VENOM Split With Guitarist Mykvs; Replacement Announced
January 29, 2007, 12 years ago
UK black metal legends VENOM have issued the following update:"Venom kick off 2007 with the news that a guitarist known as Rage has joined the band in place of Mykvs (Mike Hickey), personal unavoidable commitments in the US have forced Mykvs to announce that he cannot commit 100% to Venom's 2007 schedule.
Rage (La Rage), has already been working in the Studio with the band who are currently recording new demos for their next album.
"He's a proper metalhead", said (drummer Antony) Antton (Lant), "it's great hearing the way he incorporates dive bombs into the riffs, it really reminds me of a certain former original member, he is quite an enigma".
The band are also rehearsing and recording the tracks for the live set and plan to announce some concert dates soon, they'll also be uploading some new recorded samples to the website."
More new band photos can be found here.