Venom Prison / European Tour announced for early 2021 plus new album details

18 September 2020

Birmingham, England, 22 January 2021 marks the beginning of the Venom Prison European Tour which will include 22 dates, across eight countries. Support for the tour comes from Creeping Death and Leeched.

The band told MetalTalk: “As the COVID-19 situation took hold throughout the world this year, it has given us some time away to produce, write and take part in new outlets such as live streaming.

“Whilst we have enjoyed these new experiences, our hearts will always be with performing live. It is what we do and nothing can ever change that.

“We are pleased to announce the following tour as a restart to our touring life, with Creeping Death & Leeched.

“Whilst every endeavour will be made to conduct the tour safely, it will only be taking place if circumstances allow for a safe scenario for everyone.

“I hope you are like us and would like something positive to look forward to, so we will hopefully see you out on the road in a new world.

“The grind must not stop.”

Venom Prison will release ‘Primeval’, an eleven track album containing two new tracks and nine re-recordings of songs from their early EP releases.

The band told us: “Primeval is a snapshot of the earlier days of Venom Prison, simpler times where we locked ourselves in a room for days on end to create the early incarnation of what would be our first collection of songs.

“Our first release/demo ‘Defy The Tyrant’ was subsequently born and we never thought this would lead onto being picked up by Prosthetic Records or touring the world.

“This became a starting gun for touring and festivals in between the studio to write, including what would become ‘The Primal Chaos’.

“Given the current climate and the global pandemic situation, we felt it was appropriate to package together our early material so that it is presented in a form of how it was always intended. This is what you hear now.

“Our previous EP’s plus two new tracks to give you an idea of what is to come in future.

“Our new chapter awaits, the grind must continue.”

Dates line up as follows:
Fri 22nd Jan – UK, BIRMINGHAM Castle & Falcon
Sat 23rd Jan – UK, LEEDS Key Club
Sun 24th Jan – UK, GLASGOW G2
Mon 25th Jan – UK, MANCHESTER Rebellion
Tue 26th Jan – UK, NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms
Wed 27th Jan – UK, BRISTOL The Fleece
Thu 28th Jan – UK, SOUTHAMPTON Joiners
Fri 29th Jan – UK, LONDON Underworld
Sat 30th Jan – NETHERLANDS, TILBURG Little Devil
Sun 31st Jan – GERMANY, HAMBURG Hafenklang
Mon 1st Feb – GERMANY, LEIPZIG Neumanns
Tue 2nd Feb – POLAND, WARSAW Poglos
Wed 3rd Feb – GERMANY, HANNOVER Faust
Thu 4th Feb – GERMANY, KESSEL Goldgrube
Fri 5th Feb – GERMANY, BERLIN Cassiopeia
Sat 6th Feb – CZECH REPUBLIC, OSTRAVA Barrak Music Club
Sun 7th Feb – AUSTRIA, VIENNA Viper Room
Mon 8th Feb – GERMANY, MUNICH Backstage
Tue 9th Feb – SWITZERLAND, AARAU Kiff
Wed 10th Feb – GERMANY, KÖLN MTC
Thu 11th Feb – GERMANY, KARLSRUHE Stadtmitte
Fri 12th Feb – BELGIUM, HASSELT Muziekodroom
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