Yeah, there was some spirit lurking in that decomposing genre's corpse. Unfortunately, Sponge became less and less marketable as the goofy Icarus flights of ska, industrial, nü-metal, etc. pushed second-generation grunge into permanent consignment. Three-fifths of the band jumped ship, and now we're left with For All the Drugs in the World, a new full-length of uninspired, risk-free cock rock. Christ, they're even rockin' some "Cherry Pie"-era Warrant 'tude in their promo photos. Hopefully tonight's inevitable greatest-hits revue will turn the few young'uns in the audience onto their earliest, far more legitimate efforts.
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