The Rogue Files: Shattered

Tell us about your band. Hello, we are Shattered! A Thrash / Black Metal band out of the Tampa Bay area. Founded in 2014. What are you working on currently (album, tour, music video, etc.)? Shattered is currently working on our new album named Skinwalker which will be released this year. If you were asked…

Rogue Files: Interview with Forget Conformity

Tell us about your band. We are Forget Conformity based out of Fort Worth, Texas. We’re an American Metal-core outfit that incorporates nuances of multiple other genres to solidify a noticeable and unexpected sound. What are you working on currently (album, tour, music video, etc.)? We’re currently booking a summer tour stretching from Texas through…

The Rogue Files: Interview With Plastic Barricades

So a little over a week ago, a member of Rogue PR reached out to us, with the idea of an interview format that we had actually been wanting to do if we had ever gone to print. Since going to print can be a bit costly, especially if you’re doing this for fun more…

Damnation’s Corner: Album Reviews

Welcome to a new feature of the magazine, Damnation’s Corner. Here we will be posting quick paragraph reviews of albums that have come out recently, or maybe even some that are due out soon. While putting out all our thoughts on an album is still going to happen, we felt the need to shorten some,…

Album Review: Sabaton – The Great War

  Artist: Sabaton Album: The Great War Record Label: Nuclear Blast Records Release Date: July 19, 2019 Review by: Todd Naevestad Sabaton is the band you show to people who think metal has no substance. “Oh, do you know about the Stand of the Swiss Guard? No? Well listen to ‘The Last Stand.’ How about…

Dr. Pretorius’ guide to Psycho Las Vegas Pt. III Sunday

It’s Sunday, you’ve lost about 85% of your hearing, the desert sun has changed the texture of your skin to that of a chicken McNugget. You being to fear that if you stop drinking now the cumulative hangover could be fatal but, nevertheless you persist. And you will be rewarded with a day of melodic,…

Doctor Pretorius’ guide to Psycho Las Vegas pt. II: Saturday

Mork – “I Sulket Av Myra”/  Mork crafts atmospheric mid-nineties Black Metal reminiscent of early Ulver and the first wave of Norwegian Black Metal. I believe this is the Peaceville-band’s North American premiere. I don’t know… Google it I guess.   Tomb Mold – “Beg for Life”/ Tomb Mold play like a forgotten 90’s death metal act….

Doctor Pretorius’ Guide to Psycho Las Vegas: Friday Night

Damnation magazine’s chief medical deviate turn intrepid mondo reporter Doctor Pretorius will be on (severed) hand at this year’s PSYCHO LAS VEGAS Festival August 16th-18that Mandalay Bay resort and Casino. Check https://www.vivapsycho.com/ for tickets and details. In the meantime check out Doctor Pretorius’s guide to Friday’s line-up.   Candy: “Lust for Destruction”/These hardcore upstarts combusted…

Album Review: Eluveitie – Ategnatos

Artist: Eluveitie Album: Ategnatos Record Label: Nuclear Blast Records Release Date: April 5, 2019 Review by: Nick Licata Not since 2008’s, Slania, have I experienced an Eluveitie album as solid as, Ategnatos. Three years ago when they had a “drastic” lineup change, I thought it would be the end of the Eluveitie that I had…