The Venomous Pinks fight against abortion bans in their newest video release ‘We Must Prevail’

The Venomous Pinks fight against abortion bans in their newest release, ‘We Must Prevail.’ In collaboration with Eternal Film Productions, and directors Nikki Carmela and Alexander Thomas, the Arizona-based band delivers an unforgettable visual response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

Staked full of social commentary, a distraught Lady Liberty gripping a bloody wire coat hanger acts as a narrator of the video. Through music, The Pinks lead an angry mob of pro-choice protesters who demand immediate change. Symbolizing the injustice many Americans are currently facing, destruction overtakes the infamously engraved words “equal justice under law” that’s displayed above the United States Supreme Court entrance. With anti-abortion laws on the rise, this politically charged anthem encourages the masses to rally for reproductive rights.

Directors Alexander Thomas and Nikki Carmela (known collectively as Eternals) have issued the following statement: “The right to choose is a human rights issue at its core. We stand vehemently against oppression in all forms and appreciate the opportunity to voice our dissent using art. When we first conceptualized this video we based it on a series of photographs we had created when Roe was initially repealed depicting Lady Liberty, bloodied from a coat-hanger abortion to represent the current tidal shift of our society. The images, although disturbing, represent the reality that with abortion bans healthcare has been pushed back decades. Combined with images of the Supreme Court house cracking (a blatant metaphor for the disintegration of the “highest law in the land” whose building is emboldened with the phrase “Equal Justice Under Law”) and the electric music of The Venomous Pinks this video is a protest to abortion bans and the assault of women’s rights.”

Guitarist/vocalist Drea Doll adds, “The government does not have the right to tell a woman what she should be doing with her own body. To quote Angela RoseRed (Photographer/Writer) ‘Angered by the misogynist men who forcefully shove religion into our uterus.'”

The band will be touring Europe this summer with Bad Cop/Bad Cop followed by a US run with Less Than Jake and The Toasters.

European tour dates:

July 27th – Hafenklang – Hamburg, Germany
July 28th – Cassiopeia – Berlin, Germany
July 29th – Afdreiht un Buten – Goldenstedt, Germany
July 30th – Don’t Panic – Essen, Germany
August 1st – JuHa West – Stuttgart, Germany
August 2nd – Schlachthof – Wiesbaden, Germany
August 3rd – Faust – Hanover, Germany
August 4th – Helios37 – Cologne, Germany
August 5th – Brakrock Ecofest – Duffel, Belgium
August 6th – De Helling – Utrecht, Netherlands
August 8th – Dynamo – Zurich, CH
August 10th – Punk Rock Holiday – Tolmin, Slovenia
August 12th – Strom – Munich, Germany
August 13th – Bay Fest – Rimini, Italy

US tour dates:

August 21st – Showbox – Seattle, WA
August 22nd – Revolution Hall – Portland, OR
August 23rd – Johnny B’s – Medford, OR
*with The Toasters
August 24th – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA
August 25th – Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA
August 26th – Observatory OC – Santa Ana, CA
August 27th – Marquee Theatre – Tempe, AZ
August 28th – Rock House – El Paso, TX
*with The Toasters
August 29th – Granada Theatre – Dallas, TX
August 30th – Mohawk – Austin, TX

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