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Venomous Maximus

VENOMOUS MAXIMUS is an explosive, unbridled force. Possessing an

uncanny songwriting sense, fearless innovation, a wealth of technical ability and

a bottomless pool of raw talent and creativity, VENOMOUS MAXIMUS is

unarguably one of the most exciting new bands to form in the last 10 years.

VENOMOUS MAXIMUS calls its distinctive sound “Dark Heavy Metal.” The

band’s music combines intense, unabashed metal riffing that locks into heavy

rock grooves featuring interjected dual leads and surprisingly darkened

atmospheres. Add to it the distinctive voice of towering front man Gregg

Higgins, and the reason for the band’s success becomes instantaneously clear.

Since its formation in 2010, VENOMOUS MAXIMUS -- Gregg Higgins

(Vocals, Guitar), Christian Larson (Guitar), Trevi Biles (Bass) and Bongo

(Drums) -- has risen to the top of the music scene in the country's third-largest

city, winning back-to-back-to-back titles at the Houston Press Music Awards as

Houston's Best Metal Band. VENOMOUS’ most recent album, Beg Upon the

Light, hit with adamantine force, and has met to widespread celebration, being

called "Lovecraftian" and a "masterpiece" by Metal Injection, "mayhem without

mercy" by Decibel and  "super-thick occult doom" by Rhapsody. Not only did Beg

Upon the Light put the quartet on the map, it proved once and for all that

VENOMOUS MAXIMUS' sound and vision defied categorization.

A live powerhouse, VENOMOUS MAXIMUS has toured the U.S. as hand-

picked guests of metal legends DOWN, HIGH ON FIRE and PENTAGRAM and

has created a huge buzz as part of both Austin's SXSW and Fun Fun

Fun festivals. VENOMOUS MAXIMUS consistently blows the doors off every

venue in its touring path, leaving a whole new contingent of music fans

awestruck and hungry for more with each and every live performance.

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