Band Profile


Hometown: United Kingdom Current Label: Spinefarm Records Websites: Official Website
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Band Members: Cronos - Vocals/Bass
Danté - Drums
Rage - Guitar

Venom Bio:

Venom are a heavy metal band that formed in 1979 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Coming to prominence towards the end of the 'New Wave of British Heavy Metal', Venom's first two albums – Welcome to Hell (1981) and Black Metal (1982) – are considered a major influence on thrash metal and extreme metal in general. Venom's second album proved influential enough that its title was used as the name of an extreme metal subgenre: black metal.

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