Album Review: Terra IncΩgnita – Fragments of a Ruined Mind

Review: Terra IncΩgnita – Fragments of a Ruined Mind By Todd Naevestad Coming to us from Athens, Greece of all places, and with a front man from New York, Terra IncΩgnita is releasing their newest album Fragments of a Ruined Mind. While they’ve been around for a while now, their first full length album releasing…

Vlog: Wizard World St. Louis 2016

Matt Albers Those that follow Damnation Magazine, particularly on social media, know that while we primarily focus on news related to all forms of loud rock music, we also branch out to pop culture. It’s no secret that there are parallels – especially among fans – between the music that we love and comics, gaming,…

Chris’ Top albums of 2016

Nordahl’s List of Essential Metal From 2016 Let me be extremely late almost to the point of uncomfortable awkwardness for wishing you a Happy New Year. Hey – it’s still January and you might still be thinking you can keep one or more of your resolutions for 2017, so we’re good! What is being presented…

Top 10 lists of 2016

  As 2016 is drawing to an end, we are finally revealing some of our favorite albums of the past year. There were a hell of a lot of albums that came out and we couldn’t listen to all of them, however of the ones we heard, here were some of our favorites. Choosing a…

Album Review: Opeth – Sorceress

Band: Opeth Album: Sorceress Record Label: Nuclear Blast/Moderbolget Records Release Date: September 30, 2016 When it comes to bands releasing new albums, it’s always the same thing from the fans. “I hope they go back to their old sound” or “I hope it’s a continuation of the last album.” I feel like that is appropriate…

Photo Album: Warbringer @ Fubar (St. Louis, Mo)

Remember that time back in January when Warbringer, Enforcer, Cauldron and Exmortus all melted our faces in all very different, but some most excellent ways? Well, I finally got around to sorting all they way through them and editing them. What a fucking great show though, we started the night with Exmortus playing their Neo-Classical…

Band Interview: Battlecross

By Matt Albers In any successful, long-running music scene, bands that don’t make their mark come and go, making it easy to leave even the most die-hard fan question the current state and future of the genre. But every once in a while – usually when you are least expecting it – a band pops…