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DOWN Drummer Says New EP Is 'Really Aggressive And Raw'

DOWN, the acclaimed New Orleans band which features in its ranks CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Patrick Bruders (CROWBAR), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, PANTERA) — entered the studio in October to begin recording the first in a series of four ...

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'70000 Tons Of Metal' Video Recap

Metal Injection boarded the second edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise this past January and has posted a recap of all the madness that happened on the high seas in a five-minute video clip, featuring footage of fans and bands and all the craziness that happened aboard the Majesty Of The Seas cruise ...

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DOWN Members Talk Upcoming EP, Split With Bassist REX BROWN

DOWN, the acclaimed New Orleans band which features in its ranks CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Patrick Bruders (CROWBAR), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, PANTERA) — entered the studio in October to begin recording the first in a series of four ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's 'Painkiller' Spotlighted In 'Mars Attacks' Podcast

This month's edition of the "Mars Attacks" Classic Albums column focuses on JUDAS PRIEST's "Painkiller" album. Written comments about "Painkiller" from an assortment of people— including former JUDAS PRIEST lead singer Tim "Ripper" Owens; the album's producer, Chris Tsangarides; Kirk Windstein of CROWBAR and DOWN; Jason Bittner of SHADOWS FALL; and Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal of ...

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FEHLER Signs With HAMMERHEART RECORDS

Hammerheart Records has announced the signing of the Dutch sludge metal band FEHLER. The band's new album, "Dissona", will be released in the spring. The CD will feature cover artwork by Comaworx (DEATHSPELL OMEGA, URFAUST, PORTAL, NECROPHAGIA). FEHLER is a four-piece outfit from the southern part of the Netherlands featuring guitarist Twan van Geel (LEGION ...

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DOWN's PHILIP ANSELMO Checks In From 'Nodferatu's Lair' (Video)

After laying down vocals for the new DOWN EP at Nodferatu's Lair, DOWN/ex-PANTERA frontman and Housecore Records owner Philip Anselmo recorded a short one-minute video message to wish fans a happy holiday and New Year. Check it out below. Nodferatu's Lair is the barn studio on Anselmo's 17-acre property in rural south Louisiana. Its name ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Interviewed On Brazil's MTV (Video)

Philip Anselmo (DOWN, PANTERA, ARSON ANTHEM, SUPERJOINT RITUAL) was interviewed by the Brazilian MTV after DOWN's appearance at this year's edition of the SWU Music And Arts Festival on November 14 in Paulínia, São Paulo, Brazil. You now watch the chat in two parts below. Anselmo split his head open after hitting it with his ...

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DOWN's PHILIP ANSELMO Bleeds For Metal In Brazil (Video)

Video footage of DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo hitting his head with his microphone no less than four times within seconds of each other during the band's performance at this year's edition of the SWU Music And Arts Festival earlier today (Monday, November 14) in Paulnia, So Paulo, Brazil can be seen below (watch around 2:55 ...

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HELMET: 'So Long' Video Released

HELMET's video for the song "So Long" can be viewed below. The clip was directed by feature-film producer Eddie Granillo ("Interstate", "The Craving") and produced by Keptone Filmz. The footage was shot last April during the band's Metalliance Tour with ST VITUS, CROWBAR, KYLESA, RED FANG, HOWL and ATLAS MOTH. "So Long" comes off HELMET's ...

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REX BROWN: Why I Quit DOWN

Metal Maiden conducted an interview with KILL DEVIL HILL the band featuring Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, BLACK SABBATH, DIO) on drums, Rex Brown (DOWN, PANTERA) on bass, Mark Zavon (RATT, W.A.S.P., 40 CYCLE HUM) on guitar and Jason "Dewey" Bragg (PISSING RAZORS) on vocals on October 4 in Morgantown, West Virginia. You can now ...

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DOWN To Play Two Hometown Shows This Halloween

DOWN, the acclaimed New Orleans band which features in its ranks CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Patrick Bruders (CROWBAR), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, PANTERA) will play two shows in its hometown this Halloween weekend at Southport Music Hall on October ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Frontman Joins JAMEY JASTA On Stage In Connecticut (Video)

ALL THAT REMAINS frontman Phil Labonte joined Jamey Jasta (HATEBREED, KINGDOM OF SORROW) on stage this past Thursday night (September 8) at the Webster Theater in Hartford, Connecticut to perform the song "Something You Should Know" from Jasta's recently released solo album, simply entitled "Jasta". Fan-filmed footage of Labonte's appearance can be seen below. Jasta's ...

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LAMB OF GOD Frontman Joins JAMEY JASTA On Stage In Connecticut (Video)

LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe joined Jamey Jasta (HATEBREED, KINGDOM OF SORROW) on stage last night (Thursday, September 8) at the Webster Theater in Hartford, Connecticut to perform the song "Enslaved, Dead Or Depraved" from Jasta's recently released solo album, simply entitled "Jasta". Fan-filmed footage of Blythe's appearance can be seen below. Jasta's backing ...

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Fear In a Handful of Dust - ELITIST

Well, it's not a reinterpretation of HURTLOCKER's "Fear in a Handful of Dust", nor is it of the same musical style, but the violence levels are similar, which is the only comparison of relevance in an otherwise completely irrelevant comparison. For that matter the violence dealt on the full-length debut album from Portland's ELITIST is ...

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