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Venom

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Newcastle, England
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1979
Genre:
NWOBHM/Black/Speed Metal
Lyrical themes:
Satan, Hell, Blood, Women, Metal
Current label:
Spinefarm Records
Years active:
1979 (as Guillotine), 1979-1993, 1995-2002, 2005-present
From left to right: Danté, Cronos and Rage.

Originally began as a 5-piece called Guillotine with Clive Archer on vocals, Alan Winston on bass and Cronos on rhythm guitar. Archer and Mantas met at a Judas Priest concert in 1979 which led to Archer and Abaddon (both of the band Oberon) joining Guillotine.

Cronos switched to bass when Alan Winston left the band a week before a gig - his decision ...
Current
Cronos Bass (1979-1987, 1995-2002, 2005-present), Guitars (rhythm) (1979), Vocals (1980-1987, 1995-2002, 2005-present)
See also: ex-Cronos, Metal All Stars, ex-Dwarfstar
Rage Guitars (2007-present)
See also: ex-Order of the Black Sun
Danté Drums (2009-present)
See also: Tony Martin, ex-Razorback (live), ex-Baileys Comet, ex-Guns 'n' Oatcakes, ex-Powerplay
Past
Alan Winston Bass (1979)
Abaddon Drums (1979-1992, 1995-1999)
See also: Abaddon, ex-Beneath, ex-Dryll, ex-Oberon
Mantas Guitars (1979-1985, 1989-1992, 1995-2002)
See also: M-pire of Evil, Mantas, ex-Warfare, ex-Last One Dying (live), ex-Dryll, ex-Scooter (live)
Jesus Christ Vocals (1979-1980)
See also: ex-Oberon
Mykus Guitars (1987, 2005-2007)
See also: Goatreign, ex-Altered Dominance, ex-Cronos, ex-The Killing, ex-Carcass (live), ex-Cathedral (live)
Jimmy Clare Guitars (1987)
See also: Jimmy Clare, The Ballbreakers, ex-Cronos, ex-Hardline, ex-Hellfire, ex-Wet Dream
War Machine Guitars (1989-1991)
See also: ex-XLR8R, ex-Mantas
Demolition Man Vocals, Bass (1989-1992)
See also: Atomkraft, M-pire of Evil, ex-Mantas
V.X.S. Keyboards (1991-1992)
See also: Trevor Sewell Band
War Maniac Guitars (1992)
See also: ex-War Machine, ex-Atomkraft
Antton Drums (1999-2002, 2005-2009)
See also: Def Con One, ex-M-pire of Evil, ex-Nu-Future Cowboys, ex-Sanitys Edge
Past (Live)
Les Cheetham Guitars (1985)
See also: ex-Avenger
Dave Irwin Guitars (1985)
See also: Fist
Cronos Bass (1979-1987, 1995-2002, 2005-present), Guitars (rhythm) (1979), Vocals (1980-1987, 1995-2002, 2005-present)
See also: ex-Cronos, Metal All Stars, ex-Dwarfstar
Rage Guitars (2007-present)
See also: ex-Order of the Black Sun
Danté Drums (2009-present)
See also: Tony Martin, ex-Razorback (live), ex-Baileys Comet, ex-Guns 'n' Oatcakes, ex-Powerplay
Alan Winston Bass (1979)
Abaddon Drums (1979-1992, 1995-1999)
See also: Abaddon, ex-Beneath, ex-Dryll, ex-Oberon
Mantas Guitars (1979-1985, 1989-1992, 1995-2002)
See also: M-pire of Evil, Mantas, ex-Warfare, ex-Last One Dying (live), ex-Dryll, ex-Scooter (live)
Jesus Christ Vocals (1979-1980)
See also: ex-Oberon
Mykus Guitars (1987, 2005-2007)
See also: Goatreign, ex-Altered Dominance, ex-Cronos, ex-The Killing, ex-Carcass (live), ex-Cathedral (live)
Jimmy Clare Guitars (1987)
See also: Jimmy Clare, The Ballbreakers, ex-Cronos, ex-Hardline, ex-Hellfire, ex-Wet Dream
War Machine Guitars (1989-1991)
See also: ex-XLR8R, ex-Mantas
Demolition Man Vocals, Bass (1989-1992)
See also: Atomkraft, M-pire of Evil, ex-Mantas
V.X.S. Keyboards (1991-1992)
See also: Trevor Sewell Band
War Maniac Guitars (1992)
See also: ex-War Machine, ex-Atomkraft
Antton Drums (1999-2002, 2005-2009)
See also: Def Con One, ex-M-pire of Evil, ex-Nu-Future Cowboys, ex-Sanitys Edge
Past
Les Cheetham Guitars (1985)
See also: ex-Avenger
Dave Irwin Guitars (1985)
See also: Fist
Added by: xSpinalTartx Modified by: Cursarion
Added on: 2002-07-17 19:36:16 Last modified on: 2014-12-13 12:28:59
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