cronos in - News, CD Reviews, DVD Reviews

VENOM INC. To Release 'War' 10-Inch Single In August

VENOM INC., the band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, will release a three-song 10-inch single, "War", on August 10 through Nuclear Blast. The single's artwork was created by Marcelo Vasco (SLAYER, HATEBREED, MACHINE HEAD, BORKNAGAR) and can be seen below. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GENE HOGLAN Says CHUCK SCHULDINER Was 'Always Uncomfortable' With Being Called 'Godfather Of Death Metal'

Gene Hoglan says that Chuck Schuldiner was always uncomfortable with being referred to as "the Godfather of death metal," preferring instead to give credit to the bands that inspired him during DEATH's formative years. Although DEATH is considered to be one of the most important and influential death metal acts of all time, the Florida-based ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Story continues after advertisement

VENOM INC. Recruits THE ABSENCE Drummer For European Tour

Jeramie Kling of the Tampa-based melodic death metal band THE ABSENCE has revealed that he will play drums for VENOM INC. on the U.K. outfit 's upcoming European tour. The "Blood Stained Earth Tour 2018", which also features SUFFOCATION, NERVOSA, AETERNAM and SURVIVE, will kick off on March 9 in Bristol, U.K. Says Jeramie in ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VENOM INC.: Lyric Video For 'War' Song

The official lyric video for the song "War" from VENOM INC., the band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, can be seen below. The track is taken from VENOM INC.'s debut album, "Avé", which was released last August via Nuclear Blast. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Catharsis - MACHINE HEAD

Ahead of the release of the Bay Area band's ninth full-length, MACHINE HEAD's central figure, Robb Flynn, stated that the album isn't one of the unit's heaviest. The notorious frontman doesn't listen to a lot of metal these days, in fact. His hardcore, punk rock and hip hop listening habits surface on the quartet's latest ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

VENOM INC. To Join Forces With SUFFOCATION For European Tour

VENOM INC., the band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, will join forces with U.S. death metal squad SUFFOCATION for a European tour in March-April 2018. Support will come from Brazilian thrashers NERVOSA and Canadian ethnic symphonic metallers AETERNAM. "It is ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VENOM To Release '100 Miles To Hell' EP Next Week

VENOM — the legendary, hugely influential British heavy metal trio notorious for causing outrage and panic, and molding the history of darker music — will digitally release a new, three-track EP, titled "100 Miles To Hell", through Spinefarm Records on December 22. It will be available via D2C basis on January 19 in the U.S. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Avé - VENOM INC.

It appears that there is no love lost between VENOM INC.'s bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan and the line-up of the long-running, still active Conrad "Cronos" Lant-fronted version of VENOM. But the new incarnation is hardly new at all. In VENOM INC., Dolan is joined by original VENOM guitarist Jeff "Mantas" Dunn and drummer Anthony ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

VENOM INC.: Listen To New Song 'Avé Satanas'

"Avé Satanas", a brand new song from VENOM INC., the band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, can be streamed below. The track is taken from VENOM INC.'s debut album, "Avé", which will be released on August 11 via Nuclear Blast. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Watch VENOM Perform At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of VENOM's June 10 performance at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden can be seen below. VENOM is not to be confused with VENOM INC., the new band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan. Without directly mentioning ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VENOM INC. To Release 'Avé' Album In August

VENOM INC., the new band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, will release its debut album, titled "Avé", on August 11 via Nuclear Blast. The official video for the disc's first single, "Dein Fleisch", can be seen below. VENOM INC. was ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VENOM INC. Announces North American Tour With GOATWHORE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST

VENOM INC., the new band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, has announced the "Blood Stained Earth Tour", featuring support from GOATWHORE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST and THE CONVALESCENCE. The trek will kick off in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 1 and visit several ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Blackhearts - Blackhearts (Movie)

"It was about coldness, sorrow, mountains, darkness, forests…" Black metal. One of this genre's touchiest subjects. You either know it, or you think you know it and, really, you're clueless. Most people fall into the second category. You either laughed at VENOM's snarky tirades in the name of Satan, or you raised your child from ...

Read more

Posted in: DVD Reviews

VENOM INC. Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

VENOM INC., the new band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast. The band's debut album is tentatively due later in the year. VENOM INC. is not to be confused with the Conrad "Cronos" Lant-fronted ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VENOM Frontman On METALLICA: 'They Put In The Hard Work, And They Eventually Developed Their Own Style'

EMP Live TV recently conducted an interview with British black metal pioneers VENOM. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On bands like METALLICA, SLAYER and EXODUS being influenced by VENOM in the early days: Conrad "Cronos" Lant (bass, vocals): "They put in the hard work, and ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Watch VENOM Perform In Mexico City

A VENOM fan by the name of Dan Delaney has uploaded video tour of the official and bootleg merchandise stands at the band's September 2 concert at Carpa Astros in Mexico City. Also available is footage of the band's performance in the city. Check out the clips below. VENOM is not to be ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: VENOM Performs At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of VENOM's August 12 performance at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held at Catton Hall in Walton-on-Trent, England, can be seen below. VENOM is not to be confused with VENOM INC., the new band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: VENOM INC. Performs In San Francisco

Fan-filmed video footage of VENOM INC., the new band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, performing on January 20 at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco, California can be seen below (courtesy of Capital Chaos TV). In a 2015 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VENOM: 'Don't Be Fooled By Pale Imitations'

Robert Williams of Metal-Rules.com conducted an interview with British black metal pioneers VENOM at this year's Fun Fun Fun Fest, which was held earlier this month in Austin, Texas. You can now watch the chat below. Without directly mentioning VENOM INC. — the new band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: VENOM INC. Performs In Croatia

Fan-filmed video footage of VENOM INC., the new band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, performing on October 13 in Zagreb, Croatia can be seen below. In a recent interview with Canada's The Metal Voice, Dunn stated about how ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: VENOM INC. Performs In London

Fan-filmed video footage of VENOM INC., the new band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, performing on September 21 at Scala in London, England can be seen below. In a recent interview with Canada's The Metal Voice, Dunn stated ...

Read more

Posted in: News