Venom (band)

English heavy metal band

Venom are a black metal band from Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The band was formed in 1979. Venom is considered to be (one of) the first Black Metal bands.

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Venom at Hellfest Summer Open Air in 2008
Background information
OriginNewcastle upon Tyne, England
GenresSpeed metal, thrash metal, first wave black metal, hardcore punk
Years active1979–1993, 1995–present
LabelsNeat, Filmtrax, Under One Flag, SPV, Sanctuary/Castle, Universal
La Rage
Past member(s)See: List of Venom band members

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