Venom Inc. Offer Hymn to the Dark Lord in New Song ‘Avé Satanas’
WARNING: This lyric video contains nudity and is NSFW.
We’re just over one month away from getting the first album from Venom Inc. featuring original Venom members Mantas (guitar) and Abaddon (drums) alongside Tony ‘Demolition Man’ Dolan, who fronted the group for three years. With “Dein Fleisch” being the first glimpse at the Avé record, the band has offered up another preview with the new track “Avé Satanas.”
The seven-minute cut mostly maintains the same tempo, opening with a dirge-like lead before tearing into a muscular Tony Iommi-esque riff (think “I” off Dehumanizer). The rollicking groove gives way before the chorus, featuring more dissonant guitar work before returning the the feature riff, which never feels played out despite dominating a large portion of the song’s runtime.
Demolition Man commented on “Avé Satanas,” exclaiming, “This is the salute to you all… from our dark hearts to your good black souls… the earth is ours and Lucifer walks with us. We hail our master, we hail our Lord! We present ourselves to you… AVÉ SATANAS! Welcome to hell you sons (and daughters) of SATAN!”
Avé will see an Aug. 11 release through Nuclear Blast and pre-orders are avilable now through the label’s webstore. Fans can explore a multitude of options, including shirt and poster bundles, colored and splatter vinyl as well as traditional black vinyl and more.
Prior to tracking their debut album under the Venom Inc. moniker, the band built up a strong following after touring the world, performing classic Venom material along with select songs from the Demolition Man era. They’ll hit the road starting Sept. 1, pummeling North America alongside Goatwhore, Toxic Holocaust and The Convalescence on the ‘Blood Stained Earth’ tour. For a list of all stops, head to this location.
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