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Down Perform With Former Bassist Rex Brown in Dallas

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Down and former bassist Rex Brown reunited onstage Tuesday night (Sept. 18) for the first time since the musician exited the band last year. The veteran rocker and longtime cohort of Down singer Phil Anselmo dating back to the Pantera years, came out to perform during the encore songs of 'Stone the Crow' and 'Bury Me in Smoke' during the group's set in Dallas. (Watch footage below.)

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Win a ‘Down IV Part 1, The Purple EP’ Prize Pack

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This is the beginning of a very productive time for the hard rock supergroup known as Down. The band is in the process of releasing four EPs, with the first one, dubbed 'Down IV Part 1, The Purple EP' arriving Sept. 18. The disc is definitely a solid opener to their overall project and Loudwire is proud to team with Down to offer you a prize pack centered on the first EP release.

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Down Offer Advance Stream of New Release ‘Down IV Part I – The Purple EP’

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Down will drop 'Down IV Part I - The Purple EP,' a six-song set, on Sept. 18, and in advance of the release they are offering a full stream via Billboard.com. The band has made no secret of the fact that they plan to follow it with three more EPs, which begs the question. Why aren't they releasing full albums? The answer is simple. It's easier and more efficient to go the EP route, since it gets music into a fan's hands sooner than later.

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Phil Anselmo Issues Video Update During Hurricane Isaac

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Down frontman and metal icon Philip Anselmo issued a video update while smack dab in the middle of Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana. Anselmo initially issued the clip a few days ago, but the audio quality was poor and indiscernible. It has since been republished with better audio quality. Of course, Anselmo's description of the storm was peppered with eff bombs, but he provided a first-person perspective, and one that is uniquely Anselmo, of what life is like during a hurricane.

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Philip Anselmo Inks Book Deal to Share His Personal Travails in Music

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Former Pantera singer Philip Anselmo has certainly lived a colorful life, and now it looks as though readers will get a chance to thumb through the details of his music, his friendships, and his addictions in all their glory as the vocalist just inked a book deal for his autobiography.

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Phil Anselmo Talks Upcoming Down EP, Solo Album + More

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Phil Anselmo was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. Anselmo talked about the upcoming  Down disc 'Down IV Part I - The Purple EP' as well as his own solo album, his own label Housecore Records and much more. If you missed Jackie’s show, read the full interview with Phil Anselmo below:

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Down Enter Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame

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After five consecutive wins and some serious rallying by fans, Down have entered the Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame. Not to mention, frontman Phil Anselmo makes Cage Match history by being the first person to enter the Hall of Fame with two different bands, first with Pantera for their single ‘Piss’ and now with Down for their track ‘Witchtripper.’

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Down vs. Stone Sour – Cage Match

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Down fans did some serious rallying for a win against Three Days Grace but can Phil Anselmo and the boys win their fifth straight battle and earn entrance into Loudwire’s Cage Match Hall of Fame?

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Down vs. Three Days Grace – Cage Match

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Photos: www.ScionAv.com / Facebook: Three Days Grace

Down continue on their path to victory as they dominate the competition, with their latest victim being Chevelle. Will they be able to do it again against today’s challengers?

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Down vs. Chevelle – Cage Match

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Photos: www.ScionAv.com / Facebook: Chevelle

Down continue to dominate the Cage Match, but will they be able to do it again against today’s opponents?

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