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Band Members:

Venrez - Lead Vocals
Jason Womack - Guitar, backing vocals
Alex Kane - Guitar
Mike Bradford - Bass
Ed Davis - Drums

The way that Los Angeles-based hard rockers Venrez got
their name is a pretty straight-ahead tale - it’s the last syllables
of the first and last name of the group’s singer, Steven Berez. But
how they met was anything but ordinary. “The band formed while helping
me with some work on my house,” explains Berez. “Several of the guys
working, including Jason Womack, were musicians and the building

sessions quickly turned to jams, then the formation of the band.”
Fans of modern day rock music should be familiar with the musicians
who back Berez in Venrez - both guitarist Womack and drummer Ed Davis
played with Juliette Lewis and the Licks, while guitarist Alex Kane is
a former member of both Life Sex and Death (LSD) and Marky Ramones
Blitzkrieg. Bassist Michael Bradford (a childhood friend of Womack’s)
rounds out the group.
As evidenced by the group’s debut full-length, ‘Sell the
Lie,’ it didn’t take long for the group’s chemistry to kick into gear,
as the album’s sound/approach brings to mind the classic rock of the
1970’s and the grunge movement of the 1990’s both genres that
stressed the importance of keeping studio recordings live-sounding and
not over-produced.
“My deep vocal has some comparisons to Audioslave,” says Berez, “And
the two part harmonies with me and Jason to Alice in Chains. But I get

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