Sponge has proven to be one of the Motor City's heaviest hitters after gaining international notoriety with their debut album "Rotting Piñata” (Sony). Emerging from Detroit with hits like "Plowed" and "Molly (16 Candles)" Sponge received massive airplay on radio stations from coast to coast and were in heavy rotation on MTV. Both “Plowed” and “Molly” hit #5 on Billboard’s Modern Rock Charts, catapulting “Rotting Piñata” to Gold, and ultimately Platinum status.
Sponge's follow up CD, the critically lauded “Wax Ecstatic” (Columbia) scored additional top ten Billboard hits including "Wax Ecstatic" and "Have You Seen Mary?" The band’s music was also featured in popular movies “The Craft,” “Chasing Amy,” “Mall Rats” and “Empire Records.” Sponge’s star continued to rise with network appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman” and the “Conan O’Brien Show.”
Sponge’s subsequent releases “New Pop Sunday,” “For All The Drugs in The World,” “The Man,” “Galore Galore,” and “Destroy the Boy,” showcased the band’s swirling sonic attack, rooted in 70's glam and of course, the Motor City influences of The Stooges, The MC5 and Motown-but still sounding distinctly like no one else.
“Plowed” continues to be the band’s signature rock track, having been spotlighted on Guitar Hero’s “Warriors of Rock – 90’s Rock Track Pack” – and on the Paper Jamz Guitar Series 2, in addition to the soundtrack for the Gerard Butler surf movie “Chasing Mavericks.”
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"Sponge recorded their eighth studio album called The Beer Sessions last year at The Loft in Saline. ...the band invited some of their favorite Michigan brewers to chat about beer and music. Each episode of these beer sessions was filmed to give fans an inside look at the recording process and share the art of Michigan craft beer. I have heard of breweries crafting beers inspired by bands they dig. Sponge has given this concept a new twist by collaborating with the brewers that inspire them. This synergy in the craft of making music and beer creates a new dimension to enjoy both art forms."
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Rochester Mills Beer Co.
Atwater Beer Co.
Kuhnhenn Brewing Co.
Roak Brewing Co.
Baffin Brewing Co.
Original Gravity Brewing Co
Album "Rotting Alive" 2015
Album "Stop The Bleeding" 2013
Album "The Beer Sessions" 2016
20th anniversary of Wax Ecstatic
The Royal Oak Music Theatre
Steve Sergent Photography
Latest new from us
- MAR 7, 2017
Sponge brought their Beer Sessions live to Kuhnhenn Brewing in Warren for an intoxicating mix of delicious music and beer.
- JUL 22, 2016
Sponge performed at The Paramount on Long Island as part of the 2016 "Summerland" tour...
- Jun 29, 2016
Homegrown alternative rock veterans Sponge returned to their old stomping grounds June 24 to perform as part of the Taylor Summer Festival.
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