the genre. After years working as a soundman at New York's CBGB, Tommy Victor (vocals/guitars) drafted doorman Mike Kirkland (bass) and ex-Swans drummer Ted Parsons to form Prong in the mid-'80s. The trio's early independent releases -- Primitive Origins and Force Fed -- were extremely raw and betrayed their hardcore roots. By the time the group signed with Epic for 1990's Beg to Differ, though, Victor and company had transformed into a highly technical thrash metal outfit, shelling out clinical staccato riffs and start-stop rhythms peppered with subtle melodies and occasional bursts of speed. The album's title track was a minor hit, helping to put the band on the map once it received regular exposure on MTV's Headbanger's Ball.

Ex-Flotsam and Jetsam bassist Troy Gregory replaced Kirkland for 1991's Prove You Wrong, which featured another strong single in "Unconditional," but was essentially a creative holding pattern and lost some of the band's momentum. Gregory was soon ousted and supplanted by two ex-Killing Joke and Murder Inc. members in bassist Paul Raven and keyboard player John Bechdel for 1994's Cleansing. Containing arguably their best work, the album saw a slight change of direction toward a more industrial sound, with Victor's precise riffing making way for a greater sense of groove and melody. It did little to increase the group's commercial appeal, however. Prong would disband following 1996's less inspired Rude Awakening. Parsons then went on to join British industrialists Godflesh while Victor toured with goth punks Danzig, but rumors persisted of an eventual Prong reunion.

Prong re-formed in 2000, and after releasing a live album, 100% Live, the bandmembers went back into the studio to write their first studio album in six years, 2003's Scorpio Rising. Signed to Al Jourgensen's 13th Planet label, Prong released their seventh album, Power of the Damager, in 2007. A remix album, Power of the Damn Mixxxer, followed in 2009 before the band returned three years later with Carved into Stone. Their ninth album, the thrash-heavy Ruining Lives, appeared in May of 2014. The all-covers album Songs from the Black Hole followed in 2015 and featured songs from influences like Bad Brains ("Banned in D.C."), Neil Young ("Cortez the Killer"), and Sisters of Mercy ("Vision Thing"). ~ Eduardo Rivadavia
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Selected Discography

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Track List: Songs From The Black Hole

1. Doomsday

2. Vision Thing

3. Goofy's Concern

4. Kids Of The Black Hole

5. The Bars

6. Seeing Red

7. Don't Want To Know If You Are Lonely

8. Give Me The Cure

9. Banned In DC

10. Cortez The Killer

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Track List: Carved Into Stone

1. Eternal Heat

2. Keep On Living In Pain

3. Ammunition

4. Revenge Best Served Cold

5. State Of Rebellion

6. Put Myself To Sleep

7. List Of Grievances

8. Carved Into Stone

9. Subtract

10. Path Of Least Resistance

11. Reinvestigate

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Track List: Power Of The Damager

