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Prong

Prong

Prong. CBGB’s was THE venue of an era; an embodiment of what it meant to be in a band, striving for everything you got. In many ways the birthplace of American Punk and the No Wave movement, one can say the music created there was -at its very essence — a revolutionary influence, and its corrosive nature has infected millions of people through the years. One in particular, a soundman on the staff, was tainted by the experience, changing him into an iconic corner stone of metal; I am, of course, referring to Prong’s very own Tommy Victor.

Dissonant, dark, detached -and at times rather deranged –Tommy Victor, founder and frontman of Prong, always swings his riffs low, hard and squarely at your skull. Victor never did ‘happiness’ and Prong didn’t necessarily give a shit about making the ‘feel good album of the year’. For Victor, high-praise is best served in the packed clubs and sweaty mosh-pits he plays in around the world. This is all the proof he needs of a dedicated fan base which never misses the band’s shows, and loyally buys albums while ‘critics’ consistently miss the boat. Every time Prong was ignored by the mainstream -whilst…

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Danzig

Danzig

Danzig

Danzig is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1987 in Lodi, New Jersey. The band is the musical outlet for singer and songwriter Glenn Danzig, preceded by the horror punk bands the Misfits and Samhain. They play in a bluesy doom-driven heavy metal style influenced by the early sound of Black Sabbath.

Superjoint, Veil of Maya, Prong, Witch Mountain

Superjoint Ritual is an American metal band formed by Phil Anselmo, Joe Fazzio, and Jimmy Bower in the early 1990s, later to be joined by Hank Williams III, and Kevin Bond. Their style can be considered a mix of Pantera’s style of groove metal and hardcore punk. A small trace of black metal can be heard, as well.

Veil of Maya is an American deathcore band, formed in Chicago, Illinois by members Marc Okubo and Sam Applebaum in 2004. The group is currently signed to Sumerian Records and has released five full-length studio albums. They are considered to use elements of djent. The name of the band is derived from a song of the same name released by Cynic in 1993. The band originally employed multiple guitar players, but since 2007 Okubo has been…

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