Related Information for Damnation A.d. Damnation A.D. first came together in 1993, led by songwriter/guitarist Ken Olden and singer Mike "DC" McTernan. They used their DC punk roots to create an ultra-heavy, dark metallic that became that template for future generations of metal and hardcore bands. DAD's first full-length came out in 1995, and they put out three other releases before calling it a day.One of the true underground hardcore legends in America, Damnation A.D. is resurfacing after an almost eight-year hiatus.. read more