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Slow down as you approach the gate, and have your change ready....
Label: Bombworks Records
Length: 5 tracks/ 25:02
Hailing from Finland, Venia boasts strong female lead vocals and an exciting melodic/metal style. This young act’s newest release is a five song EP that, while lacking in some polish, does a good job of showcasing what makes Venia stand out.
In Our Weakness is
a mixed bag of impressive aspects of the band and others that need further
development. The band is nearly fantastic at times; “The Path” applies
thrash and screaming to their core style to great effect, and “Illusion,”
while too simplistic lyrically, features a powerful melody and guitar work.
The violin in “No More” feels drowned out by the thundering guitars and
thus fails to capture and further express the emotion of the song; tied
with the overly simple lyrics, “No More” ends the record as an unfortunate
Jonathan Avants 12/29/05