Venom Prison Reveal Collaboration With The Hundreds
Streetwear brand The Hundreds have teamed up with death metallers Venom Prison for a limited range of exclusive apparel designed by Mark Riddick, who has previously worked with Suicide Silence, The Black Dahlia Murder, Dying Fetus and Autopsy.
“Venom Prison are continually inspired by people doing great things with multiple mediums,” say the band. “Collaborating with The Hundreds has been a bucket list realised for our first venture into streetwear. We are inspired by The Hundreds and their work within fashion and editorial, and we hope their influence on culture, whether it’s skate or punk lasts a lifetime.
“Bringing in one of our favourite current artists, Mark Riddick, into the fold to be on artwork duties for this collaboration was the final missing piece to this unholy collaboration.”
Bobby Hundreds, CEO of The Hundreds, was first introduced to Venom Prison by Prosthetic Records founder EJ Johantgen and instantly fell in love.
“Having grown up in the ‘90s worshipping metal-infused hardcore, Venom Prison is the yin to my yang, speaking to hardcore-infused metal in a way that bridges generations,” said Bobby.
“Also, consider Larissa Stupar’s presence as a woman singer in a death metal band. Her very existence in this male-dominated music culture is a political statement. And, so I was further engaged to Venom Prison because of Larissa’s hard stances against social causes I align with: speaking out against misogyny, rape culture, and racism. Death metal rarely makes an inroads in streetwear, but progressive opinions and outspokenness are the undercurrent of our culture. So, The Hundreds and Venom Prison asked our mutual friend and favourite artist, Mark Riddick, to set our relationship in stone. This is The Hundreds x Venom Prison by Mark Riddick.”
You can buy the Venom Prison x The Hundreds shirt and hoodie now from The Hundreds website.
Venom Prison’s new album Samsara is out now via Prosthetic Records.
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