German post-hardcore experience Venues have release
“With ‘Reflections‘ we describe the process of self-knowledge: When you realize over time that you’re the only one who can really help you and you are held up to a mirror until you’re able to accept and understand what you’re seeing in it. Because that’s the only way you can surpass yourself.” – Lela (vocals)
From the depths of their deepest crisis, Venues emerge victoriously, welcoming two new members – clean vocalist Lela and guitarist Valentin. When former vocalist Nyves quit the band mid-tour, following the release of their pivotal debut Aspire (2018), the modern metal juggernaut was shaken to the bone.
Despite this, the remaining members refused to give up and tirelessly searched for new talent. Following guitarist Constantin witnessin
Venues went into the studio with producer Christoph Wieczorek (Annisokay) to record Solace, who coated their massive sound with a metallic alloy of remarkable precision.
“We wanted to be more metal,” Robin comments.“There were some pop sensibilities of Aspire we wanted to replace with rather the opposite.”
Melody and punch-drunk heaviness, metal and alternative rock, zeitgeist and authenticity, barbed choruses and unleashed creativity: with their soaring sophomore release, Venues fulfill every single promise they gave on Aspire.
“2020 showed all of us how much the band is helping us keep our sanity,” vocalist Robin muses.
It’s a big leap, going from Aspire to Solace, and it’