Damned Rivers
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Damned Rivers

Nashville, TN | Established. Jan 01, 2017

Nashville, TN
Established on Jan, 2017
Band Rock Folk



The best kept secret in music


"Damned Rivers "On My Side""

“Southern-rooted indie folk that can hold its own anywhere in town, rivers be damned." - The Deli Magazine

"Damned Rivers "Watch You Fall""

“they've already mastered their own take on alt-country-infused rock music that contains passionate lyrics and feels self-assured”
“Keep an eye out for this band, falling doesn't seem part of the plan. Watch them rise.” - The Sound Of Confusion

"Get To Know Damned Rivers"

“The group is the brainchild of Mauldin, whose writing combines the musical proficience of The Beatles with the modern folk intuition of Conor Oberst and Dawes.”
“On their EP, Damned Rivers blend their adherence to the folk genre with a dash of punk and soul.” - No Country For New Nashville

"Damned Rivers"

“You’ll be hard pressed not to listen all the way through, let alone on repeat.” - The Wandering Lamb


Damned Rivers EP - Self released Demo

The Pugilist - Debut Album



Damned Rivers is a band out of Nashville, TN who make their own blend of americana and folk, writing heartfelt lyrics against a backdrop of punk rock energy. They utilize strong dynamics and earthy tones to write songs that are gripping and memorable. Ian Mauldin, Kyle Hassenfratz, and Mark Summarell have been making music together since 2015 when they wrote and self released a demo called the "Damned Rivers EP." Joined now by Ricky DeMeo on bass, they have been hard at work on their debut album “The Pugilist.”

Band Members