Tag: Prong

Best Of 2017 – Dave Pirtle: Blitz – The Expurgated Version (The One Without Venenum)

To say it’s been a rough year would be an understatement. I don’t even have to dive deep into the current socio-political climate. This is about ME, goddamnit. Hell, I’ve been so self-involved that I

Prong – X – No Absolutes Review

I feel like I’ve been here before, but I don’t think I’ve ever been here with Prong. In retrospect, that’s surprising. Oh, sorry – got a bit ahead of myself. I’ve talked about Prong quite

Prong – Songs From the Black Hole Review

So we’re almost a month removed from the release of this collection of covers from alterna-industrial-hardcore-metal machine known as Prong. That means that anybody who cares has already bought it, heard it, or disregarded it

Dave Pirtle’s Best of 2014 – This Blitz Goes to 21

I didn’t mean to do a blitz this year. I really didn’t. In case you missed the story last year, that troublesome “personal life” thing prevented me from keeping up with all the great stuff

The Best Of What You’ve Missed In The First Half Of 2014 – Part 1

It’s halfway through the year, and summer has just begun. For many of us, summertime is prime heavy metal season. There’s something about cranking up the riffs when the sun is shining and meat is

80s Essentials – Optional Retro-spections, Volume 5 Haiku

Well, friends, this is it: The final stop on the Last Rites 80s’ metal train. Just thinking about the curtain dropping gets me a little misty-eyed. But as the great Napoleon Bonaparte once said, all

Whose Fist Is This Anyway? – 20 Years of Prong’s Cleansing

When it was brought to my attention that Prong‘s Cleansing recently turned 20 years old, my mind was pretty much blown. See, 1994 was also the year that I started to identify myself as a

Prong – Carved Into Stone Review

Are my eyes deceiving me?  Is this really a new Prong album? Guess I kind of lost track of them as Tommy Victor continued his work alongside Al Jourgensen and Glenn Danzig. It probably didn’t