Album Review: Dragony – Masters of the Multiverse

Review: Dragony – Masters of the Multiverse By Todd Naevestad   I love listening to other people geek out about things they love. Friends going on about comics they like; coworkers ranting about a movie; get me talking about video games and I’ll talk your ear off. People embracing their nerdy passions is something I…

Perfect Circle Announce US Tour/New Album

PERFECT CIRCLE ANNOUNCE SPRING TOUR Jan. 9, 2017, LOS ANGELES – A Perfect Circle will trek across North America this Spring in the outfit’s first tour since 2011, with the month long outing kicking off at The Pearl in Las Vegas (April 7 and 8). The band previously announced a May 7 performance at the…

Interview: Chicago Domination Fest

You never know who you are going to run into on a day to day basis. On the long hot weekend that was Full Terror Assault, we discovered that our camping neighbors, were the founders of an up and coming brutal Death Metal festival called Chicago Domination Fest. While we were a little busy to…

Finland’s Denominate signs with Inverse Records

Progressive technical death metal band Denominate has signed a deal with their homeland’s own Inverse Records. The Oulo, Finland quintet draws influence from bands like Death and Carcass, blending it  with newer, more technical elements to create a progressive sound with a touch of old-school rawness. Denominate’s new album, Those Who Beheld the End, is set for release on August 5th, 2016 through Inverse Records….

The Mute Gods sign to InsideOut records

   InsideOut Music is extremely pleased to announce the signing of The Mute Gods, a brand new band from the mind of renowned bassist, chapman stick player & vocalist Nick Beggs. Joining him will be his colleague in Steven Wilson’s band, drummer Marco Minneman, and long-time Steve Hackett collaborator & keyboardist Roger King.    Nick…

Band Spotlight: Enochian Cross (Athens, GR)

Hailing from the ancient historical city of Athens, Greece, extreme-metallers Enochian Cross arrived on the metal underground scene during the winter of 2011, ready to create a little history of their own. Combining dark melodic undertones with their aggressive death metal roots, the group cites influences in genre-defining European metal bands such as In Flames,…

Rob Zombie channeling White Zombie for new album

Rob Zombie recently told “Revolver” that he is channeling White Zombie on his forthcoming new album. He had the following to say about the opus, which he recently finished tracking with producer Bob Marlette (Black Sabbath, Alice Cooper): “It would be really easy to grind out a traditional ‘Rob Zombie‘ record, but I didn’t want…

Mikael Akerfeldt and Steven Wilson discuss Storm Corrosion

Opeth‘s Mikael Akerfeldt and Porcupine Tree‘s Steven Wilson have sat down with Guitar World to discuss their upcoming Storm Corrosion project and more. You can watch some footage of that over at Guitarworld.com. Storm Corrosion‘s forthcoming self-titled debut will arrive in stores on May 08th through Roadrunner.

Ex Deo to release new album “Caligvla” this August

Ex Deo (Kataklysm) will release their new album “CALIGVLA” through Napalm Records on August 31st. An interesting side note, the release date will mark former roman emperor Caligula‘s 2000th birthday. The track listing for “CALIGVLA” will run as follows: 01 – “I, Caligvla” 02 – “The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)” 03 – “Per Oculos…

New Fleshgod Apocalypse album due in stores August 9

That’s right it was recently announced that Italian Brutal Death Metal act Fleshgod Apocalypse will be releasing their 3rd album (second LP), “Agony” August 9th. ‘Agony’ is the follow up to last years monster of an EP “Mafia”, and the band describes this effort as Fast, Epic and Brutal! You can catch Fleshgod Apocalypse this…

Scrambled Defuncts, Arkaik, Shuriken Cadaveric Entwinement

To most people that looks probably like a lot of gibberish, however you will be pleased to know that we here at Damnation like to discover bands to throw out and teach you all about almost daily. In some cases there are bands we find that a few of you have already heard of and…