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Down Perform New Song ‘The Misfortune Teller’ on Tour

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Headbanging is not only encouraged and invited at Down shows. It's expected. At the Orange Peel in Asheville, N.C. on Monday (May 21), the Phil Anselmo-fronted band performed the brand new song 'The Misfortune Teller.'

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Phil Anselmo Says Down EP Is Finished, Solo Album on the Way

Phil Anselmo
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Phil Anselmo is a busy man. While we spoke to the singer about the 20th anniversary reissue of Pantera's 'Vulgar Display of Power,' we also asked about Down's upcoming planned series of EPs. Turns out that there are lots of ideas floating around, with one EP recorded and ready to go.

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Down and Sleep To Headline Scion Rock Fest

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Courtesy of www.ScionAv.com

The 2012 Scion Rock Fest is set to hit Tampa, Fla., and its free to the public. This year's spectacle takes place on June 2, just in time for the summer swelter. Down and Sleep are set to headline the event, where 26 metal bands will perform at four different venues throughout the course of the day. The city of Tampa will never, ever be the same.

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Down Guitarist: New EP Will ‘Crush’

KirkWindstein
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Down guitarist Kirk Windstein, a busy man who is also a member of Crowbar and Kingdom of Sorrow, checked in via the band's Facebook page to offer a short and sweet update on the much anticipated upcoming EP, which is set to drop like a 10-ton hammer later this year. It's tentatively titled 'Down IV.'

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Down Plan For May Release of New EP Tentatively Titled ‘Down IV’

Down
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Good news for Down fans who have been anxiously awaiting any updates on the EPs that the band have been working on. According to drummer Jimmy Bower, the first EP has been mixed and now it just needs to get the finishing touches of mastering and artwork before it can be released. Bower is anticipating an early May release date and although the album title hasn’t been officially confirmed, it is tentatively titled ‘Down IV.’

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Phil Anselmo Offers Down Fans In-Depth Look Into Next EP

Phil Anselmo
Scott Gries, Getty Images

Heavy metal supergroup Down, led by ex-Pantera vocalist Phil Anselmo, have unveiled some very in-depth details about their upcoming EP. Since 2008, the band has been working on a ton of new music, which will materialize in the form of four separate EPs.

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Phil Anselmo Posts Video Update on Down’s Forthcoming EP

Phil Anselmo
Down - Official Site

Down frontman Phil Anselmo has recorded a 45-second video message updating fans on the band's upcoming, yet-untitled EP and wishing fans happy holidays. Anselmo posted the recording shortly after recording vocals at Nodferatu's lair, the barn studio on his 17 acre property in south Louisiana.

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Ex-Down Bassist Rex Brown Happy to Move on to Kill Devil Hill

Kill Devil Hill
Kill Devil Hill Official Site

As a teenager, Rex Brown cut his eye teeth as the bassist for Pantera. When the band broke up, he continued with vocalist Phil Anselmo in the group Down. Now, having left down because Anselmo was busy with too many projects, he is putting all of his efforts into Kill Devil Hill, his new band with ex-Black Sabbath drummer Vinny Appice, guitarist Mark Zavon and vocalist Dewey Bragg.

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Down Joined by Duff McKagan at Brazil Show

Phil Anselmo / Duff McKagan
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Velvet Revolver / ex-Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan got down with Down in concert, sitting in with the band Monday for the song 'Bury Me in Smoke' at a show in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Duff McKagan's Loaded were also on the bill, making the all-star onstage collaboration an easy one to pull off.

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Zakk Wylde, Down, Others Highlight Led Zeppelin Covers List

ed Zeppelin
Evening Standard, Getty Images

It's hard to believe that 40 years have passed since rock legends Led Zeppelin released their cryptic album (long before the days of CDS) that featured cover art depicting a painting of an old man holding a cane, with a bundle of sticks tied to his back.

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