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Venomous Concept

Formed: 2003
From: Chicago, IL, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Venomous Concept News

Below is our complete Venomous Concept news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Murder Construct Posts New Song Online

California metal band MURDER CONSTRUCT has posted a new track, “End Of An Error,” online via SickDrummerMagazine.com. The track is posted along with live video of the band performing “End Of An Error” during their west coast dates with VENOMOUS CONCEPT in September. “End Of An Error” comes from the band’s forthcoming debut EP that will see its release on November 23rd on CD, LP and digitally.

MURDER CONSTRUCT have recently confirmed a record release show in support of their EP for Saturday, November 27th at 3 Clubs (1123 N. Vine St) in Hollywood.

MURDER CONSTRUCT features Travis Ryan (CATTLE DECAPITATION) on vocals, Leon del Muerte (EXHUMED, PHOBIA, IMPALED) on guitar and vocals, Kevin Fetus (FETUS EATERS, WATCH ME BURN) on guitar, Danny Walker (INTRONAUT, EXHUMED, UPHILL BATTLE) on drums, and Caleb Schneider (BAD ACID TRIP) on bass.

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Nails Signs To Southern Lord Recordings

Southern Californian trio NAILS has announced their signing to Southern Lord Recordings.

With plans already in place to record a new release for Southern Lord in early 2011, the NAILS crew will spend the rest of this year on the road. As previously announced, the band will take part in the Southern Lord-sponsored The Power Of The Riff Festival in Los Angeles on August 8th alongside Goatsnake, Black Breath, From Ashes Rise, Repulsion, the Animosity-era lineup of Corrosion of Conformity and countless more. In early September they embark on a cross-country trek that will last over a month, including five dates opening for Venomous Concept.

NAILS confirmed tour dates are as follows:

8/08/2010 Echo/Echoplex - Los Angeles, CA @ Power Of The Riff Fest [info]
9/05/2010 Nile Front Room - Mesa, AZ
9/06/2010 10756 Limas - El Paso, TX
9/07/2010 Ten Eleven - San Antonio, TX
9/08/2010 Red 7 - Austin, TX
9/09/2010 The Nightmare - Dallas, TX
9/10/2010 Downtown Music - Little Rock, AR
9/12/2010 Firehouse - Birmingham, AL
9/13/2010 585 Wells - Atlanta, GA
9/14/2010 Talent Farm - Pembroke Pines, FL
9/15/2010 Transitions - Tampa, FL
9/16/2010 Warehouse 8B - Jacksonville, FL
9/17/2010 Legitmate Business - Greensboro, NC
9/18/2010 Daniel's Pub - Cincinnati, OH
9/19/2010 Dojo - Indianapolis, IN
9/20/2010 Double Door - Chicago, IL w/ Venomous Concept
9/21/2010 Blondie's - Detroit, MI w/ Venomous Concept
9/22/2010 Sonar - Baltimore, MD w/ Venomous Concept
9/23/2010 Europa - Brooklyn, NY w/ Venomous Concept, Strong Intention
9/24/2010 Katacombes - Montreal, QC w/ Venomous Concept
9/25/2010 Sneaky Dees - Toronto, ON w/ Venomous Concept
9/26/2010 242 Main - Burlington, VT
9/27/2010 Bogies - Albany, NY
9/28/2010 Church - Boston, MA
9/29/2010 Lilly's Pad - New Haven, CT
9/30/2010 The Church - Cleveland, OH
10/01/2010 Mickey Finn's - Toledo, OH
10/02/2010 1108 Main - Cedar Falls, IA
10/03/2010 *TBA - Minneapolis, MN
10/04/2010 *TBA - Kansas City, MO
10/05/2010 Blast O Mat - Denver, CO
10/08/2010 Club Soda - San Diego, CA
10/09/2010 Sub - San Francisco, CA

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Kill The Client Announces West Coast Shows

Dallas, TX based act Kill The Client will join Venomous Concept on the west coast leg of an upcoming U.S. tour. These dates will kick-off in mid-September in San Diego, CA and also include Murder Construct on select dates. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found below.

Kill the Client is currently working on the band's Relapse debut, tentatively titled "Set For Extinction." The new album is expected to see a fall 2010 release date. Additional album details will be made available shortly.

9/15 San Diego, CA Brick By Brick (w/ MURDER CONSTRUCT)
9/16 Hollywood, CA Viper Room (w/ MURDER CONSTRUCT)
9/17 San Francisco, CA Thee Parkside (w/ MURDER CONSTRUCT)
9/18 Portland, OR Satyricon
9/19 Seattle, WA Studio Seven

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Venomous Concept Announces Headline Tour

Venomous Concept, the hardcore act featuring members of Napalm Death and Brutal Truth, have announced details regarding their upcoming tour of North America. The tour, which is the band's first ever headlining run, kicks off on September 15th, 2010 in San Diego, California and end on September 25th in Toronto. Support on the trek will come from Nails, Murder Construct and Kill the Client.

