Album Review: DevilDriver – TRUST NO ONE

Matt Albers It’s been nearly two years since founding drummer John Boeklin and guitarist Jeff Kendrick left California’s DevilDriver. Since then, vocalist Dez Fafara returned to his prior band, Coal Chamber, to release their fourth album, Rivals, on Napalm Records, amid extensive touring. The last we heard from the melodic death/groove thrashers was Winter Kills,…

Video Interview: Nadja of Coal Chamber

It was a hot summer day. The neighborhood kids were running around outside as their parents were tossing back a few cold ones and barbecuing with friends. Meanwhile, just across the river in Sauget, IL, we at Damnation Magazine were getting ready to relive our childhoods at Pop’s Nightclub where Fear Factory and Coal Chamber…

Nick’s Top 10 lists

Well hey there everyone! Nick here, bringing you my top ten lists of 2015. Yes it says lists, you know its really hard when you are a fan of multiple genres to make just one top ten list. . . even harder at keeping those lists at just TEN!!! 2015 has been a great year…

Coal chamber: Rivals update (video)

  Ok now this sounds pretty bad ass, can it just come out already? As you may or may not have heard by now, Coal Chamber is coming out with a new album this May! It seems as though the band would like to keep us fans posted as to what is going on in the…

Album Review: DevilDriver – WINTER KILLS

Matt Albers Side projects seem to be novelties at first glance. Opportunities for members of other bands to explore different musical endeavors or generate revenue from another demographic, but doomed to only produce one or two albums before reuniting with the original project. Actually, there are many exceptions to this rule, in which plenty of…

Sevendust, Coal Chamber & Lacuna Coil tour dates

Dates continue to surface for Sevendust and Coal Chamber co-headlining tour in April. Lacuna Coil will also be on the bill with Candlelight Red and Stolen Babies to appear at select stops. The latest dates for the trek to hit the net include: 03/29 Los Angeles, CA – Club Nokia 03/30 San Francisco, CA –…