Tag: Cleansing

Riff Police! Pull Over! #105: GroundCulture Vs Prong!

Often a band becomes known for that one record that stands head and shoulders above the rest, not necessarily because it was better than any other and sometimes just because it got more attention, radio picked up a song or it got an impressive music video or it was just the right place at the

Bootleg: Prong in Philadelphia!

It has to be said that “Age Of Defiance” is as short as it is sweet and a reminder if one was ever needed, of how impor Prong have been to the Worlds of Metal, Hardcore and Industrial tinged music. Would Harms Way exist without Prong? That’s one for a post gig discussion accompanied by

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who wins? FIGHT! Prong #2

“Snap Your Fingers, Snap Your Neck” by Prong is a stone wall classic from a classic album in 1994’s “Cleansing” which the band can’t get away with not playing live, unless they want to be arrested for inciting a riot that is. The influence of Prong should not be underestimated with bands like Dry Kill

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Prong!

Other than a 5 year hiatus between 1997 and 2002, New York City natives Prong have been mainstays of the Metal scene bringing a blend of Industrial Crossover Thrash and Hardcore to the table across 12 albums and 4 extended plays between 1987’s “Primitive Origins” independent debut album and 2019’s “Age Of Defiance” EP. The

Throwback: “Another Worldly Device” by Prong!

Our first introduction to the World of Prong was the opening track to their most successful album to date. 1994’s “Cleansing” was produced by Terry Date (Pantera, Limp Bizkit, Unearth) and features ex-Killing Joke members Paul Raven (RIP) on bass guitar and John Bechdel with keyboards and programming, marking their fourth studio album. We were

Review: “The Pleasures That Lead” by Cleansing

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Timi Jetsu, “The Pleasures That Lead” is the debut from Straight Edge Metallic Hardcore crew Cleansing. Their claim to the crown is “mixing different genres of Metal while maintaining the pure anger from the golden era of 90s Hardcore”.  As you might expect “Prelude To…” is more than a simple