Down are ready to move forward with the next part of their 'Down IV' EPs. 'Down IV - Part Two' is due on May 13 via the band's Down Records and ADA-Music and will give fans of the metal vets a chance to rock hard once again.
Philip Anselmo has confirmed that Down are in the studio and he did so via photographic evidence posted on Instagram. So as you can "see" the band is in full-on Down mode, making its signature bottom-feeding, swampy sludge music.
Philip Anselmo is about to release his solo debut 'Walk Through Exits Only' on July 16, which he will tour behind while backed by his band The Illegals. The solo effort is his focus, but he also has other metal irons in the fire. He revealed what's up with Down and their planned EPs and confirmed the inactive status of another project, Arson Anthem, featuring Eyehategod vocalist Mike Williams.
"I read Keith Richards' book around the time we started working on my book and it blew me away. It's the best rock 'n' roll book I've ever read, and I've read a lot of them. So yeah, I basically ripped Keith off
Down have announced that they will perform a handful of headline dates this May. Kicking things off on May 23 in Birmingham, Ala., the band will stop in 7 cities in the Southeast including Baltimore's Maryland Deathfest, and wrap things up with a hometown show in New Orleans on May 31. Tickets go on sale to the general public on
In Part 1 of Noisecreep's interview with Phillip H. Anselmo (AKA, "The Hardest Working Man in Metal), we talked about Down's latest six-song masterstroke: Down IV: Part 1 The Purple EP. He also gave us the low-down on his upcoming s
"There's this lingering anxiety, an actual true sickness," says Phil Anselmo about life in post-Katrina New Orleans. Just two weeks back Hurricane Isaac came and went, leaving entire neighborhoods water-logged an
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