NewsNovember 4, 2021 3:56 PM ET1,595 views

Venom Prison debut first new song and video from new album

Venom Prison

Andy Ford

Venom Prison have unveiled "Judges of the Underworld," the first single from their forthcoming album, Erebos, which arrives on February 2 through Century Media Records. The track and its Thomas Coe Brooker-directed video can be experienced below.

The band comments: "'Judges Of The Underworld' deals with the crippling reality of people who face incarceration, who oftentimes are followed by violence over a lifetime. This violence can present itself as a dominating factor in a context of structural poverty and racial inequality, creating roles in an individual's  life where they are not only the victim, but also witness and offender at different times in different situations. But the violence we address in our courts and prisons is judged out of social context and can therefore not lead to a fair and personalised resolution for people who are stuck in a cycle of violence and systematic oppression.

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"It was important for us to visualise this feeling of isolation, anxiety and repeated violence in the music video for 'Judges Of The Underworld' and the idea was to show an individual that is stripped down to their basic needs and instincts. Consumed by their helplessness to navigate in an everyday situation, feeling isolated within themselves whilst going under in a sea of people that face similar conditions. This is where Thomas Coe Brooker comes in as a director and cinematographer, with his unique eye for detail he was able to bring out this combative helplessness and aggressiveness of said individual. He was able to convey the feeling of being alone in a crowd, suffering the same fate as many others, where isolation becomes your existence and a vicious cycle of your life at the hands of systematic violence."

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evil_hero 201 days ago

they almost called it toxin jail. but that didn't sound as bad


evil_hero 201 days ago

"'Judges Of The Underworld' deals with the crippling reality of people who face incarceration, who oftentimes are followed by violence over a lifetime." lmfaaaoooo oh yeah? the 5 whitest people who ever existed and probably would cry at a traffic ticket are writing music about violent incarceration. piss off


anonymous 201 days ago

Holy f*ck, I'm not reading that.


anonymous 201 days ago

This female is so smart and so aware it's breathtaking. I mean, look at the uncontrollable amounts of violence and assault in poor Vietnamese, Thai, and Chinese areas. It's insane. Walk 10 mins from the centres of Saigon or Bangkok and there's nothing but ultra violent ghettos, gang shootings and mass gangs rampaging into stores and stealing trainers and cigarettes. Females like her should be awarded for her bravery and concern by being given a 1 way flight to Liberia, The Congo, or Somalia so she's far far far away from this vile system that penalises innocent Asians.


anonymous 201 days ago

They made sure to wear there most Blue collar attire to make it seem like they know what they are talking about. shit still have the tags on it


anonymous 201 days ago

Guys, lead singer for Chemical Toilet here. Make sure you check out our new song. It's called Judges of the Underwear and it's about this guy named Brandon taking a dump in his pants at the Vatican and about pooping your pants in front of the pope. It's a real banger yo.


would_rather 201 days ago

would rather ingest venom than click this shit


anonymous 201 days ago

Yaawwwwwnn


anonymous 200 days ago

Holy f*ck I wish I hadn't clicked on that. I know we all joke around on here, bashing everything that comes out and how bad it all is, even when it isn't true, but this is f*cking awful. Who decided this band is worth reporting on and sharing? There are far more talented bands out there who deserve the headlines but remain unknown.


anonymous 200 days ago

Wokecore! Flush this garbage.


anonymous 200 days ago

these jerkoffs look like they've never picked up a slab of sheetrock before


anonymous 200 days ago

A bunch of people who have never been incarcerated lecturing others on what it's like to be incarcerated. Fantastic


anonymous 200 days ago

I tried to watch the video. I made it 43 seconds. Musically, this song is a total rip-off of Dethklok. Makes sense. These jackasses learned about metal from Adult Swim.


anonymous 200 days ago

holy shit Buzz word quota filled


anonymous 200 days ago

It's better than all the other crap he been posting lately


anonymous 200 days ago

Singer eats muff in prison


anonymous 200 days ago

A bunch of people who have never been incarcerated lecturing others on what it's like to be incarcerated. Fantastic I'll give you a second to figure out why your comment is dumb before I rip you open


anonymous 200 days ago

Liberal bullshit


anonymous 200 days ago

Lol some real dummy cucks on here. Everybody knows the incarceration system is horrible and it rarely rehabilitates. You don't need to be Danny Diablo to express that. You are failing hard on this one


anonymous 200 days ago

How did they get Lord Ezec to star in vid?


anonymous 200 days ago

It's better than all the other crap he been posting lately ^^^^^^^ Fake news. "Limp Bizkit Still Sucks" is the best album of the decade.


anonymous 200 days ago

anonymous 40 minutes ago A bunch of people who have never been incarcerated lecturing others on what it's like to be incarcerated. Fantastic I'll give you a second to figure out why your comment is dumb before I rip you open 40 minutes later and no one was ripped open. Nice try soy boy


anonymous 200 days ago

this song is about the torment harvey weinstein has to endure while in prison. sad!


anonymous 200 days ago

Venom Toilet


anonymous 200 days ago

"'Judges Of The Underworld' deals with the crippling reality of people who face incarceration, who oftentimes are followed by violence over a lifetime." You mean like the members of Decapitated who were wrongfully incarcerated for something they didn't do and you guys threw them under the bus for a couple likes on Facebook? Also f*ck off with this "cycles of violence" shit. You're Brits, your yearly murder rate is the only thing lower than your first week sales numbers.


anonymous 200 days ago

what a terrible attempt to rip off a scene almost decades ago you weren't even near a part of. your hxc band was trash too. people don't forget


anonymous 200 days ago

"'Judges Of The Underworld' deals with the crippling reality of people who face incarceration, who oftentimes are followed by violence over a lifetime." You mean like the members of Decapitated who were wrongfully incarcerated for something they didn't do and you guys threw them under the bus for a couple likes on Facebook? Also f*ck off with this "cycles of violence" shit. You're Brits, your yearly murder rate is the only thing lower than your first week sales numbers. ----- THANK YOU for posting this. The cowardice of this piece of shit sjw band will not be forgotten. Decapitated f*cking owns them in every aspect.


anonymous 200 days ago

This band is good, the music is sick. incels are mad cause there's a woman in the band. But I don't give a f*ck about a press release, just show me the song





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