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Venom Prison have announced the cancellation of all their upcoming 2022 gigs, as Larissa Stupar focusses on motherhood.
The vocalist welcomed her baby into the world in March this year, and has now shared in a statement that, in trying to keep the band going at this time, she was "being too ambitious and was putting too much pressure on myself to make things happen while navigating motherhood for the very first time".
Read Larissa's full statement below:
"It is with great sadness that we’d like to inform you that we decided to cancel all our upcoming performances for 2022.
"During my pregnancy I have made plans to make festivals and shows possible for Venom Prison. I have now realised that I was being too ambitious and was putting too much pressure on myself to make things happen while navigating motherhood for the very first time.
"Ash, Ben, Mike and Joe have worked really hard to return back onstage while trying to accommodate my situation. And I am very grateful for their support and understanding. We really tried but my son and family need me full time at the moment.
"We are going to focus on the creative side of things for now before we can start playing shows again. This means we have more new material on the horizon and other positives to focus on."
Best of luck with everything, Venom Prison, and we can't wait to hear new music when you're ready!
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