DOWN - USA

Nola - 1996 - Elektra
II - A Bustle In Hedgerow... 2002 - Elektra
III - 2007 - Warner
Diary Of A Mad Band - 2011 - Ada


  
 
Members

S= Pantera, Viking Crown, Eibon, Christ Inversion, Necrophagia, Solo, Arson Anthem, Scour, Eyehategod>>PHILIP ANSELMO>>Pantera, Viking Crown, Eibon, Necrophagia, Solo, Arson Anthem, Scour, Eyehategod, En Minor
G= Valume Nob, Crowbar>>Kirk Windstein>>Crowbar, Valume Nob – Graveyard Rodeo, C.O.C.>>PEPPER KEENAN>>C.O.C.
B= Crowbar>>Todd Strange>>Crowbar - Pantera>>Rex Brown>>Pantera, Kill Devil Hill
D= Slugs, Crowbar, Eyehategod, C.O.C., The Mystick Krewe Of Clearlight, Jones's Lounge>>JIM BOWER>>Eyehategod, Crowbar, C.O.C., The Mystick Krewe Of Clearlight, Jones's Lounge
K= Christ Inversion, Drip>>BIG ROSS [ROSS KARPELMAN]



History

A project of several well-known US rockers, Nola stands for New Orleans, Louisiana. The music is close to the members' main bands and after several false starts a second album was released in 2002 this time featuring Rex of Pantera.

Down and Elektra Records parted ways in late 2003. The band's sales were slow which the band believed was due to a lack of promotion. Down’s III - Over The Under album was issued through Warner Music in the autumn of 2007. The group had reformed following Hurricane Katrina. Down had a live album and DVD, called Diary Of A Mad Band (a play on Ozzy’s Diary Of A Mad Man), in 2010. Pepper Keenan re-joined former band-mates of Corrosion Of Conformity for one show on June 18 at Kristonfest in Bilbao, Spain. Down was also on the bill. Patrick Bruders of Outlaw Order and Goatwhore replaced Rex Brown in 2011. His departure “to deal with some personal things” was initially temporary and later permanent. In 2009 Brown was diagnosed with pancreatitis, a sudden inflammation of the pancreas and underwent surgery. Down announced the band band is planning to release four separate EPs over the course of the next couple of years. In 2012, Down announced it was issuing four EPs in the next several years. The first six-track EP was due that year. Down would return to the stage touring alongside Orange Goblin, Bl'ast and King Parrot!

Former Pantera and current Down singer Philip Anselmo apologized to his current band-mates after his band’s appearance at FortaRock festival in the Netherlands was cancelled. Other promoters have also begun cancelling band shows after the singer gave a Nazi salute on stage in 2016 and shouted “white power” in Los Angeles. Anselmo quickly defended himself saying he and others were drinking white wine and the expressions were "inside joke." Phil Anselmo filled in for Eyehategod vocalist Mike Williams on two shows. The first one was at Southport Music Hall in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 19th and the second at the 2016 edition of Gwar BQ in Richmond, Virginia on August 20th. Williams was dealing with “health issues.” Eyehategod was not deterred by Anselmo’s recent racist attitude and utterings.

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