Genre: Varied - Rock, Metal, Hip Hop, New Age, Soundscapes
Location: Portland, ME
Sponsors: Steven King, 100.3 FM WKIT, Monster House Creations
"A child shall lead them..."
Damien Zygote was born in New York City, NY. After a fairy tale childhood funded by the adult entertainment industry, he eventually relocated to Maine. The culture shock of life in rural Maine led to his experimentation and exploration of alternative realities, while immersing himself into the local music scene. He was briefly involved in a band that was rumored to be a children's doomsday cult called The Amen Family before exiting the group to becoming a solo artist.
A series of self-produced EPs and Albums landed him on the largest radio stations in Maine, including Stephen King's WKIT and Spinout on WCYY and WTOS. Damien Zygote has performed as direct support for Armor For The Broken, The Brides and Angels Beneath Me, as well as a special appearance in the Freak Show Tent at the 2007 OZZFEST. Influenced by everything from Korn, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Sex Pistols, Ministry, Black Sabbath, Slayer, Murderdolls, Depeche Mode, Aphex Twin and others, his musical styles range from Metal and EBM to Industrial, Punk and Trip Hop.
It was only a matter of time before a regional following began to take shape. Damien’s close relationship with his core fans, dubbed S.K.I.D.Z (Sic Kids Into Damien Zygote), has contributed toward his national popularity as an artist through the media and internet. A multi talented artist, entertainer and personality, DZ has carved out a place for himself and his S.K.I.D.Z in the worldwide underground music scene and continues to gain popularity with new audiences of all ages.
Since being represented by Dark Moon Entertainment, he received national recognition via press coverage Wonka Vision Magazine, Horro Hound Magazine, CMJ, NMM, NMR, features in various horror conevntions including Chiller and Fangoria, internet and satellite radio, plus several direct marketing and targeted promotional campaigns.