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Rank #33 US Kansas City, MO Metal / Death Metal / Deathcore


  • Ryan Ensign Guitar
  • Micah Watson Vocals
  • Jimmy Spradlin Bass
  • Nolan Horine Drums
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Sounds Like: Cannibal Corpse, Ovid's Withering, ZAO Official, Emperor, The Black Dahlia Murder

DAMNED BY THE POPE is a death metal band from Kansas City, Missouri, and was formed in 2008 as a joke, reborn in 2012 the band decided to start taking their music much, much more seriously. After releasing a 2 song de... See Full Bio

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Check out the album cover for "Son Ov The Dawn" in our pictures section and on fb! Due out February 13th 2015!


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  • 2014

    Feb 1

    Kansas City, MISSO, US | 8:00pm
    Black Label Cycles
    Kansas City, MISSO, US
    Sat Feb 01 8:00pm


    Damned by the pope 8 to 830 Plague In Faith 8:45 to 9:15 Bleed the victim 9:30 to 10 Il Da Morte 10:15- 11 Prometheus Fire-God 11:15 to end Doors at 7 show at 8pm 6 bucks at the door ALL AGES Black Label Cycles 825 Mulberry street, KCMO

  • 2013

    Oct 19

    Kearney, MO, US | 5:00pm
    House Show
    Kearney, MO, US
    Sat Oct 19, 2013 5:00pm


    www.facebook.com/OriginsBandKC www.youtube.com/OriginsBandKC www.twitter.com/OriginsBandKC www.reverbnation.com/OriginsBandKC WeAreOrigins@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/events/215319968637194/215320551970469/

  • 2013

    Aug 17

    Lawrence, KS, US | 5:00pm

    Lawrence, KS, US
    Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:00pm


    www.facebook.com/OriginsBandKC www.youtube.com/OriginsBandKC www.twitter.com/OriginsBandKC www.reverbnation.com/OriginsBandKC WeAreOrigins@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/events/492491900832867/

  • 2013

    Jul 13

    Overland Park, KS, US | 8:00pm

    Overland Park, KS, US
    Sat Jul 13, 2013 8:00pm


    tba plus studio patrick

  • 2013

    Jun 18

    Kansas City, MO, US | 8:00pm

    Kansas City, MO, US
    Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:00pm


    Goat Entertainment presents THE END OF HUMANITY Tour with Comatose Music artist, FACE OF OBLIVION!!! "Ever wonder what happened to supreme death metal vocalist James Lee after his departure from Origin? Here is your answer. Lee swings the microphone with authority on The Embers of Man from Mankato, MN’s Face of Oblivion, an album on which he is also credited with lyrics. No big surprises here; just a solid tech-death album that doesn’t forsake songwriting for blind technicality. In other words, this isn’t off-the-chain tech-death like Brain Drill or Necrophagist, but those elements are present, just used more selectively and done in service to the song. Tunes like openers “Dead to Me” and “Drowned in Blood” take a more direct approach to tech-death (which almost seems like an oxymoron), right down to the semi-conventional song structures that include recognizable – if basic – choruses. Lee of course demonstrates his impressive versatility, which includes his distinct screams and growls, as well as some rather Origin-like patterns on songs such as “Panacea.” Rather than taking the have-arpeggio-sweeps-will-travel approach, those elements, along with the active bass playing, are used with wise selectivity; one example being the well-placed sweep bursts on “Lecherous Indignities,” one of the more dynamically composed tracks. That’s not to say that things don’t get a little nuts at times, particularly during the tempo-varied sweep-fest that is “Undesigned,” but even in that case there is a degree of linearity involved. The Embers of Man takes a few spins to fully appreciate, which is usually a good sign. While it will probably not grace 2011 year-end lists the world over, it is a respectable first effort and one that most fans of the technical side of death metal should enjoy. Welcome back, James." Written by Scott Alisoglu August 18th, 2011

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    Love what you're doing here! Fan me back and l give my music a listen including my remix of Meat Katie's "I Was There" available for free download! Thanks! \M/
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    Hell yeah! Your two tracks are fucking awesome! Stoked to hear more from you guys!!! BTW: We are very excited to announce that Stitched Up Heart (from Hollywood) will be...
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