Heat Of Damage is a four-piece metal band from Sacramento, California. Originating in a state that has brought the metal world countless legendary bands, Heat Of Damage’s genesis is rooted in a place incredibly ripe for the development of something new. Bay Area Thrash, with groups like Metallica and Exodus, hometown heroes Deftones and Papa Roach, and an extensive list of other influences all laid the foundation upon which Heat Of Damage continues to build.
Cataclysm is a dark and progressive blend of a variety of heavy music. Heat Of Damage crosses aggressive styles such as thrash metal, groove metal, hardcore, and even stoner metal. Each track keeps a consistent sound of heavy metal with tight vocal chemistry, infectious instrumentation and captivating songwriting that is driving yet unpredictable. While spinning down a wild path of chaotic elements, the album can effortlessly do the opposite and immerse you in an emotional whirlwind of blissful melody. The track Sigfried`s Last Bow with a very innovative and interesting beginning,
Lyrically, the songs convey a wide range of ideas spanning subjects such as historical events, nihilism, sheer human emotion and worldly topics that impact the lives of all mankind. Those topics range from environmental awareness, oppression within society and the current political climate in the world we live in. The personal events that have impacted each member of the band’s lives directly influenced the nature of the album’s sound and through pure hardship and determination, the band have captured a truly epic and destructive body of music that cannot be overlooked.
Dynamics and energy dominate the band’s live performances and not a fraction of these elements is lost in their recorded productions.From humble beginnings in the suburbs of Sacramento, years of dedication and a drive to constantly refine their craft have brought Heat Of Damage to the forefront of the Northern Californian metal scene. They, just like the genre of metal itself, stay true to their roots while never losing sight of what’s before them: something new. Something special waiting to be realized. Heat Of Damage aspires to take their brand of heavy music to the masses, one metalhead at a time.