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Tim Preston: Guitar & Vocals
Adrian Farnell: Lead Guitar
Jamie Fowler: Bass
Gary Bevan: Drums

Damnation's Hammer was formed as a homage to the avant garde metal of the 1980's. The vision of the band has always been to create dark, doom laden metal incorporating surreal atmospherics.

The sophomore album Unseen Planets, Deadly Spheres was self-released by the band on November 24th 2017. Ten tracks of unrelenting heaviness with a pervading tone of the unearthly.

Temple of the Descending Gods
Deathcraft
Unseen Planets, Deadly Spheres
Hammers of War
Wolves of Aquarius
Haunting the Abyss
Gates of the Necronomicon
The Eternal Harvest
The Hex iii
Entrance to the Final Chamber

The territory may be familiar but they present it with genuine individuality. This is a relentless and punishing sophomore album. You don’t get out of here skull intact. They can switch tempos in a moment, mid-paced crush to sudden blastbeat rip, but this technical precision comes without sterility.
This is such an impressive second album.

Gizmo – review for Ave-Noctum.com

The album features a guest appearance from Nik Stalvind from the Swedish metal band Wolf who contributed backing vocals on the track Haunting the Abyss.

The band performed a series of successful live appearances in the run up to the album’s release including the support to Sacred Reich on their UK dates.

The sound was mesmerizing, reminiscent of watching Black Sabbath for me. These sounds were like the soundtrack to a nightmarish descent into Hell, as exemplified in the performance of the band’s new single “Temple of the Descending Gods”. Damnation’s Hammer brought a different style to the overall gig and it went down well with the Glaswegian crowd. Yet another example of a fine upcoming band from the UK extreme metal underground that’s destined to make waves.
Sean Merrigan – The Moshville Times’s review from The Cathouse, Glasgow.

To say their set went down well is an understatement, particularly amongst fellow musicians I discovered.
Gizmo – Warhorns Festival review for Ave-Noctum.com

Sound On Sound magazine are running a three issue feature on the album’s creation, from pre-production through the final mix and mastering of the opus. The first instalment will feature in the January 2018 edition.

Unseen Planets, Deadly Spheres is available from the band’s Bandcamp site damnationshammer.bandcamp.com/

The band’s debut album Disciples of the Hex was released on February 14th 2013 via Sweden’s I Hate Records, comprising eight tracks of dark, heavy doom metal with ominous soundscapes and a lyrical content based loosely around the writings of H.P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard. Ancient wars fought against a backdrop of Giger-esque surrealism.

Defiance & Retribution
Throne of Fire
Disciples of the Hex
Serpent’s Wrath
Impaled on the Horns of Betrayal
Harbinger of Darkness
The Hex ii
Gates to the Necronomicon

“You are not a beautiful band, you are not romantic, you are morbid and completely disturbed – however it is clear great art is in this album.” 9/10
Metal District.de review.

“Vile, heavy, singular and mostly a beautiful beast of darkness and more darkness, Disciples of the Hex is a unique entity of force and esoterica, a herald of a new age of darkness. Be it doom or thrash or both at the same time or none of the above – this album should be heard and acknowledged.” 8/10
Maelstrom Zine review.

“It’s essentially a doom metal album with a heavy Celtic Frost indebted crunch. There’s a certain heroic vibe in there. All in all this is heartfelt and engaging stuff.” 7/10
Metal Hammer review.

“Damnation’s Hammer is a band to be reckoned with, they have released in Disciples of the Hex a very strong debut album.” 8/10
Metal Temple review.

“Abandon all hope and surrender to the disciples of the ancient hex...” 9/10
MetalBite review.

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