BIO and gear
The Damnits are Bob Damnit on guitar and vocals. Mike Lindenbolt on bass, Bill Patrick, brother of Damnit on lead guitar and backing vocals and Ric Martelino on drums.
Bob Damnit formed the band with Lindenbolt in the summer of 1995. The band went through multiple drummers and lead guitar players over the years including co-writer Jeff Carabine. Then it happened.
Bill Patrick, Bob Damnit's brother, joined the band after moving to Columbus in 2006. Ric Martelino joined shortly after and the band began to develop their distinct sound. The members are dedicated to the journey and their creative possibilities continue to intensify and congeal with every new song.
Bob Damnit uses Gibson Guitars, Orange and Vox Amps and Ernie Ball strings.
Bill Patrick uses Gibson Guitars. Soldano Amps. Kemper Profiling Amp. Boss, Wampler, Fulltone and Ernie Ball pedals.D'Addario strings.
Mike Lindenbolt uses Gallien-Krueger amps. Ampeg SVT 8x10 cabinets. Darkglass Microtubes effects. Fender and Schecter guitars.GHS Boomers strings. Tortex picks.
Ric Martelino uses Tama Drums and hardware. Zildjian cymbals. Regal Tip drumsticks. Remo drumheads. Cympad cymbal washers. MAY EA internal drum microphones.