The Rogue Files: Interview with Tarah Who?

  Tell us about your band. Tarah G. Carpenter: Vocals, Guitar Coralie Herve: Drums What are you working on currently (album, tour, music video, etc.)? CH : We have a west coast tour coming up, a new video for our single “Pantomath” and Tarah is working on a new EP too. TGC: Yes! Exactly! We…

The Rogue Files: Interview with Days to Come

Tell us about your band. A: Justin – My name is Justin Goodson and I’m the vocalist for Days To Come. Brandon Rix is our guitarist and Jalen Hall is our drummer. We’re a light pop prog rock band. We enjoy infusing pop vocal melodies with heavier music. What are you working on currently (album,…

The Rogue Files: Interview with Bleeding Raven

  Tell us about your project. BLEEDING RAVEN is an ‘aggrotech’/industrial pursuit. I call it ‘dungeon trash’ lol It grew out of another project called Gnostic Gorilla which is more Gothic/Dark wave/Industrial. The sound (Bleeding Raven) is abrasive, haunting, creepy and even in some ways bizarre. What are you working on currently (album, tour, music…

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…

Artist Interview – Andy Gillion

DM: Thanks for talking to us. We definitely appreciate it. I’m going to mostly talk about Neverafter today. I think it’s genuinely a masterpiece, it is truly next level stuff. Andy Gillion: Thank you. DM: I want to know just how you’re feeling now that you’ve gotten it all out of your head, into the world and you’re…

Vlog: Wizard World St. Louis 2016

Matt Albers Those that follow Damnation Magazine, particularly on social media, know that while we primarily focus on news related to all forms of loud rock music, we also branch out to pop culture. It’s no secret that there are parallels – especially among fans – between the music that we love and comics, gaming,…

Band Interview: Strung Out

Matt Albers We at Damnation Magazine do our best to branch out and represent coverage of all of the facets of both loud rock and pop culture. Although musically, we generally lead towards the side of heavy metal, we also promote and cover the many other various genres and subgenres. Although the phrase, “punk is…

Band Interview: Cryptopsy

Matt Albers No matter what kind of music fan you are, it’s pretty interesting how a long-running band can have a roller coaster career. Especially one that has gone through several lineup changes. And even more especially when those lineup changes include a cornerstone member. Montreal, Quebec technical death metal outfit Cryptopsy is one such…

Photo Gallery: Cannibal Corpse @ The Ready Room (St. Louis)

It’s not too often that a tour package gets announced with two of the heaviest hitting Death Metal acts out there alongside to strong up and coming bands, that isn’t a festival of some sorts. Very early this year the tour featuring Cannibal Corpse, Obituary, Cryptopsy and Abysmal Dawn was announced and soon thereafter was…

Band Interview: Warbringer

Matt Albers Ask any die-hard metal fan from just about any time period which movement of their favorite genre of music was the most important, and chances are pretty good that they’ll at least mention the thrash movement of the 1980s. The speed, ferocity, and aggression of the music, coupled with dark, vivid lyrics of…

Band Interview: Between The Buried And Me

The realms of progressive music and heavy metal have each had their own rich, unique histories. But, as those histories and cultures of music have shown, crossover experimentation is practically inevitable. The many bands and subgenres within the two umbrella terms have collaborated over the years, resulting in bands with their own unique styles, sounds,…

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…