The campaign to save famous London rock haunt the Crobar picks up pace with the release of the “Music When The Lights Go Out” documentary. Read all about it here.
In En Minor, Phil Anselmo croons like The Grinch reaping and raping your Christmas but, reassuringly, he leaves you…
From the sludge of Down to the power of Alice In Chains, UK stoners Of Concrete Gods talk through some of their biggest influences.
For this episode of the Paltrocast podcast, host Darren Paltrowitz speaks with singer Phil Anselmo, long-time Guns N’ Roses keyboardist Dizzy Reed, and MLW wrestler Richard Holliday of The Dynasty.
Mr. Elevator is the solo project of Tomas Dolas, keyboardist of the highly successful garage, psychedelic rock band
PureGrainAudio’s Darren Paltrowitz spoke with Crowbar founder Kirk Windstein about the band’s past, present and future including upcoming Canadian tour dates, and a solo record.
In Flames have delivered a short, sweet and respectful tribute to some A-class musicians and it is well worth its short run time.
Illinois indie rockers Looming will follow up their 2015 debut Nailbiter with the new album Seed on September 29 through No Sleep.
And what it is my friend is a raw, unholy blast of traditional black metal. No grooves, no mellow bits, just raw, nasty buzzing black metal riffs with Anselmo’s feral screams layered over the top of the six tracks.
#TBT May 6th, 2014 Rex Brown, seminal bassist for Pantera and Down, has been focused on a new musical outlet…
With heavy classic rock influence reminiscent of The Black Keys and Jimi Hendrix, alt-rock darlings The Universal Tone release their new song and first single, “Down,” via SoundCloud.
Down are an interesting choice of headliner for the first day. Yes, there is no doubting that Phil Anselmo is a heavy metal legend but, to follow the theatrics of Dimmu Borgir with a set of weed-soaked stoner anthems was always going to be a tough call. Still, Anselmo and his Down brethren pull out a stunning set for an audience who soak up every weed-stained riff of the likes of “Witch Tripper” and “Lifer” while “Hail The Leaf” sums up everything that is great about Down and proves why they were the perfect way to end a great first day at Bloodstock.
Metal supergroup Down has unveiled their new track “We Knew Him Well” from their upcoming EP Down IV – Part Two, out May 13th via Down Records/ADA Music. Stereogum premiered “We Knew Him Well,” calling it “a titanic, bludgeoning deep-head-nod groove…it’s gloriously messy but locked-in in the way that only New Orleans metal bands can pull off.”
In part two (part one can be found here) of our chat with horror fanatic and heavy metal legend Phil Anselmo, the frontman tells us what he thinks makes a good horror movie and talks more about his long-awaited book.