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Venom to Unleash 14th Studio Album ‘From the Very Depths’

Venom
Spinefarm

The upcoming record, 'From the Very Depths,' has been locked in for a Jan. 27 street date via Spinefarm Records.

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Filed Under: Category: Metal, New Albums, News

Record Company’s Vulgar Rejection Letter to Venom Unveiled

Venom
Venomslegions.com / Tim Tronckoe

Venom are one of the most influential bands in metal history. Their second album, 1982's 'Black Metal,' helped spawn an entire subgenre. However, their 1981 debut 'Welcome To Hell' was released on Neat Records after Venom were apparently rudely rejected by EMI in a vulgar letter (see it below).

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No. 24: Venom, ‘Welcome to Hell’ – Best Debut Metal Albums

Chuck Schuldiner / Ozzy Osbourne / James Hetfield

There is perhaps no debut album that influenced all types of extreme metal more monumentally than Venom's 'Welcome to Hell.' The British act's first record helped spark the metal sub-genres of thrash metal, death metal and black metal all at once and completely by accident.

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Black Sabbath vs. Venom – March Metal Madness 2013, Round 1

Black Sabbath vs. Venom

In our first head-to-head battle in the Headbanger Region, we've got arguably the heaviest records on the planet at their time of release, but will one be voted the greatest metal album of all time? They face each other for a chance to move into Round 2 of Loudwire's March Metal Madness 2013.

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