Venomous Concept North American tour dates:
Sep. 15 - San Diego, CA - Brick By Brick
Sep. 16 - Hollywood, CA - Viper Room
Sep. 17 - San Francisco, CA - Thee Parkside
Sep. 18 - Portland, OR - Satyricon
Sep. 19 - Seattle, WA - Studio Seven
Sep. 20 - Chicago, IL - Double Door
Sep. 21 - Detroit, MI - Blondie's
Sep. 23 - Brooklyn, NY - Club Europa
Sep. 24 - Montreal, QC - Katacombes
Sep. 25 - Toronto, ON - Sneaky Dee's (without Kill the Client and Murder Construct)

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Lock Up Writing New Material

Lock Up, the extreme metal supergroup featuring Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates), Shane Embury (Napalm Death, Venomous Concept), Nick Barker (Cradle Of Filth, Testament, Exodus) and Anton Reisenegger (Pentagram, Criminal), have announced that they will not be hanging up the gloves just yet. The band have begun work on a brand new studio album and has announced three shows for later this year.

The tour dates are as follows: More...

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Venomous Concept Working On New Album

UK metal band VENOMOUS CONCEPT has issued the following studio update:

"Being the retards that we are we forgot to mention that on a day off on our recent European tour we recorded 6 new tracks..."

"We will be recording a few more tracks in the new year and plan to release a couple of splits with Wolfbrigade and Bruce banner from Sweden - this we are fucking excited about..."

"All being well VC will be back next year for some more shows in places we didn't get to last time - we had a lots of fun - its was back to the roots,old school style - it was a breath of fresh air"

"Expect a new VC album sometime next year also"

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Venomous Concept Updates Tour Schedule

Venomous Concept (featuring Danny Herrera and Shane Embury from Napalm Death and Kevin Sharp and Dan Lilker from Brutal Truth) have updated their November tour with the following string of dates:

11/3 EXIT CHMELNICE Prague
11/4 Volxhaus Klagenfurt
11/5 Pieffe Factory Gorizza
11/6 C.S. Zapata Genova
11/7 Init Club Rome
11/8 Magnolia Milan
11/9 Zizers Hollywood Club Chur
11/10 AJZ Bahndam Wermelskirchen
11/11 JC de Klinker Aarschot
11/12 Bastard Club Osnabrück
11/13 het bollwerk Sneek
11/14 DYNAMO EINDHOVEN
11/15 CAMDEN UNDERWORLD NIGHT CLUB LONDON, London and South East

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Venomous Concept Announces First U.K. Tour Date

Venomous Concept (featuring Danny Herrera and Shane Embury from Napalm Death and Kevin Sharp and Dan Lilker from Brutal Truth) are set to play their first U.K. show at the Camden Underworld in London on November 15th. Support will come from Cripple Bastards and All Will Suffer.

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Maryland Deathfest Announces 2 Replacement Bands

Maryland Deathfest has announced Cephalic Carnage and Cattle Decapitation as replacements for Enslaved, Keep of Kalessin, and Swallow The Sun, whose North American tour together was scrapped. One more band will be announced before January 1st.

Maryland Deathfest VII will take place on May 22-24, 2009, at Sonar, Baltimore, MD. Tickets are currently on sale.

Here is a curre?nt list of confirmed bands for the Maryland Deathfest 2009: More...

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Sigh To Embark On Tour, Releases Venom Tribute

Japanese black metal band SIGH's "A Tribute To Venom" was released yesterday via THE END RECORDS. Limited to one pressing, the album is available in three colors in a special collectible packaging that includes a 12" LP etched on side B along with a CD. The six-song tribute to legendary black metal band Venom features the bass work of Dan Lilker (Brutal Truth, Nuclear Assault) and Shane Embury (Napalm Death, Venomous Concept).

"A Tribute To Venom"'s opening track, "Black Metal," is available for download exclusively at Brooklyn Vegan.

The release of "A Tribute To Venom" comes with SIGH's first proper US tour just around the corner. Frontman Mirai Kawashima says, "We've played several times in the US before, but this is our first full US tour and we're really looking forward to it! This is going to be a great opportunity for our fans to see a full SIGH set. We hope to see all the SIGH fans out on tour as this has been a long time coming. We're going to play the songs off Hangman's Hymn and there will be lots of older songs in our set list -- and of course some Venom covers! Come see us or you will regret it forever!"

Here are the SIGH tour dates with UNEXPECT: More...

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Century Media Spring 2008 Sampler For Download

The Spring 2008 Century Media digital sampler is now available for DRM-free download here (requires free account/login). Included in the mix are artists such as Warrel Dane (Nevermore), Arch Enemy, Zimmers Hole, Suicide Silence, Terror, Stick To Your Guns, and many more.

