Warped Tour Interview: Ryan Kirby of Fit for a King

D: I actually just recently listened to you guys, cause I wasn’t familiar until a couple weeks ago, it’s good.  It’s heavier than I expected R: Well thank you very much D: It’s heavy but it’s still melodic with memorable hooks which lends to replay value. R: I grew up listening to heavy, but I…

Warped Tour Interview: Garrett Russell of Silent Planet

D: How’s the reception been to you guys on Warped Tour so far? G: It’s been awesome. People have been checking our band out. We’re probably on the weirder side when it comes to to the Monster stage, you know? I think a lot of folks might go there and want to just push people,…

Photo Gallery: Galactic Empire @ Fubar

Theres nothing nerdier than watching grown men dressed up as Star Wars characters and playing songs from the movies in a very in your face, heavy as fuck manor! Upon finding out about Galactic Empire a few months back, I grew very excited about the fact that I might get to one day, witness their…

Warped Tour Interview: Christopher Bowes of Alestorm

D: First of all, thanks for sitting down with us. I really appreciate it. C: My pleasure. D: So, hows the reception been to Alestorm at Warped Tour? Because I never thought I’d say “Alestorm at Warped Tour”. C: Yeah, I know it’s crazy, you wouldn’t really think to see a band like us playing…

Warped Tour Interview: Carley Coma of Candiria

D: You guys clearly have one of the most, if not the most distinct sound on this festival, how’s the reception been towards that? Has it been good? Do you see a lot of confused faces? C: Yeah, the reception’s been pretty good, some fans, it goes completely over their heads and some, they just…

Photo Gallery: Chevelle @ The Pageant

We are happy to share with you all Jason’s second shoot for us here at Damnation Magazine. This time he was able to cover Chevelle at The Pageant featuring support from Dinosaur Pile Up and Blackmap. Feel free to like share and comment on any of the photos you like from this gallery. As always…

Album Review: In This Moment – Ritual

In This Moment – Ritual Review by: Erik D. Harshman     To say that I’ve been with In This Moment since the beginning could not be a more true statement. See, back in 2005 I was on Myspace (as was everyone) and it took me a few months before I realized that bands were…

Album Review: Byzantine – The Cicada Tree

Byzantine – The Cicada Tree Review by: Erik D. Harshman     I’ve been with Byzantine since the beginning. That may sound like a metal snob elitist thing to say, but in this case it’s true. I recall, in 2004, hearing the epic breakdown on “Hatfield” on the “Metal” station on those music selection stations…

Warped Tour Interview: Valient Himself of Valient Thorr

D: First of all, I watched your set, it was awesome.  It was my first time seeing you guys. V: Oh awesome! Thank you very much man, thank you. D: You guys are the most straightforward rock ‘n’ roll band on Warped Tour, without a doubt, how’s the reception been to that? Not just today,…