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Venia
Venia hardcore
Information
Origin:

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Genre:

Hardcore punk, Metalcore

Years active:

2006-2012, 2018

Labels:
Associated Acts:

Torn

Former members:

Chad Urich
Ben Kocinski
Ben Beecken
John McCully Jr.
Matt Norris
Mat Roberts
Chanse Goetz
Matt Bakken

Venia was a metallic hardcore punk band that began in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the United States. The band began in 2006 but ultimately disbanded in 2012.[1] The band was slated to perform a 2018 concert, however, the show date was changed due to an emergency and the band could not make the secondary date. The band was signed to Blood & Ink Records.[2] The band's final release featured former Strongarm Vocalist Jason Berggren.[3][4]

Members Edit

Last Known Lineup

  • Chad Urich - Vocals (2006-2012)
  • Ben Kocinski - Guitars (2006-2012)
  • John McCully Jr. - Guitars
  • Chanse Goetz - Bass (2010-2012)[5]
  • Matt Bakken - Drums (2006-2012)

Former

  • Ben Beecken - Guitars
  • Matt Norris - Bass
  • Mat Roberts - Bass, Vocals, Keyboards

Discography Edit

Studio albums

  • Convictions (2008)
  • Frozen Hands (2009)

EPs

  • Find the Truth (2007)
  • I've Lost All Faith In Myself (2010)

Music videos

  • "Crux" (2011)[6]

References Edit

  1. "Venia breaking up". Lambgoat. February 21, 2012. Retrieved on October 23, 2018.
  2. Ken (December 29, 2010). "Venia: True Faith and Hardcore Dancing". Highwire Daze. Retrieved on October 23, 2018.
  3. Habisch, Nick (March 2011). "January/February/March 2011 - HM Magazine". HM Magazine. Retrieved on October 23, 2018.
  4. Suarez, Gary (March 4, 2011)."BLEEDER'S DIGEST: HARDCORE 7" REVIEWS OF DEFEATER, HARDSIDE, NO VALUES, AND VENIA". Metal Sucks. Retrieved on October 23, 2018.
  5. Kocinski, Ben (December 8, 2010). "Interview: Venia". Indie Vision Music. Interview with Steve. Retrieved on October 23, 2018.
  6. Suarez, Gary (August 15, 2011). "EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: VENIA'S CRUX". MetalSucks. Retrieved on October 23, 2018.
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