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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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
London’s exceptionally fancy Bush Hall was the setting for a sublime performance from musical trio The Lounge Kittens, promoting their new six-track…
By on Apr 08, 2019

8 / 10

To say I, the Mask is great would be somewhat of an understatement; quite simply, it is a tremendous success for In Flames and enhances their already…
By on Mar 02, 2019
Steel Panther transported the ecstatic crowd at London, UK’s The Roundhouse back to the ‘80s for a night full of inappropriate jokes, boobs, and good…
By on Feb 15, 2019

6.5 / 10

Millencolin deliver an enjoyable, but sadly underwhelming, album in SOS (Epitaph Records). It’s punk rock through and through, but beyond that, not mu…
By on Feb 15, 2019

7 / 10

Rival Sons deliver a focused and well-produced album having perfected their craft over their 10-year career. Infusing heavy rock and blues, Feral Root…
By on Jan 28, 2019

7 / 10

Jinjer are a band whose popularity is growing and, along with an incomparable style dialed in, there is a strong chance they will become one of metal’…
By on Jan 22, 2019

8 / 10

Life Sucks... Let’s Dance is ska-punk at its finest! Reel Big Fish have been at it for almost thirty years and, with this release via Rock Ridge Music
By on Jan 04, 2019
AFI guitarist Jade Puget shares his thoughts about the band’s new EP, The Missing Man, plus his dream collaborations, fighting Bob Dylan, and some oth…
By on Dec 14, 2018
[Spunge] hit London in the only way a punk band can with jokes, catchy tunes and a budget banner taking their support, Skaciety and the audience alon…
By on Dec 12, 2018

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