Tag: Down

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: June 16th – June 22nd

“Album Of The Day” is a Last Rites Facebook feature we started whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone chooses to

Down – Down IV Part I – The Purple EP Review

Considering that Down has basically been a full-time band for several years now, the development of the fourth entry in their recorded catalog sure took a long damn time. Eventually they announced that Down IV

90s Essentials – Volume One

In 2010 , the Last Rites staff compiled and released a series of ten features collectively detailing The 100 Most Essential Albums Of The 2000s, a comprehensive overview intended as something of a guide for the discerning metalhead

Arson Anthem – Insecurity Notoriety Review

Arson Anthem was born of a shared love of vintage punk between Nola icons Mike Williams (Eyehategod) and Phil Anselmo (Pantera / Down). Homeless post-Katrina, Williams crashed in Anselmo’s guest quarters, and the pair would

Down – III: Over the Under Review

To say that a lot has happened since we last heard from Down doesn’t even begin to cover it. The years of drug addiction and recovery, debilitating health conditions, and the twin horrors of Hurricane Katrina and