Tommy Victor Breaks Down Prong’s ‘State of Emergency’ and the Stress of Performing Danzig Classics

October 2, 2023

Tommy Victor returns with Prong‘s 13th studio effort, and first in six years, the aptly titled State of Emergency, and shares it was inspired by his return to his native east coast.

Hall of Fame Countdown: Prong’s “Beg to Differ”

July 5, 2018

Revisiting and rating the songs on Prong‘s 1990 Beg to Differ album from worst to best.

Prong’s ‘Beg to Differ’ Inducted into the Decibel Hall of Fame

September 6, 2017

Prong‘s groundbreaking 1990 sophomore album, Beg to Differ is inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Prong – “Beg to Differ”

August 16, 2017

The making of Prong‘s Beg to Differ.

Prong Frontman Tommy Victor Ranks Top 5 CBGB Sets He Worked Sound For

July 28, 2017

Long-running industrial/crossover mainstays Prong released their twelfth full-length, Zero Days, today. To celebrate, Decibel asked frontman Tommy Victor — who ran sound at CBGB’s in the 80’s — to rank the five most insane sets he worked sound for. What follows were his answers; Victor has clearly witnessed and contributed to some legendary performances. Dark Angel (February 8,…

Ruination & Gratitude: Prong’s Tommy Victor Speaks

May 27, 2014

It’s not as if Prong ever completely fell off, really, but 2012’s Carved Into Stone nevertheless felt like a return to form in both energy and attack, and now, two years later, comes Ruining Lives, a ferocious, amped, occasionally pretty damn adventurous album that may very well be the band’s best effort since its nineties…

Jets Fan Tommy Victor of Prong Rights the Ship

March 27, 2014

NFL free agency has been in full swing for a couple weeks now. Prong’s Ruining Lives drops courtesy of Steamhammer/SPV on April 28; we asked longtime mainman Tommy Victor what he would do if he were in charge of his favorite team, the New York Jets. Snap your fingers, snap the ball, do not buttfumble….

NFL PREVIEW 2013: Tommy Victor (Prong) on the NY Jets

September 6, 2013

Yeah yeah yeah, the J-E-T-S, JETS! JETS! JETS! are the joke of the NFL media world. The silly, lap-banded, foot-fetishizing head coach with his man-boy crush on a crappy, metrosexual Rico Suave-like quarterback headline the comedy. Enter the new, Jay-Z-managed, prima donna quarterback, “fighting” for the starting job, adding a considerable amount to the drama….

Justify Your Shitty Taste – Prong’s “Scorpio Rising”

March 31, 2011

Almost every band has that album: you know, the critically and/or commercially reviled dud in an otherwise passable-to-radical back catalog. Well, every Wednesday morning—in this case, Thursday, and former invisible orange-man Cosmo Lee would like to offer you a personal apology for the delay—a Decibel staffer or special guest will take to the Deciblog to…