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DOWNSET: New Song Available For Download

A brand new DOWNSET track, titled "Forever", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Forever" comes off the group's long-awaited new album, "Universal", due on March 9 through the Seattle, Washington-based label Hawino Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Check Your People" (Epitaph) wa...
February 1, 2004

DOWNSET To Release New Album In March

DOWNSET will release their new album, "Universal", in March through Seattle, Washington-based label Hawino Records. "Universal" was produced by guitarist Brian "Ares" Schwager, mixed by Wes Seidman and mastered by Tom Baker, and features the band lineup of Ares, Rey Orepeza (vocals),Chris Lee (drum...
January 21, 2004

DOWNSET Ink New Deal, Prepare To Release Album

DOWNSET have signed a worldwide deal with the Seattle, Washington-based label Hawino Records. The group's new album, "Universal", was produced by guitarist Brian "Ares" Schwager and features the band lineup of Ares, Rey Orepeza (vocals),Chris Lee (drums) and Rico Villasenor (bass). The complete tra...
November 25, 2003

DOWNSET Complete Work On New Album

DOWNSET have completed work on their new album, "Universal", tentatively due before the end of the year through an as-yet-undisclosed label. The 11-song CD was produced by guitarist Brian "Ares" Schwager and features the band lineup of Ares, Rey Orepeza (vocals),Chris Lee (drums) and Rico Villaseno...
August 28, 2003


DOWNSET will play at "Graff Angeles" on Saturday, August 2 at Qtopia in Hollywood, California. The eight-hour event (11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.) will feature live graffiti exhibits by universally known artists/crews, including CBS, AWR, WCA, UTI, MTA, LOD, COI, K4P, TKO, SH, and many more. Tattooing, pier...
June 27, 2003

DOWNSET Cancel European Tour

DOWNSET, the Los Angeles-based rap-metallers, have been forced to cancel their European tour, according to Kerrang!. Frontman Rey Oropeza is suffering from strep throat and doctors have ordered him to rest for at least four to six weeks. Oropeza's throat infection occurred after the recording of the...
April 10, 2003

DOWNSET Announce European Dates

The current touring lineup of DOWNSET — Rey Oropeza (vocals),Chris Lee (drums),Roy Lozano (bass),and Roy Z (guitar) — have announced a host of European dates during October/November. They are as follows: Oct. 27 – Lintfabriek - Kontich, BEL Oct. 28 - La Boule Noire - Paris, FRA Oct. 29 - Le Jardi...
October 24, 2002

MEDICATION Recruit Ex-DOWNSET Drummer For European Tour

MEDICATION will reportedly be utilizing the services of ex-DOWNSET/DEADBOLT drummer Chris Hamilton on the group's upcoming European tour, which is rumored to include stint as the opening act the upcoming MOTÖRHEAD/ANTHRAX trek. Hamilton replaces Jason Loree, who performed at the band's recent U.S. d...
September 21, 2002

HALFORD's Crucible Set For June 25th Release Through Metal-Is Records

HALFORD have set Crucible as the title of their sophomore studio CD, due through the Metal-Is label on June 25th (one day earlier in the European territory). Conceived in various American studios during the past 12 months, Crucible is the long-awaited studio follow-up to HALFORD's critically-acclaim...
April 21, 2002

MEDICATION Add Paris Appearance To Upcoming Itinerary

MEDICATION, featuring former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE/LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, will reportedly be performing at the Hard Rock Awards show (sponsored by the French metal mag...
March 4, 2002

Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Drummer Recording With MEDICATION, AMEN Skinsman To Fill In During Live Shows

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current A PERFECT CIRCLE drummer Josh Freese is sitting behind the kit during the recording sessions for MEDICATION's full-length debut, according to the group's management. Although AMEN sticksman Shannon Larkin was strongly rumored to be playing the drums on the upcoming C...
February 26, 2002

Archive News Aug 14, 2001

Amid industry rumblings indicating that over half a million finished CDs of POWERMAN 5000's Anyone For Doomsday? CD had to be destroyed as the band were sent back into the studio to write more material with “outside writers” to be included on the revised version of the album when it appears in earl...
August 14, 2001

Archive News Jun 11, 2001

KUSH, the Los Angeles-based 'supergroup' that includes in its ranks FEAR FACTORY bassist Christian Olde Wolbers, FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera, DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter and CYPRESS HILL frontman B-Real, is due to make its first-ever live appearance tonight, June 11th, at Club Viny...
June 11, 2001

Archive News May 25, 2001

ANTHRAX has been officially confirmed as the new headliner of the Thrash Of The Titans benefit concert for TESTAMENT vocalist Chuck Billy, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. ANTHRAX joins EXODUS, VIO-LENCE, HEATHEN, DEATH ANGEL and other artists that are tentatively scheduled to perform at the...
May 25, 2001