British black metal pioneers VENOM have been confirmed for the Christmas Metal Festival, set to take place November 25-26 at Stadthalle in Lichtenfels, Germany.
Commented VENOM vocalist/bassist Conrad “Cronos” Lant: “I know were supposed to be just working on the new album release, etc., but c’mon, some of our most hardcore legions are German. How the fuck am I supposed to resist a show like this? And also, when you see the lineup of bands who will be playing, what a killer festival. It’s gonna be an amazing show for everyone. Hell fuckin’ yeah.”
The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):
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VENOM’s new album, “Fallen Angels”, has had its release date pushed back to the “Halloween period” (October/November) via Universal Music. The CD was mixed with producer Tom Belton at his London studio and will contain 13 new “classics.” The band is also in the process of making a promotional video for one of the new songs, as well as finalizing live DVD footage.