Influences: Pink Floyd, Alice In Chains, Tool, Black Sabbath, Unitopia, Stone Temple Pilots, Jimmy Eat World, Naxatras
"Damien successfully combines good musicianship with solid songwriting and arrangement skills, and is able to apply this across a range on genres and creative contexts to produce work of a good quality."
-Tim Hawes (Spice Girls, S Club 7, Sugababes, No Angels, Jimmy Blue)
"Damien has a solid understanding of touring logistics and finance and is able to think not only creatively, but with an attention to detail that make him an ideal candidate for Tour management work."
- Matthew Russell (Oasis, Queen, Metallica, Coldplay, Robert Plant)
"Damien is a competent and dedicated creative artist, both in his band project 'Crutch for Hire' and in other collaborative projects, where he has shown creativity and flexibility as a musician. I look forward to see where he takes the music!"
- Kaya Herstad-Carney (Bon Jovi, Ringo Starr, The Science of the Lamps)
"Damien is a composer with a great ear and really strong musical ideas. His production is always to a high standard and he would be a great candidate for any project in the world of music for media. Certainly one of the stars at ACM in 2019 and one to watch for the future!"
- Jamie Wilson (The Academy of Contemporary Music, Saren)