Album Review: Hate Eternal – Upon Desolate Sands (2018)

Artist: Hate Eternal Album: Upon Desolate Sands Record Label: Season of Mist Release Date: October 26, 2018 Review by: Sean Cantor Violence of action is a concept that suggests an unrestricted and immediate use of determined force in order to achieve full dominance over an enemy. Hate Eternal embodies this force. Since their conception, mastermind…

Band Spotlight: Diablo Swing Orchestra

Founded 2003 Genre Rock/Classical/Jazz Members Daniel Håkansson – Guitars & Vocals Pontus Mantefors – Guitars & FX Annlouice Loegdlund – Vocals Andy Johansson – Bass Johannes Bergion – Cello Martin Isaksson – Trumpet Daniel Hedin – Trombone Live musicians Johan Norbäck – Drums Hometown Stockholm/Karlstad/Gothenburg, Sweden Record Label Candlelight/Sensory Biography The Diablo Swing Orchestra dates…

OMFUG of the week: Diablo Swing Orchestra – Voodoo Mon Amour

The OMFUG (Other Music From Under Ground) is a new category we here at Damnation felt necessary to put together. You see we aren’t just here to promote Metal of all various forms. . . well okay we are, but we listen to a little bit of everything and sometimes we just want to get…

Audio Orgasm of the Week: Trioscapes – Blast Off

Trioscapes (Between The Buried And Me) have released a live performance video for their song “Blast Off” below. The studio version of the song will appear on the groups new album “Separate Realities“, which Metal Blade will release on May 08th. Pre-orders can be found at Metalblade.com.

Deftones announce producer for new album

The Deftones have enlisted producer Nick Raskulinecz (Alice In Chains, Foo Fighters) to helm the ongoing recording sessions for their new album. The band previously worked with Raskulinecz on 2010′s “Diamond Eyes“. A release through Reprise later this year is expected for the effort with more details pending. Meanwhile, in case you missed it previously, the…

Sick Video of the Week: Engel – Question Your Place

Engle consists of members from many various bands, most notably the on again, off again guitarist for In Flames, Niclas Engelin. Engel has a very interesting sound and you can see/hear it all in their latest video for the song ‘Question Your Place’. Enjoy!  

Hypocrisy working on new album

Hypocrisy have checked in with the following update regarding the upcoming thirteenth studio album: “We’re now focusing on writing new songs for the next album. We’ve already [wrote] some new material and it sounds killer! The plan is to record the new album in the autumn this year and release it in the first half…

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…