Vex Red

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Vex Red
Origin Aldershot, England
Genres Industrial rock, industrial metal, alternative rock, electronic rock
Labels Virgin Records, I Am
Associated acts Septembre, Scenes
Members Terry Abbott
Keith Lambert
Ant Forbes
Nick Goulding
Dave Neale
Past members Ben Calvert

Vex Red are a band from Aldershot, England who merged hard rock with electronica.[citation needed] They were signed to US Producer Ross Robinson's Virgin Records Imprint record label, I Am, after sending a demo EP to Robinson. They litigated their way off the label in late 2002, and singer Terry Abbott formed a new band Septembre. Some of the remaining members went on to form another new band, Scenes. Ben Calvert has also played with Killing Joke and more recently, Malpractice – which also contains Mark Chapman, (an ex-member of A) and Adam F. Guitarists Ant Forbes and Nick Goulding both Tour Managed bands until late 2016. Ant now runs music production company Cato Music. Bassist Keith Lambert played a brief stint with Martin Grech and now works in computers.

The band reunited in 2016, announcing that they would be playing shows and making new music. In July 2016, they announced on their Instagram that Dave Neale (ex-member of Rooster and Death In Vegas) would be joining as their new drummer.

In December 2016 the band released their first new music since 2002, the single entitle "Burn This Place"[1]




  • "Itch" (2001)
  • "Can't Smile" (2002) – UK #45[2]
  • "Burn This Place" (2016)


  • Vex Red (1998)
  • Sleep Does Nothing for You (1999)

Non-Album Songs[edit]

  • Between Venom and Vision
  • Can't Smile (Demo)
  • Consider
  • Vow (Live only)


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  2. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 585. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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