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Sponge is an American alternative rock band formed in Detroit, Michigan, in 1992 by vocalist Vinnie Dombroski, guitarists Mike Cross and Joey Mazzola, bassist Tim Cross and drummer Jimmy Paluzzi. Sponge’s discography includes nine studio albums, four live albums, and seven charting singles, 4 of which have made Billboard Magazines’ top 10. The band has also been featured on several compilations and movie soundtracks over their decades-long career.

They are best known for their prominent 1994 hit single “Plowed” (#5 on Billboard Alt Rock) as well as the 1995 hit “Molly (16 Candles)” (#3 on Billboard Alt Rock), 1996hit “Wax Ecstatic” (#10 on Billboard Mainstream Rock) and 1997’s hit “Have You Seen Mary”(#7 on Billboard Mainstream Rock).