Taking their name from the lyrics to Ram Jam's 'Black Betty', The Damned Things are an outfit consisting of members of Anthrax, Every Time I Die and Fall Out Boy. This, their debut album, was released at the tail end of 2010 and is currently being promoted by a tour across North America.
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