Photo Album: Winter Wolves Benefit 2017

The Winter Wolves benefit shows have always been really amazing! Coming about once a year, the benefit goes to helping out the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, MO. I have always had such a great time at the Winter Wolf benefit as it mixes some quality metal acts across the wide variety of metal acts…

Steve K’s Favorites of 2015

Favorite Albums of 2015 Black Fast Terms of Surrender Saint Louis thrash metal masters Black Fast released Terms of Surrender, their second full-length album, in August of 2015. Every time I put the CD in my car stereo or on my iPhone it plays on repeat for a while because whenever I feel like changing…

Band Interview (Follow-Up): Battlecross

Matt Albers Two years ago, way back in August of 2013, I had the opportunity to conduct Damnation Magazine’s first ever artist interview with Detroit, Michigan blue collar thrashers Battlecross. That night, they were performing at Pop’s in Sauget, IL (just across the Mississippi River from our home base of St. Louis, Missouri) as an…

Photo Album: Deftones & Incubus feat. Death From Above 1979

  I was fortunate enough to get a photo pass to one of the hottest tours of the summer featuring the Deftones and Incubus. Normally when I get a photo pass it allows me to photograph all the bands, however this time my pass was only good enough for Death From Above 1979 and Deftones. I…

Photo Album: Royal Blood

There are very few instances in which I am more excited for the opening act than the headlining act. This was the case this past week when I saw Royal Blood open up for the Foo Fighters. Before you can even go there. . I Fucking love the Foo Fighters, they put on a phenomenal…

Photo Album: Halestorm @ The Pageant (STL, Mo 5/20/15)

Remember how we had that contest a few weeks back to win tickets to the SOLD OUT Halestorm show at The Pageant?? Well the show has come and gone and we would like to thank everyone that participated in our little contest and once again Congratulate winners Kenny Edgar and Jamie Finder!! If you saw…

Landmine Marathon @ Johnny’s Sidebar

Who: Landmine Marathon Where: Johnny’s Sidebar (Collinsville, IL) When: November 18, 2010 The moment I heard Landmine Marathon was playing a free show near St. Louis I was extremely excited. I had never seen them before and honestly wasn’t entirely familiar with their sound up until maybe a month or two before the show was…