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Track List: Scorpio Rising

1. Detached

2. All Knowing Force

3. Embrace The Depth

4. Reactive Mind

5. Regal

6. Inner Truth

7. Avoid Promises

8. Siriusly Emerging

9. Assurances

10. Out Of This Realm

11. Letter To A "Friend"

12. Entrance Of The Eclipse

13. RedMartial Working

14. Hidden Agenda

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Track List: 100% Live

1. Rude Awakening (Live)

2. Initiation (Live)

3. Broken Peace (Live)

4. Controller (Live)

5. Snap Your Fingers, Snap Your Neck (Live)

6. Beg To Differ (Live)

7. Dark Signs (Live)

8. Another Worldly Device (Live)

9. Prove You Wrong (Live)

10. Close The Door (Live)

11. Disbelief (Live)

12. Whose Fist Is This Anyway (Live)

13. Cut Rate (Live)

14. Unconditional (Live)

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Track List: Rude Awakening

1. Controller

2. Caprice

3. Rude Awakening

4. Unfortunately

5. Face Value

6. Avenue Of The Finest

7. Slicing

8. Without Hope

9. Mansruin

10. Innocence Gone

11. Dark Signs

12. Close The Door

13. Proud Division

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Track List: Cleansing

1. Another Worldly Device

2. Whose Fist Is This Anyway?

3. Snap Your Fingers, Snap Your Neck

4. Cut-Rate

5. Broken Peace

6. One Outnumbered

7. Out Of This Misery

8. No Question

9. Not Of This Earth

10. Home Rule

11. Sublime

12. Test

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Track List: Prove You Wrong

1. Irrelevant Thoughts

2. Unconditional

3. Positively Blind

4. Prove You Wrong

5. Hell If I Could

6. Pointless

7. Contradictions

8. Torn Between

9. Brainwave

10. Territorial Rites

11. Get A Grip (On Yourself)

12. Shouldn't Have Bothered

13. No Way To Deny It

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Track List: Beg To Differ

1. For Dear Life

2. Steady Decline

3. Beg To Differ

4. Lost And Found

5. Your Fear

6. Take It In Hand

7. Intermentrual, D.S.B.

8. Right To Nothing

9. Prime Cut

10. Just The Same

11. Third From The Sun (Live)

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Track List: Ruining Lives

1. Turnover

2. The Barriers

3. Windows Shut

4. Remove, Separate Self

5. Ruining Lives

6. Absence Of Light

7. The Book Of Change

8. Self Will Run Riot

9. Come To Realize

10. Chamber Of Thought

11. Limitations & Validations

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Track List: X - No Absolutes

1. Ultimate Authority

2. Sense Of Ease

3. Without Words

4. Cut And Dry

5. No Absolutes

6. Do Nothing

7. Belief System

8. Soul Sickness

9. In Spite Of Hindrances

10. Ice Runs Through My Veins

11. Worth Pursuing

12. With Dignity

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This song is a staple for strip clubs everywhere, lofl
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their bassist kicks a**!!
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jamieb12871
Snap ur fingers ...snap ur neck
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REALLY MISS GOOD HEAVY METAL THIS BAND ROCKS...
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TO BE SELF SUFFICENT!!!
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Ybor City,Fl. They f**kin killed it
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Played burlington vt. F**king awsome. Tour again f**kers
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Snap your f**king neck......
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Bad a** band
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My step dad's band might be opening for prong on December 3, 2015. If anyone wants to know more, check us out... HateTeam@Fac e b o o k . c o m
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⚡️♣️⚡️❤️⚡️♠️
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Good s**t!
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alabastervil l i s 0
prong is great. very different in a good way
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I remember first hearing these guys. They turned I on to the industrial metal scene. It's a shame they still haven't gotten a lot of recognition.
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New Prong is out and its tight!!! Tommy plays in Danzig, Prong, Ministry and is one of the truest musicians ive ever met. They just finished their over seas tour with Tommy as the only original in Prong. The new drummer & bassist Phuckin rip it up too. Thanks for being down to earth. We had fun. Catch ya on the flip side.
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they put on a killer show. I saw them with Pantera and White Zombie. whats a SHOW! Diamond Darrel gave me a pick and I still have it
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Victor jumps from band to band cuz hes respected in the industry.. Saw em with Danzig, then months later as the only OG in Prong.. Genuinely a good dude..
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Tommy V.. One of the greats and still has it!! If you're here you know your music.
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Prong..Limel i g h t . . NYC a long time ago..
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One of the best live shows I have ever seen.
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Damn it been along time since I heard PRONG
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Prong is the s**t!!
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scoshewolf7
=)
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\m/ \m/ - a very under appreciated band PRONG kicks a**! Snap your fingers....
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Saw them a few weeks back. My ears are still ringing.
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LOVE THE NEW ALBUM!
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not sure about any of prongs other material, but that song may be the saddest excuse for music i have ever heard.... miley cyrus (b**ch should die burning in a tire fire) > that song.
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Sweet.
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clarkster150 0
Dominance
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Prong equal hornzzzzzzzz z z z z z z z z z z z z
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An underrated & under appreciated metal band that was ahead of the curve in the 80's. If only they would've caught on!
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Prove you wrong should be added it was a great album
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pharris1466
Idiot haters, too young to know Prong was so far ahead of their time it is not funny, riff's to rival metalica while they were still stringing thier guitars and learning cords... get the facts right!
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These f**kers really sux
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t.antley12 is right..I've had that setup for a year or more..183,32 0 adblocks so far
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classick !!! Hails Tommy !!
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mikesrichpor t
You want heavy f**kers? Check "in my Veins" on Primitive Origins... They were NEVER that heavy again... Always good s**t though!
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T H O N G !
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P R O N G!
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Tommy victor= evil genius!!!
Prong= incredible
HORNS UP!! \m/
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Loves me some Prong! Singer's voice reminds me of Jaz Coleman of Killing Joke. Thats a good thing!
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They are talentless hacks. Get offa my Pandora losers
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j.adams000
n.y. 518 in da house!!!! WHAT?
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Kicking @$$ after all these years!
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Yeah missing Prove You Wrong in Discography. Get it on there some kick a** tunes on that album
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Too mellow for me 20 years ago, but kinda digging the simplicity of it nowadays.
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