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Monday, May 2, 2016

Revisit the Golden Age of Thrash when Prong tears up the Haven

Posted By on Mon, May 2, 2016 at 8:30 AM

click to enlarge TIM TRONCKOE
  • Tim Tronckoe
Almost exactly 26 years ago, Prong released one of the most tightly wound, surgically effective, gloriously brutal thrash albums ever made. That Beg to Differ came at the tail end of the Golden Age of Thrash was irrelevant, as the New York trio was both closing the book on underground thrash and opening the door to a new wave of “urban metal” that took the unrelenting power of ’80s metal and fused it with a darker, more modern approach. Guitarist Tommy Victor has been the only constant member throughout the band’s 30-year history (spending some of the band’s occasional off-years as Danzig’s guitarist), and while he continues to evolve Prong’s sound, the starkly percussive riffs and proto-industrial doominess of Beg to Differ still dominate the band’s approach today.

with Murderfly, Martyr’s Asylum, the Offering, Three Knuckles Deep | 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 | The Haven, 6700 Aloma Ave., Winter Park | 407-673-2712 | thehavenrocks.com | $15-$18


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