Meltdown of Detroit, Michigan’s WRIF 101.1 FM radio station conducted an interview with guitarist Rob Caggiano of THE DAMNED THINGS and ANTHRAX at this past weekend’s Rock On The Range festival in Columbus, Ohio. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below.
THE DAMNED THINGS is the new band featuring members of FALL OUT BOY (Joe Trohman, Andy Hurley), ANTHRAX (Scott Ian, Rob Caggiano) and EVERY TIME I DIE (Keith Buckley, Josh Newton).
“Ironiclast”, the debut album from THE DAMNED THINGS, sold 6,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 1 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.
“Ironiclast” was released in North America on December 14, 2010 (one day earlier internationally) via Island/Def Jam.
“We’ve Got A Situation Here”, the first video from THE DAMNED THINGS, was written and directed by Brendon Small, the co-creator of Adult Swim‘s “Metalocalypse”.
THE DAMNED THINGS is:
Keith Buckley: Lead Vocals
Scott Ian: Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Rob Caggiano: Rhythm, Lead Guitar, Vocals
Joe Trohman: Rhythm, Lead Guitar, Vocals
Andy Hurley: Drums, Percussion
Josh Newton: Bass