Metal icon Phil Anselmo flashes his funny side in ‘Metal Grasshopper’ web series

July 23, 2014 Phil Anselmo’s public persona is not generally described as “funny.” As the lead shouter of a succession of extreme hard rock bands – the Illegals, Down and, most famously, Pantera – the heavily tattooed frontman comes across as intense, angry, driven, even frightening. Not surprisingly, he is a big fan of boxing and horror movies. Read More…

DOWN IV Part II Promotion

July 23, 2014

Summer Promotion! Pick up DOWN IV Part II at an FYE record store near you!  From now until August 10th the EP will be sale priced.  Pick up your copy and get a free Epitaph Records sampler with your purchase! Facebook: Twitter: @officialfye Instagram: officialfye

Metal Hammer Features Pepper Keenan

July 22, 2014

Metal Hammer Pick up the latest issue of Metal Hammer and check out the “I Love…” feature with Pepper Keenan on Led Zeppelin.  Here’s an excerpt: They blew everyone’s mind, man… “The first time I heard Zeppelin I’d just won a contest: we had to fight for a greased watermelon in a swimming pool at summer Read More…


July 21, 2014 Professionally filmed video footage of PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS — the band led by former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo — performing on July 4 at the Roskilde Festival in Roskilde, Denmark can be seen below.Anselmo is currently touring Europe with his backup band THE ILLEGALS — guitarist Marzi Montazeri Read More…

PHILIP ANSELMO Talks 20th Anniversary Of PANTERA’s ‘Driven’, Debut Solo Album And ‘Rock Stars’ (Video)

July 14, 2014 TV Rock Live conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current DOWN singer Philip Anselmo at this year’s Hellfest, which was held June 20-22 in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the recent 20th-anniversary reissue of PANTERA‘s “Far Beyond Driven” album, which still stands as the heaviest LP to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard chart, Anselmo said: “I don’t think any of Read More…

PHILIP ANSELMO On Performing PANTERA Classics With REX BROWN: ‘We’re Just Having Fun’ Read

July 10, 2014 French webmagazine Hard Force‘s “Metal XS” (<a ” href=”” target=”_blank”>web site) conducted a joint interview with vocalist Philip Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN) and drummer Kjetil-Vidar “Frost” Haraldstad (SATYRICON, 1349) at this year’s Hellfest, which was held June 20-22 in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat — along with separate interviews with members of EXTREME, SKID ROW, SOULFLY and DEEP PURPLE — in the 16-minute report below.Asked about his recent Read More…

Video Interview with Philip Anselmo Backstage at Download Festival

July 3, 2014

Check out the Philip Anselmo video backstage at Download Festival.  

NEW VIDEO – DOWN Performs “We Knew Him Well” From May 24th in Austin, TX

June 24, 2014

Check out the video of DOWN performing “We Knew Him Well” filmed on location in Austin, TX by Mike Holderbeast and the Cement Level Crew: William Holderby Sr.,Caro Bab, Robert Major and Ryan..Audio recorded and mastered by Steven W. Richardson..Special thanks to Mr. Bruce Corbitt. Check out Mike Holderbeast’s YouTube channel for a slew of Read More…

Total Guitar – 5 Minutes Alone with Pepper Keenan

June 20, 2014

Chilling at home before touring with DOWN, Pepper Keenan proves rock is still dangerous as he changes a power-saw blade while talking to TG. I got my first real six string…”I acquired my guitar when I was 14 years old. A friend of mine, who was 16, was trying to outrun the police on a Read More…

Rock N Real Reviews DOWN IV Part II

June 20, 2014 About a year and a half ago I had the opportunity to review the official fourth Down release which was the first part of their EP collection. ‘The Purple EP’ as it was dubbed, was a difficult release not to award maximum marks on the website!! It brought every aspect of the Down sound into a concise tight Read More…

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  • 08/11/14 DOWN in Majano (Udine)
  • 08/12/14 DOWN in Ravenna
  • 08/14/14 DOWN in Dinkelsbuehl
  • 08/15/14 DOWN in Le Locle
  • 09/22/14 DOWN in Miami, FL