The Road So Far...
Founded by brothers Mark Kennedy (guitar and vocals) and Dean Kennedy (drums), accompanied by Jon King (Lead guitar) and Luis Eguren (Bass) Damnations Day released their debut album “Invisible, the Dead” to amazing reviews.
Off the release of "Invisible, the Dead" 2013, (released with NIGHTMARE records, Now Signed to Sensory Records), Damnations Day have been working hard, supporting such bands as NIGHTWISH, SYBREED, PSYCROPTIC, BLACK MAJESTY, WIDOW, TERAMAZE, PEGAZUS, VANISHING POINT, KING PARROT, SOILWORK, BATTLE BEAST, SALAMANDRA, CIRCLE II CIRCLE and HELLOWEEN as well as headlining shows and appearing in Australian Metal festivals such as Steel Assassins NSW and Stormrider Festival WA.
In September 2014 Damnations Day joined ACCEPT on the Scandinavian and European leg of their BLIND RAGE TOUR. This amazing opportunity allowed DDAY to expose them selves to 28, sold-out shows in front of 1000-3000 people a night playing in legendary venues!
2015 was a year full of writing, and the final touches were completed for DDAY's 2nd album released 2017.
Teaming up with new Label, Sensory Records, Titled “A World Awakens”, DDAYS second release promises to maintain the raw energy, power and integrity of their debut release ‘Invisible the Dead’, while showcasing the bands growth in maturity, honesty and depth of both their musicianship and songwriting.
Not leaning to just one genre or direction, “A World Awakens” is an album that will have your undivided attention on first listen, only to pull you in further and further more on repeat.
Finding themselves supporting ACCEPT again and this time in their home town in September 2017, And with new permanent member Luis Eguren DDAY set their sights forward to their 1st Headline European tour.
DDAY set out on their first headline tour in February 2018 with Greek band “POEM” promoting their latest album “A World Awakens”. DDAY look forward to now hitting the studio again in preparation for a 3rd instalment.
Damnations Day learnt a lot from their live shows and tours, and are determined to greater define their sound. Although showing versatility over different styles, playing on the bigger stage has refined the direction of their music combining the maturity and knowledge gained through the experiences of touring and time.
They remain determined as ever to bring mature, professional, and honest music that is not directly covered by just one genre as well as bringing an energetic and powerful atmosphere to their live performance.