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…

Dates for Metal Alliance Tour starting to trickle out

The first dates are in for the 2015 ‘Metal Alliance Tour‘, which features Deicide,Entombed A.D., Hate Eternal, Black Crown Initiate and Svart Crown. Here’s what’s been announced thus far with more to come: 05/26 Montreal, QC – Theatre Corona 05/28 Columbus, OH – Alrosa Villa 05/30 Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theater 05/31 Chicago, IL –…

Fates Warning announce 2015 US Tour dates

Fates Warning announce 2015  US tour dates!  Photo by Stephanie Cabral     Progressive metal masters Fates Warning will be touring the US in October 2015 – initial confirmed dates are below, and more will be added in the coming weeks.   FATES WARNING – US Tour 2015:   Fri, October 9 – Hartford, CT, Webster Theater Sat,…

Official Video: Moonspell – Extinct, European and US Tour Dates

  “Extinct” that’s what the brand new album by Portuguese Gothic Metal pioneers MOONSPELL is entitled, recently released via Napalm Records. The album has already entered the charts in Portugal at #1. To celebrate this new release the band will hit all over Europe now and will continue on to the USA this May alongside Septicflessh.The band has now unveiled…

Psycroptic to release Self-Titled album through Prosthetic Records

Lauded as “one of the best technical death metal bands in the world” (MetalSucks), the Tasmanian groupPSYCROPTIC will release their self-titled Prosthetic debut on March 10. Watch their music video for the new song “Cold,” filmed by Wilson Bambrick (Deafheaven, Black Breath, Title Fight), now on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bquz9LScP3E) or streaming above! “Cold” is now available for digital download via…

Album Review: Devin Townsend Project – Z2

Upon finding out I would get the highly anticipated Devin Townsend Z2 album for review, I about fainted. Not because I have been waiting for this album for a couple of years now, but mostly because we, Damnation Magazine, are an up-and-coming music zine on the rise in the middle of the US. It’s good to see that…

Interview with Mark Kloeppel of Misery Index

Last night (5/16/14) at the Pig Destroyer at Fubar, Damnation met up with Misery Index guitarist Mark Kloeppel for some insight on the new album, The Killing Gods, due out later this month. Here’s what he had to say:   On having 4 weeks to write and record Heirs to Thievery compared to an extended…

Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails hinting at co-headlining tour

Yesterday’s reveal of a Soundgarden/Nine Inch Nails co-headlining show in Dallas, TX looks to have been the tip of the iceberg. Both bands have just posted new teaser videos (see below) with various venues being shown in the clips. Among those venues glimpsed at in the teasers are: Wantagh, NY – Nikon at Jones Beach…

Katatonia/Opeth Tour Dates announced

We know its everywhere already but damn we are too excited for this tour, and its finally coming to St. Louis!! Opeth and Katatonia‘s much-rumored North American tour together has been officially announced. The trek (dates posted below) will see some special performances, including Steven Wilson of Porcupine Tree/Storm Corrosion joining Opeth onstage at the April 28th…

Band Spotlight: Bile of Man

Considered to be one of the heaviest bands currently in South Africa, Bile of Man gained a lot of respect from fans and other bands as a result of their unrelenting brutality and intensity. In the early years of the second millenium Bile of Man started pushing boundaries with founding member and drummer Riaan Els…

70000 Tons of Metal cruise

Californian metallers AGENT STEEL, who were recently rejoined by original singer John Cyriis, have been confirmed for the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which is set to sail from Miami, Florida to Cozumel, Mexico on January 24, 2011 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will appear at the event. The festival…