Artist Interview: Snowy Shaw

Damnation Magazine: Thank you, Snowy for taking the time to sit and answer some questions for us. Snowy Shaw: Nemas prob, it’s my pleasure. DM: The new album, White is the New Black, is phenomenal. How does it feel to finally have a proper Snowy Shaw album out, and how has the response been so…

Photo Gallery: Taake @ Fubar (St. Louis, Mo)

Seeing a Norwegian Black Metal show in St. Louis is something of a rarity, so when one is announced, it is pretty much a given that you have to go. Especially if you want more of these shows to happen more often, making the ones that do come around do well helps. The second Taake…

Band Interview: Epica

Matt Albers One of Europe’s strongest contributing scenes to metal in the past two decades has been all of the female-fronted symphonic metal acts. Bands that formed in the mid 1990s like Nightwish, Within Temptation, and Lacuna Coil started a movement of strong, beautiful, operatic female vocals and neo-classical symphonic elements juxtaposed over driving heavy metal guitar…

Band Interview: Kylesa

Matt Albers In just over the past decade, one of the most prominent bands to come out of Savannah, Georgia’s renowned music scene is sludge metal group Kylesa. Their unique approach to songwriting, incorporating practically boundless influences, has gained them notoriety and respect among the metal and underground rock community. The quintet is set to release their…

Photo Album: Marty Friedman feat. Exmortus @ Fubar (St. Louis,MO)

Very seldom is there a tour that comes around with just TWO acts and no local bands are added to the bill. Even more seldom is it that the opening act is just as amazing live as the headlining act! Well Saturday’s show of Marty Friedman  featuring opening act Exmortus of LA met both those…

Band Interview: 36 Crazyfists

Matt Albers On Monday, June 15, the Chicago Blackhawks won their sixth Stanley Cup, closing out the 2015 National Hockey League season with a victory over the Tampay Bay Lightning. Chicago got to the playoffs after beating out both the Minnesota Wild and the Anaheim Ducks, and Tampa Bay beat the New York Rangers to…

Coming soon to a blog spot near you

I know we haven’t really posted much on this page recently. But that is about to change, I promise. . We have gotten in the slump of just posting to our Facebook page so more things get posted there than do on our blog page. Recently I sat down with a few of the guys…