Pepper Keenan on the Upcoming Down EP, ‘Down IV—Part Two,’ and the Possibility of Reuniting with Corrosion of Conformity

April 10, 2014   Guitar World recently caught up with Down guitarist Pepper Keenan to discuss the group’s upcoming EP, Down IV—Part Two (on sale May 20), the departure of longtime guitarist Kirk Windstein, and the possibility of a reunion with his Keenan’s former band, Corrosion of Conformity. When did you start working on the upcoming Down IV—Part Two EP? We were Read More…

Hard Rock Interview: Jimmy Bower of Down

March 27, 2014 On May 9, the year’s most blistering metal lineup will crash into the tri-state area for two nights of headcrushing overdrive. Black Label Society, Down, Devil You Know and the Butcher Babies are on this year’s Revolver Golden Gods tour, and your eardrums may never be the same again. In anticipation of the show at Read More…

Pre-Order DOWN IV Part II EP from iTunes NOW

March 18, 2014

  Metal supergroup Down has unveiled their new track “We Knew Him Well” from their upcoming EP Down IV – Part Two, out May 13th via Down Records/ADA Music. Stereogum premiered “We Knew Him Well,” calling it “a titanic, bludgeoning deep-head-nod groove…it’s gloriously messy but locked-in in the way that only New Orleans metal bands can pull off.” Read More…

Down – Audio for “We Knew Him Well” (Stereogum Premiere)

March 17, 2014   Check out a sneak peek of DOWN’s new EP with the premiere of “We Knew Him Well”!!! Down is the New Orleans sludge-metal supergroup led by Pantera’s Phil Anselmo and Corrosion Of Conformity’s Pepper Kennan, and later this spring, they’ll release their new EP Down IV – Part Two. The first track we’ve heard Read More…

DOWN’s PEPPER KEENAN Discusses ‘IV – Part Two’ EP On ‘Metal Hammer’ Radio Show (Audio)

March 12, 2014 During this year’s Soundwave festival in Australia, Metal Hammer editor Alexander Milas conducted an interview with DOWN guitarist Pepper Keenan for the “Metal Hammer” radio show on TeamRock Radio. You can listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. DOWN will release a new EP, “Down IV – Part Two”, on May 13 via Down Records/ADA Music. Tracked at Nodferatu’s Lair — iconic vocalist Philip H. Anselmo‘s home studio — and produced by Michael Thompson, Anselmo and DOWN, Read More…

EYEHATEGOD To Release Self-Titled Album In May; New Song Available For Streaming

March 11, 2014 Legendary New Orleans gods of sludge, excess and mayhem EYEHATEGOD will release their new, self-titled album on the following dates: * May 27 in North America on Housecore Records * May 26 in Europe, Australia and New Zealand on Century Media Records * May 21 in Japan on Daymare Records A song from the CD, “Agitation! Propaganda!”, can be streamed Read More…

First Reaction: Down – “Down IV – Part Two”

March 10, 2014

by Rick Florino Down exist on a plane of their own. Remnants of Black Sabbath and Witchfinder General float through the black waters they sail, but Down IV – Part Two comes to life as a distinct, dynamic, and devilish beast. That’s the first reaction to this hulking opus from Louisiana’s finest metal outfit. The spirit of the band’s classic influences remains Read More…

DOWN Thanks Sound Wave! NEW PHOTOS!

March 6, 2014

CHECK OUT MORE PHOTOS FROM THE TOUR DOWN UNDER HERE! Super big thanks to the Sound Wave folks and all the killer bands we hung with and most of all the killer friends we made. Australia you are a special place! Pep Fly on   Thanks to Alice In Chains…Mastodon…Eagles of Death Metal…Clutch…And…Living Colour… -Bobby Read More…


February 27, 2014

TOURING THIS SPRING WITH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Metal legends Down will release their new EP Down IV – Part Two on May 13, 2014 via Down Records/ADA-Music. Tracked at Nodferatu’s Lair – iconic vocalist Philip H. Anselmo‘s home studio – and produced by Michael Thompson, Anselmo and Down, the new EP is the eagerly anticipated sequel to Down IV – Part One. Read More…

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  • 05/02/14 DOWN in Birmingham, AL
  • 05/03/14 DOWN in Asheville, NC
  • 05/04/14 DOWN in Silver Springs, MD
  • 05/05/14 DOWN in Clifton Park, NY
  • 05/07/14 DOWN in Philadelphia, PA
  • 05/08/14 DOWN in Worcester, MA
  • 05/09/14 DOWN in Sayreville, NJ
  • 05/10/14 DOWN in New York, NY
  • 05/12/14 DOWN in Toronto, ON
  • 05/13/14 DOWN in Stroudsburg, PA
  • 05/15/14 DOWN in Pittsburgh, PA
  • 05/16/14 DOWN in Columbus, OH
  • 05/17/14 DOWN in Fort Wayne, IN
  • 05/19/14 DOWN in Sioux Falls, SD
  • 05/20/14 DOWN in Chicago, IL
  • 05/21/14 DOWN in Saint Paul, MN
  • 05/23/14 DOWN in Grand Prairie, TX
  • 05/24/14 DOWN in Austin, TX
  • 08/01/14 DOWN in Viveiro
  • 08/03/14 DOWN in Lokersen