Venom Prison: The Private Hell Of Metal’s Most Important Voice
Larissa Stupar is perhaps the most important voice in extreme music, channeling an often painful, always extraordinary life into her work at the head of Venom Prison. The death metal quintet’s second record, Samsara, is 2019’s most ferocious album. And as an exercise in catharsis, it doesn’t come more real than this…
Plus, to celebrate this week’s cover treat your walls with our lovely Venom Prison art print, too!
Elsewhere in the mag this week: Frank Iero introduces a new era for his band (and a new album, too), Andy Black goes under the K! Interview microscope in a deep and career-spanning chat, Dexter Holland and Noodles of The Offspring relive Smash on its 25th anniversary, and we go access-all-areas on I Prevail’s Paranoid video shoot.
In the reviews section, meanwhile, All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth and blink-182’s Mark Hoppus join forces as Simple Creatures for a six-song EP of infectious, grimy pop, and LA bad boys Mötley Crüe take The Dirt to the silver screen. On the live front, Slayer say goodbye while Ghost ascend at Download Festival in Sydney, and As It Is make an emotional comeback to their seaside hometown.
All this and more is available in the new issue of Kerrang! – which you can get anywhere in the world when you order online through Newsstand. But for UK residents, it hits the shops son Wednesday, March 27 from all good newsagents.
A video has surfaced of Deftones playing one of their earliest hits in a tiny Sacramento club.