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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Tiger Army returned to the UK after a three-year hiatus to the joy of fans old and new. Along for the ride was the Finish post-punk outfit Grave Pleas…
By on Dec 05, 2019
Tsunami Bomb has somehow survived the ups and downs of an, at times, tumultuous career. We spoke with bassist Dominic Davi about the band’s reformatio…
By on Dec 02, 2019
Raised Fist delivered Anthems on November 15th via Epitaph, and the strong album is full of catchy riffs and sing-along lyrics; they promised anthems,…
By on Nov 19, 2019
After 15 years, Tsunami Bomb are well and truly back with The Spine That Binds (Alternative Tentacles), an album that proves the band are still capab…
By on Nov 11, 2019
Vambo have channelled the spirit of ‘80s rock n’ roll with pinpoint precision and delivered a self-titled debut—out October 25th on Goliath Records—th…
By on Oct 23, 2019
With their sixth album, Life of Agony have come full circle, returning to the narrative of 1993’s River Runs Red that catapulted them into the mainst…
By on Oct 17, 2019
Following May’s release of the Renaissance Men album, The Wildhearts deliver with Diagnosis (Graphite Records) a fine EP of 6 blistering tracks, some…
By on Oct 07, 2019
Steel Panther has once again delivered a solid record with Heavy Metal Rules. As expected, the album is full of sexism, sarcasm, and spandex! If you a…
By on Oct 02, 2019
Tool are back with another complex and thought-provoking masterpiece, Fear Inoculum (RCA Records) and, in true Tool fashion, it will take hold of you…
By on Sep 12, 2019
Christian rock band Skillet return with Victorious (Atlantic Records), a catchy, fast-paced and delightful tenth album.
By on Jul 31, 2019
Far removed from the angry young men they were eighteen years ago, Sum 41 are back with their newest album, Order in Decline - released July 19th on
By on Jul 26, 2019
Returning to Download Festival once again, Clutch have earned their place on this hallowed ground that is the UK’s biggest, and best rock festival. W…
By on Jul 22, 2019
On the final day of Download Festival, we spoke with Whitechapel vocalist Phil Bozeman about their Metal Blade release The Valley, their return to th…
By on Jul 19, 2019
Halestorm has had tremendous and well-deserved success over the years culminating in headlining the second largest stage at Download festival 2019. Ba…
By on Jul 15, 2019
Delain keyboardist Martijn Westerholt reminisces about Download Festivals past, their new Napalm Records album Hunter’s Moon, and the insanity of the…
By on Jul 10, 2019
(Hed) PE have come quite far since the early 2000s, allowing their music to breathe and evolve along the way. Out now via Suburban Noize Records / Pav…
By on Jun 27, 2019
From Rob Zombie to an ever-improving festival experience there were plenty of reasons that Download 2019 rocked hard despite the weather and you can…
By on Jun 24, 2019
Hollywood Vampires have gone beyond the covers and delivered a kick-ass album with their earMUSIC-released Rise. Supergroups have a habit of falling…
By on Jun 20, 2019
The Wildhearts returned to London and delivered exceptional set at Brixton Electric. With Towers of London and Massive Wagons along for the ride, they…
By on May 15, 2019
Renaissance Men, out May 3rd via Graphite Records, is a fine return to form for The Wildhearts that will not disappoint older fans, whilst drawing in…
By on May 03, 2019

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