Here is the complete tracklisting:

1. Suicide Silence - Green Monster (live from Paris)
2. Into Eternity - Time Immemorial
3. Warrel Dane - Messenger
4. Firewind - Mercenary Man
5. Zimmers Hole - When You Were Shouting At The Devil
6. Terror - Relentless Through and Through
7. Heaven Shall Burn - Endzeit
8. Embrace the End - Denim on Denim Hate Crime
9. Venomous Concept - Water Cooler
10. Despised Icon - A Fractured Hand
11. Stick To Your Guns - We're the Heart from the Heartless
12. Sworn Enemy - A Place Of Solace
13. Turisas - To Holmgard and Beyound
14. Warbringer - Combat Shock
15. In this Moment - Circles
16. Himsa - Unleasch Carnage
17. Arsonists Get All The Girls - Claiming Middle Age A Decade Early
18. Arch Enemy - Revolution Begins
19. Divine Heresy - Bleed The Fifth
20. Winds of Plague - The Impaler

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Sigh Comments On Fall U.S. Tour Plans

SIGH, who will embark on their first-ever North American headlining tour this September, has posted an update on their tour dates and what fans can expect from their live performance.

Frontman MIRAI KAWASHIMA says, "We've played several times in the U.S. before, but this is our first full U.S. tour and we're really looking forward to it! This is going to be a great opportunity for our fans to see a full SIGH set. As you know, we're are going out on the road with two great bands: ZIMMERS HOLE and UNEXPECT. I'm a fan of both bands and excited to share the stage with them. Be sure to check out all the tour dates online as there have been a few changes and additions. We hope to see all the SIGH fans out on tour as this has been a long time coming. We're going to play the songs off Hangman's Hymn and there will be lots of older songs in our set list -- and of course some Venom covers! Come see us or you will regret it forever!"

In other news, SIGH's upcoming six-song tribute to legendary black metal band VENOM, titled "Sigh's Tribute to Venom," will feature the bass work of Dan Lilker (BRUTAL TRUTH, NUCLEAR ASSAULT) and Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, VENOMOUS CONCEPT)

Here is the "Sigh's Tribute to Venom" tracklisting:

Black Metal
Schizo
Die Hard
Countess Bathory
Teacher's Pet
Witching Hour

The new album is scheduled for release this fall on THE END RECORDS to coincide with SIGH's headlining tour of North America with ZIMMERS HOLE and UNEXPECT. The tour dates are as follows: More...

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Sigh's Venom Tribute To Feature Lilker, Embury

SIGH's upcoming six-song tribute to legendaryblack metal band VENOM, titled "Sigh's Tribute to Venom," will featurethe bass work of Dan Lilker (BRUTAL TRUTH, NUCLEAR ASSAULT) and ShaneEmbury (NAPALM DEATH, VENOMOUS CONCEPT)

In an update from the band, singer MIRAI KAWASHIMA says: "We're excited to have these two guest musicians and friends of SIGH to take part in our tribute to VENOM. Their work has helped make the tracks stand out even more. Dan plays bass on "Countess Bathory," while Shane is on "Witching Hour." It sounds awesome!"

Here is "Sigh's Tribute to Venom" tracklisting:

Black Metal
Schizo
Die Hard
Countess Bathory
Teacher's Pet
Witching Hour

The recording line-up is as follows:

Mirai Kawashima: Bass, Organ, Backing Vocals
Satoshi Fujinami: Drums, Guitar
Shinichi Ishikawa: Guitar
Junichi Harashima: Drums
Dr. Mikannibal: Vocals

In other news, the band is preparing for their 8th full-length album that will be entitled "Scenes from Hell / Tempore Belli / Vanitas." Sigh will work with a real string quartet and some brass players on this effort.

The new album is scheduled for release this fall on THE END RECORDS to coincide with SIGH's headlining tour
of North America with ZIMMERS HOLE and UNEXPECT.

Here are the latest Sigh tour dates: More...

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Venomous Concept Posts New Song, Art, Tracklisting

Featuring such illustrious members as Shane Embury (guitar, Napalm Death), Kevin Sharp (vocals, Brutal Truth), Danny Lilker (bass, Brutal Truth, Nuclear Assault) and Danny Herrera (drums, Napalm Death), Venomous Concept are about to deliver a furious old school hardcore/punk assault with their second effort “Poisoned Apple”. Profiting from each band member’s long-time dedication and integrity in the field of extreme music, “Poisoned Apple” sounds as honest and convicted as it gets. You can now check out the album’s artwork as well as listen to the brand-new song “Water Cooler” at the band’s Century Media artist profile.

Here is Venomous Concept's “Poisoned Apple” track listing (running time of 33:59):

1. Drop Dead (2:07)
2. Toxic Kiss (0:55)
3. Life (1:47)
4. Water Cooler (2:58)
5. P.R.I. (1:32)
6. Artist Friendly (1:30)
7. A Case Of The Mondays (2:37)
8. Every Mother’s Son (1:54)
9. Workers Unite (1:39)
10. Half Full? (2:56)
11. Check Out (3:26)
12. White Devil (1:53)
13. Hero (2:39)
14. Three (1:17)
15. Screwball (1:48)
16. Chaos! (1:28)
17. Think? (1:33)

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