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DOWN Returns With Powerful New EP and Tour This Week!

The five year wait is now over! Metal forerunners DOWN have released DOWN IV Part One: The Purple EP this week via Down Records/Independent Label Group. Click here to stream it now on AOL Music.

The six song EP is the first in a series of four EP’s planned for release over the next year. DOWN, which includes Philip Anselmo (Pantera) on vocals, Pepper Keenan (C.O.C.) on lead guitars, Kirk Windstein (Crowbar) on guitar, Jimmy Bowery (Eye Hate God) on drums, and Pat Brudners (Crowbar), the newest addition to the line-up, on bass, have kicked off a string of tour dates that began yesterday in Dallas, TX, and ends October 2 in Charlotte, NC.

Self-produced and recorded at Nodfertu’s Lair, located at Anselmo’s New Orleans home, Down IV Part I – The Purple EP is full of staggering riffs, thunderous drums, and Anselmo’s inimitable delivery crush and captivate over the course of the collection’s six songs.


9/19 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom

9/21 – Sauget, IL @ Pop’s Nightclub

9/22 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues

9/23 – Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot

9/25 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues

9/26 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory

9/28 – New York, NY @ Best Buy Theatre

9/29 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

9/30 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore

10/2 – Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall