More a mini-album previewing Body Exit Mind than anything else -- its first two tracks, "Bong" and "It's Not What You Know," eventually turned up on that record -- Bong is still a fine slice of the snaky, clattering rock the New FADs excelled at. Spearpoint's again in fine voice, at once harsh and yet very melodious, while the band as a whole can whip up some fierce songs, as the heavy stomp and slashing guitar of the title track show in spades. The emphasis on drumming and percussion in the tracks remains supreme, though ...

Bong 1992, Elektra

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