Sons of Satan (CD)


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Venom are an English extreme metal band formed in 1979 in Newcastle upon Tyne. Coming to prominence towards the end of the new wave of British heavy metal, Venom's first two albums Welcome to Hell (1981) and Black Metal ( are considered a major influence on thrash metal and extreme metal in general. Venom's second album proved influential enough that its title was used as the name of the extreme metal subgenre of black metal. The band classic line up trio of Cronos, Mantas and Abaddon recorded two further studio albums At War With Satan (1984) and Possessed (1985) and live album Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (1986).

Often cited by bands such as Metallica, Behemoth, Celtic Frost and Mayhem as major influences, they are one of the most revered bands of their generation . Venom are still fronted by original singer/bassist Cronos and headline festivals all over the globe and continue to release new music. Sons Of Satan is collection of the bands early demo material from the period 1979 to 1983

Fifteen previously unreleased tracks from Venom’s formative years

New sleevenotes featuring new interviews with Cronos, Mantas and Abaddon

Rare and unseen photos from the band’s early years.

Release date: 28th August, 2020

Track listing

1. Angel Dust (Church Hall Rehearsals 1979)
2. Buried Alived (Church Hall Rehearsals 1979)
3. Raise the Dead (Church Hall Rehearsals 1979)
4. Red Light Fever (Church Hall Rehearsals 1979)
5. Venom (Church Hall Rehearsals 1979)
6. Sons of Satan (1980 Impulse Studios £50 Demo 
7. In League With Satan (1980 Impulse Studios --£50 Demo
8. Angel Dust (1980 Impulse Studios --£50 Demo Recordings
9. Live Like an Angel (Die Like a Devil) (1980 Impulse Studios --£50 Demo Recordings
10. Schizo (1980 Impulse Studios --£50 Demo Recordings
11. Venom (1980 Impulse Studios --£50 Demo Recordings
12. Angel Dust (Impulse Studio Demo Session 1980
13. Raise the Dead (Impulse Studio Demo Session 1980)
14. Red Light Fever (Impulse Studio Demo Session 1980
15. At War With Satan (1983 Impulse Studio 2 At War Demos)

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