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Venomous: With cover of Rolling Stones classic song!

Venomous – Paint It Black

Brazilian melodic death metal band Venomous is back and shares the new single, the version of the Rolling Stones classic Paint It Black. The track features Mayara Puertas, lead singer of Torture Squad, and this is a tribute to a classic that turns 56 years old in 2022.

Paint It Black was recorded in 1966 by the English Rolling Stones, and as the year went by, it gained versions by several artists – from rock to rap and R&B. The song, a songwriting partnership by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, is a timeless song with Indian, Middle Eastern and Eastern European influences that features lyrics about grief and loss.

Venomous presents a versatile sound, uniting classic and modern metal with Brazilian regional rhythms, where the songs bring fast riffs and grooves cadenced with a lot of weight and aggression, revisiting the band’s roots and bringing new characteristics. The band is back with a new lineup and excited about the release of “Paint it Black” and the resumption of their activities and shows in Brazil.

Launched to the world in mid-2018, the band Venomous shows itself as a new force in Brazilian metal, having performed more than 80 shows in 10 countries, taking the stage alongside the bands Vader, Claustrofobia, Woslom, Richie Ramone, Tim Ripper Owens and Max and Iggor Cavalera. The range of styles and aspects that the band distinguishes, makes the performance on stage original and dynamic, and creating an interaction with the audience in an aggressive, but still, natural way.

Venomous has in its discography the debut album entitled Defiant, which was very well accepted by the specialized critics, being among the best Brazilian albums of 2018. In 2019 they release the Black Embrace” marking a new phase of the band, showing its evolution musical and yielding great shows in Europe.

To promote the latest EP, the band released the single Unity, as a music video in December 2020. Completing the EP, the re-recordings of the songs Trinity (2018) and Duality (2019), and the song Eerie Land are presented premiered exclusively at Metal Hammer Portugal. Tribus premiered exclusively in Decibel Magazine and received great reviews from the international press.

Lineup:

Tigas Pereira (Vocals)

May Puertas (Vocals & Keys)

Ivan Landgraf (Guitars)

Renato Castro (Bass)

Lucas Prado (Drums)

Produced by: Venomous & Rogerio Wecko. Recording: Dual Noise StudiosMixing and Mastering: Rogerio Wecko. Cover Art: Ricardo Bancalero. Photography: Leonardo Benaci.

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Mitt hovedfokus er musikk som er basert på progressiv tenking. Jeg er på ingen måte ensporet innen musikksmak, i likhet med intensjonen bak prog. Sjangerbegrepet er egentlig temmelig uinteressant annet enn til å gi en pekepinn om hva slags musikk det er snakk om i en anmeldelse. Jeg søker god musikk for å utfordre meg som lytter. God musikk til å trigge mine musikalske smaksløker, og til å sette i gang mine refleksjoner. Da er sjansen stor for at jeg utvikler meg og lærer, noe som bør være drivstoff for et hvert menneske. Fordi det å lære og utvikle seg er noe som tilfører livet en nødvendig porsjon "krydder". Slikt krydderet finner man blant annet i musikk. Ikke overraskende mener jeg at progressiv musikk har den fineste "smaken". På den annen side kan musikk med eller uten progressive elementer være godt nok til hverdags. Til fest derimot holder bare rendyrket prog! Må jo også få med at jeg rimelig kritisk, og jeg mener at det lages mye prog som er i beste fall uinteressant, og faktisk mye som er pinlig dårlig. Heldigvis oppveies dette av ekstremt dyktige aktører som for eksempel: Flower Kings, Mostly Autumn og White Willow, for å nevne noen tilfeldig valgte.
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