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PRONG Announces Summer 2018 European Dates With DEW-SCENTED

American power trio PRONG has announced a short 2018 European "Zero Days" summer tour, featuring a return to Reload Festival as well as a run of headline shows. DEW-SCENTED has been confirmed as special guest on most of the shows. PRONG founder Tommy Victor says: "PRONG and Europe is always something special. What would a ...

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TOMMY VICTOR On PRONG's Sound: 'We Wanted To Be Different; We Didn't Want To Be Part Of Any Particular Movement Or Genre'

Rene Botello of Rock All Photography conducted an interview with mainman Tommy Victor of American industrial metal power trio PRONG prior to the band's May 7 concert at House Of Rock in Corpus Christi, Texas, alongside HELMET. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On PRONG's ...

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REPENTANCE Feat. STUCK MOJO, Ex-SOIL Members: 'Collide' Song

"Collide", the first song from REPENTANCE, the new band featuring former SOIL and DIRGE WITHIN guitarist Shaun Glass and STUCK MOJO frontman Robby J. Fonts, can be streamed below. The track was recorded at Mercenary Studios with Scott Creekmore (DIRGE WITHIN, LIONHEART, BROKEN HOPE) and mixed and mastered by Chris Collier (PRONG, LAST IN LINE, ...

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Cobra Speed Venom - THE CROWN

One the biggest buzzes in metal this year comes around Swedish death metal crushers THE CROWN. The group is on sure footing these days after returning in 2009 from a five-year hiatus. Johan Lindstrand reclaimed the mike in 2011, rejoining bassist Magnus Olsfelt and rhythm guitarist Marko Tervonen as THE CROWN celebrated its quarter century ...

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Video Premiere: MELVINS' 'Don't Forget To Breathe'

"Don't Forget To Breathe", the new Ava Hazelmyer-directed video from MELVINS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Pinkus Abortion Technician", which is being released today (Friday, April 20) via Ipecac Recordings. The disc features both MELVINS' regular bass player Steven McDonald (REDD KROSS, OFF!) and BUTTHOLE SURFERS' Jeff ...

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MELVINS: 'Embrace The Rub' Video Released

"Embrace The Rub", the new Mackie Osborne-directed video from MELVINS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Pinkus Abortion Technician", which will be released on April 20 via Ipecac Recordings. The disc features both MELVINS' regular bass player Steven McDonald (REDD KROSS, OFF!) and BUTTHOLE SURFERS' Jeff Pinkus on ...

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Video Premiere: PRONG's 'Forced Into Tolerance'

American power trio PRONG has released the official music video for the song "Forced Into Tolerance". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Zero Days", which was released last July via Steamhammer/SPV. The disc was once again produced by PRONG mainman Tommy Victor, with trusted collaborator Chris Collier as co-producer and engineer. "PRONG ...

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PRONG, W.A.S.P., Ex-TESTAMENT Members Honor SLAYER At 'Ultimate Jam Night' (Video)

"Ultimate Jam Night", the long-running weekly show in residency at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, honored SLAYER on Tuesday, March 13. Taking part in the even were the entire band PRONG (Tommy Victor, Jason Christopher and Art Cruz), former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian (TRAUMA), ex-TESTAMENT/FORBIDDEN guitarist Steve Smyth, Aquiles Priester (W.A.S.P., PRIMAL ...

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KORN Members Featured In Inspiring Rock Documentary 'Mind Over Matter'

The award-winning feature documentary "Mind Over Matter" tells the unbelievable story of Brandon Mendenhall who was born with cerebral palsy, a neurological condition that affects movement, coordination and balance. It's an incurable disorder, and one that could have greatly limited Mendenhall's life. But he had other plans. The film shows how Mendenhall worked strenuously to ...

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HELMET: 'Life Or Death' Video Released

Video footage of HELMET performing the "Dead To The World" album track "Life Or Death" on April 28, 2017 at 170 Russell in Melbourne Australia can be seen below. The clip was produced and directed by Richard De Silva. As previously reported, HELMET and PRONG will join forces for a co-headlining U.S. tour in May. ...

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Listen To MELVINS' 'Stop Moving To Florida'

MELVINS' song "Stop Moving To Florida" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Pinkus Abortion Technician", which will be released on April 20 via Ipecac Recordings. The disc features both MELVINS' regular bass player Steven McDonald (REDD KROSS, OFF!) and BUTTHOLE SURFERS' Jeff Pinkus on bass. "Stop Moving To ...

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HELMET And PRONG Join Forces For U.S. Co-Headlining Tour

HELMET and PRONG will join forces for a co-headlining U.S. tour in May. The trek kicks off May 3 in Atlanta and concludes on May 26 at Baltimore's Maryland Deathfest. PRONG's Tommy Victor said in a statement: "Finally! HELMET and PRONG on tour together at last. The circle is now complete. rom the years of ...

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MELVINS To Release 'Pinkus Abortion Technician' Album In April

MELVINS will release their new album, "Pinkus Abortion Technician", on April 20 via Ipecac Recordings. The disc features both MELVINS' regular bass player Steven McDonald (REDD KROSS, OFF!) and BUTTHOLE SURFERS' Jeff Pinkus on bass. "With our upcoming release, we double your bass player with Steven McDonald and Jeff Pinkus holding down the bottom," explains ...

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METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH Featured In 'The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal': Part One Of Doc Series Due In January

Throughout history, the San Francisco Bay Area has long been deemed as the epicenter for thrash metal, whereas Los Angeles has invariably been considered the stomping ground for glam and hair metal. True, San Francisco has birthed many exceptional thrash bands since the early '80s, but the fact remains — Los Angeles is the rightful ...

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SIN QUIRIN Says 'AmeriKKKant' Album 'Has Stuff That I Don't Think People Are Expecting From A MINISTRY Record'

Jay Nanda of Alamo True Metal conducted an interview with members of industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY prior to the band's November 12 show at the Aztec Theatre in San Antonio, Texas. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's forthcoming "AmeriKKKant" studio album: Sin ...

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Video Premiere: LYNCH MOB's 'Miles Away'

"Miles Away", the new video from LYNCH MOB, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "The Brotherhood", which was released on September 8 via Rat Pak Records. The disc was produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier (FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, PRONG, KXM) and features eleven brand new hard rock tracks. ...

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Zero Days - PRONG

Don't you wish "Headbangers Ball" was back? Not just for the obvious reasons, if you're a metalhead. The Gen X'ers who made The Ball their Saturday night Sabbath will confirm that what made the show so damned great, and at the same time so damned awful, was just as much about the intro and commercial-break ...

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Extreme Aggression - KREATOR

Everyone following KREATOR over the band's 35-year course has their favorite album, and it's not necessarily a unified choice. Poll 10 fans at once, you'll probably hit upon most of the group's 14 LPs to-date, minus the troubled experimental albums spanning from 1992's "Renewal" through 1999's "Endorama". Then again, there are defensive fans of those, ...

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Video Premiere: LYNCH MOB's 'Mr. Jekyll And Hyde'

"Mr. Jekyll And Hyde", the new video from LYNCH MOB, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "The Brotherhood", which will be released on Friday, September 8 via Rat Pak Records. The disc was produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier (FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, PRONG, KXM) and features eleven brand ...

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PRONG Bassist Leaves European Tour Due To 'Family Emergency'

PRONG bassist Mike Longworth has been forced to leave the band's European tour due to a "family emergency." The group states: "Our old friend Jason Christopher has come through and will finish out this European run with us. Our thoughts are with Mike and his family." PRONG's next concert is scheduled for this Friday, July ...

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