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Enter Venus - Single Review: I'm Gonna Getcha

26 Apr 2018 // A review by Kerry Monaghan

Enter Venus is a recently created, original solo project by an Auckland based musician, Erik Graham.

First off, Enter Venus is labelled as 'Sinister Rock' a brilliant genre term because it’s exactly that.

If you’re still wondering what that is, think Marilyn Manson meets Nine Inch Nails with a hearty blend of Rob Zombie and dark, ominous imagery that invokes deep thinking and something quite different from some mainstream rock music.

I’m Gonna Getcha is the first single release from Enter Venus and if you’re a fan of any of the above bands and artists, then you’re in for a treat.

It’s beautifully dark, catchy and heavy in all the right places, and of course, lyrically compelling and well produced (both the single and its accompanying video).

In the words of Erik himself, he describes Enter Venus as an ‘artistic expression and love of anti-heroes, horror films and psychology’ So, if that still hasn’t got you excited about future releases of Enter Venus, then where is your head at?

Seriously though, this is worth checking out, and fun fact, Erik is also a member of the Nirvana Tribute, Lounge Apes, Funkadelic Monks, and owner/operator of Headcage Studios in West Auckland, so do yourself a favour and go check out Enter Venus, you won’t be disappointed.


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