On April 24th M:Pire Of Evil, featuring Jeff “Mantas” Dunn (guitars) and Tony “Demolition Man” Dolan and best known as members of Venom during the band’s Prime Evil era, performed at the Keep It True 2015 festival in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany with drummer Abaddon as Venom Inc. The band has been touring extensively through 2015, and Dolan has checked in with the following update:
“Warning – Attention: We are NOT – repeat NOT – playing Colombia. The band playing are NOT sanctioned by us as official, don’t be fooled! Our legitimate dates are all on our Facebook page and our official website, VenomInc.com. All of our South American dates are published and Colombia is NOT one of them. Many thanx.”
Venom Inc.’s Latin American tour schedule is as follows:
December 5 – La Caldera Del Infierno – San Juan, Puerto Rico 6 – Mundo Loco – San José, Costa Rica 11 – Sports Bar Corona – Tampico, Mexico 13 – Kmazu Premier – Santiago, Chile 15 – Cine Theatro Ypiranga – Porto Alegre, Brazil 17 – Rock Experience – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 18 – John Bull Pub – Curitiba, Brazil 20 – Bar da Montanha – Limeira, Brazil
Fan-filmed video of Venom Inc.’s live debut earlier this year can be viewed below:
BraveWords received the following exclusive press release just prior to the Venom Inc. performance at Keep It True 2015:
“After more than 20 years and for reasons that will become apparent, along with repeated fan requests, we introduce…
Venom Inc. – Iron And Steel
Following on from the much acclaimed Prime Evil album era and in the great tradition of Venom, the three protagonists continue to brew the cauldron… Mantas, The Demolition Man and Abaddon are BACK!
This absolute powerhouse of metal are set to bring you all that was/is and will be Venomously brutal and exciting. It is time to set the record straight and give back what was lost.
Welcome to the beginning of the end!!!”
Venom Inc.’s original incarnation as Venom released three albums between 1989 and 1992 featuring Dolan in place of original frontman Cronos: Prime Evil (1989), Temples Of Ice (1991) and The Waste Lands (1992). Dolan and Mantas have been working together for the last few years under the moniker M:Pire Of Evil, playing Venom classics as part of their live set.