Rude Awakening is Prong's fifth album. Rude Awakening is an enhanced CD. It was also released as a special limited edition on 12" red vinyl. The album was reissued in 2008 as a digipack version, featuring four remixes of the "Rude Awakening" single and a new booklet.
Victor appears on the Argyle Park album Misguided on the track "Doomsayer". The song shares some of the same guitar riffs as the song "Controller".