Damian FitzGerald

Damian FitzGerald

Writer (London, England, UK)
- Nerd, TV/film junkie and music enthusiast. For me nothing is better then drinking warm British lager listening to live music, be it in a hot sweaty venue or in a muddy field during festival season. Delighted to be bringing a British twist to PureGrainAudio!
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6.5 / 10

This record is living proof that artists like Trent Reznor are willing to push the envelope, experiment and push the boundaries of what is considered the norm in any genre of music.
on Jul 12, 2018
Giovanni Spanó is a very busy man with a career not only in acting, currently in the Bat out of Hell musical, but also with his band deVience. We covered both topics in length in this deep and informative new interview!
on Jul 11, 2018
On the first day of the UK’s Download Festival, we spoke with Volbeat bassist Kaspar Boye Larsen. How’s the new album coming along? What’s the “Burger King” incident? Does he enjoy dad-jokes? All is revealed herein!
on Jul 03, 2018
Day two of Download Festival saw the weather come out as thousands of metal fans soaked up the sun to a soundtrack provided by The Fever 333, Bury Tomorrow, Parkway Drive and the mighty Guns n' Roses.r
on Jun 15, 2018
It is sadly the final day of Download, the fans are shattered but still going strong and having the time of their lives and the sun has come out strong again for the final day of rock! Check out our review and photos here...
on Jun 15, 2018
Day one of Download Festival kicked off with a mix of old and new acts playing to thousands of fans across numerous stages at Donington Park. Check out our review and photos here...
on Jun 15, 2018
Skindred rolled into London town for Big Tings. Along for the ride were CKY and Danko Jones, so a night to remember!
on May 10, 2018

8.5 / 10

Bringing together a collection of amazingly-talented musicians such as Elvis Costello, Brad Paisley, Rosanne Cash and the late Chris Cornell, in Forever Words, John Carter Cash has produced a touching tribute to his father Johnny Cash.
on Apr 27, 2018
Eat the Elephant, as a whole, is like falling into a peaceful void with no perceived end.
on Apr 20, 2018
The intimate size of the venue will go down as one of those times where whoever was there will remember how it felt when they next see Myles Kennedy in a vastly larger room.
on Apr 03, 2018
If you are a fan of Myles Kennedy’s vocal talents and have a desire to see where his songwriting has taken him in the country and folk realm, Damian Fitzgerald strongly recommends Year of the Tiger.
on Mar 19, 2018
Machine Gun Kelly (the Italian rock band) have done little to differentiate themselves from the rest of the crowd, and No Easy Way Out.
on Feb 24, 2018
What better venue than a small, intimate venue like the O2 Academy in Islington to see 36 Crazyfists and supporters, All Hail The Yeti, bring their metal party vibes!?
on Feb 07, 2018

7 / 10

Joe Cardamone, best known for his work as the frontman of The Icarus Line, has released a second track from a series known as "Holy War Collection".
on Jan 29, 2018
Machine Head's Catharsis takes a while to grow - not least because it's a lengthy slab - but it's worth the patience.
on Jan 22, 2018

8.5 / 10

In Flames have delivered a short, sweet and respectful tribute to some A-class musicians and it is well worth its short run time.
on Nov 28, 2017
In conclusion, Where is Duke Lion? He's Dead... is one of the most batshit crazy albums I’ve heard in a long, long time.
on Nov 08, 2017
Truth be told, Lanterns comes across as really quite generic in its sound and, after several listens through, I still struggle to pick anything that stands out from the crowd.
on Oct 01, 2017

8.5 / 10

The fact that Lionize can produce songs that fuse genres as well as tell some thought-provoking stories is a winning combination.
on Sep 08, 2017

8.5 / 10

Crammed full of feel-good tunes (a lot of which are about drinking), this release will uplift even the most miserable individual.
on Aug 24, 2017

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