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Bong
BONG
Background information
Origin Newcastle, England
Genres Doom metal, Psychedelic rock, Drone
Years active 2005 - present
Labels Heidenwut, Infinite Exchange, Ritual Productions, Blackest Rainbow
Associated acts Peasants, Trollman av Ildtoppberg, 11Paranoias, Ramesses
Website Official Page
Current members Dave Terry
Mike Smith
Mike Vest
Past members Ben Freeth

Bong are a doom/psych/drone band from Newcastle, England. Active since 2005, this band is best known for a doom metal sound that incorporates drone, psychedelic and middle eastern sounds. Also of note is their frequency of releases in the form of live CD-Rs to compliment their occasional studio works.

DiscographyEdit

Studio AlbumsEdit

Extended PlaysEdit

  • Bethmoora (2008)
  • Untitled (2013)
  • Another Dose (2013)
  • Bong (2015)

SplitsEdit

2007

  • A Roomful of Cunts (Split with Waz Hoola)
  • Evolution Is So Creative (Split with Brothers Yemen and Domovoi)
  • Bong / Wrest (Split with Wrest)

2008

  • Bong / Brothers Yemen (Split with Brothers Yemen)

2009

  • Bong / Sex Wound (Split with Sex Wound)
  • Bong / Gnod (Split with Gnod)
  • Bong / Quttinirpaaq (Split with Quttinirpaaq)
  • Blitzed in Brixton (Split with Shift)

2013

  • Bong / Pyramidion (Split with Pyradimion)
  • Bong Versus the Bots (Split with Martin Gregory and Phil Atherton)

2014

  • Live: Newcastle (Split with Female Borstal)

Live AlbumsEdit

2008

  • Under Byker Bridge 08/03/08
  • Bong Live January 2008

2009

  • Recorded Live at La Toscana
  • Bong at Tyneside Cinema June 12th 2009
  • Gilgamesh Lives

2010

  • Live 2009-2010
  • Samhain Festival

2011

  • Live at Roadburn 2010
  • All Saints March

2012

  • January Jams
  • Live @ The Rammel Club
  • July Jams
  • Live @ The 13th Note

2013

  • Live at St. Mary's Old Church and Burial Ground
  • ...Yet Another Dose
  • Beyond Live
  • Live @ The Mill, Salford (2013)
  • Live @ The Chameleon, Nottingham 14​/​07​/​2013 (2013)

2014

  • Live Newcastle 6​.​12​.​13

2015

  • 2013​-​09​-​06 - Bong - Northumberland Arms
  • Live TwoThousandFourteen
  • Live at the Cluny 2015​-​05​-​08
  • 2014​-​06​-​14 - Bong - The Roadhouse, Manchester

MembersEdit

Current members Edit

  • Dave Terry - Bass, Vocals
  • Mike Smith - Drums
  • Mike Vest - Guitars, Effects

Past members Edit

  • Ben Freeth - Sitar, Shahi Baaja

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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