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…

Album Review: Swallow the Sun – Songs From the North I, II & III

  Finland is known from some excellent bands including Wintersun, Ensiferum, and Children of Bodom, amongst many others. However, one of my absolute favorites out of the Finland area has to be Swallow the Sun. Let’s just say I have a thing for Progressive Metal and Swallow the Sun is right on up there with…

Band Interview: Psychostick with Matt Albers

An intimate evening with Psychostick Interviewer: Matt Albers Location: Psychostick’s van outside Fubar (St. Louis, MO) Metal fans are no strangers to bands that stick to a theme, persona, or shtick that goes beyond the music. The stage presence of shock-rock bands is often unforgettable, and many European bands are known for styles ranging from…

Welcome to Damnation Magazine

About a month ago I had spit out the words that have been bouncing around my brainwaves for almost a year or two now, “let’s start a magazine!” Without a single clue as to how to even start one, I created a Facebook page for Damnation Mag. in hopes that people would come flocking to…