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Saturday, September 20, 2008


Alright, alright! Here are Down's albums Down II: A Bustle In Your Hedgerow and Down III: Over The Under. Down is a super group from New Orleans members from such acts as Corrosion of Conformity, Superjoint Ritual, Crowbar, Eyehategod, and Kingdom of Sorrow. I'm a big fan of Phil Anselmo and of the Sludge metal genre, so I was drawn to Down like a fly to a zap light. I was met with Down II, a marvelous album altogether, very well put together. Frustrated and angry, absolutely beautiful composition. I am truly sorry that I don't have their first album NOLA, but I can't find it anywhere I go. Gotta keep looking.

Even if you aren't a fan of sludge, this is a very easy band to get into, Phil really shows his vocal talents, and Pepper Keenan throws out some really great riffs.

Down II: A Bustle In Your Hedgerow
0. Lysergik Funeral Procession
1. There’s Something On My Side
2. The Man That Follows Hell
3. Stained Glass Cross
4. Ghosts Along The Mississippi
5. Learn From This Mistake
6. Beautifully Depressed
7. Where I’m Going
8. Doobinterlude
9. New Orleans Is A Dying Whore
10. The Seed
11. Lies, I Don’t Know What They Say But
12. Flambeaux’s Jamming With St. Aug
13. Dog Tired
14. Landing On The Mountains Of Meggido

Down III: Over The Under
1.Three Suns and One Star 05:42
2.The Path 04:12
3.N.O.D. 04:03
4.I Scream 03:51
5.On March the Saints 04:13
6.Never Try 04:58
7.Mourn 04:47
8.Beneath the Tides 05:34
9.His Majesty the Desert 02:28
10.Pillamyd 05:18
11.In the Thrall of It All 06:23
12.Nothing in Return (Walk Away) 08:55

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