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Down are an all-star heavy metal side project whose original lineup consisted of members from Pantera (singer Phil Anselmo), Corrosion of Conformity (guitarist Pepper Keenan), and Crowbar (guitarist Kirk Windstein, bassist Todd Strange, and drummer Jimmy Bower). Formed in the mid-'90s when Pantera were on a brief break (between their Far Beyond Driven and The Great Southern Trendkill releases), the quartet's members had been longtime friends and decided to break up their downtime (hence their name). The EastWest label issued Down's 1995 debut, NOLA, an abbreviation for New Orleans, where all the group's original members came from. While many assumed that the band would specialize in over the top, extreme metal, it contained more elements of classic rock than the members' usual bands (a prime influence of the group being Black Sabbath). The album eventually went platinum in America, but after a supporting tour wrapped up, little was heard from the group; the members had returned to their full-time projects, leading many to assume that Down were a one-off. But Anselmo, Keenan, and Bower reconvened to work on new material in 2001, with Pantera bassist Rex Brown taking Strange's spot in the lineup. March 2002 saw the release of Down's long-awaited sophomore effort, Down II: A Bustle in Your Hedgerow. A third volume, Down III: Over the Under, followed in 2007, including Anselmo and Keenan with Windstein, Bower, and Brown. In 2010, the band released a live audio/video set, Diary of a Mad Band. Down IV appeared as a series of EPs, beginning in 2012 with Down IV, Pt. I: The Purple EP and continuing in 2014 with Down IV, Pt. II. ~ Greg Prato
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  10.   N.O.D.
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  12.   The Curse Is A Lie
  13.   On March the Saints
  14.   Rehab
  15.   Eyes of the South
  16.   Hail the Leaf
  17.   New Orleans Is a Dying Whore
  18.   Open Coffins
  19.   Learn From This Mistake
  20.   There's Something on My Side
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  22.   Misfortune Teller
  23.   Pray for the Locust
  24.   Sufferer's Years
  25.   In the Thrall of It All
  26.   Pillamyd
  27.   Mourn
  28.   Never Try
  29.   The Path
  30.   Lysergik Funeral Procession
  31.   Swan Song
  32.   Pillars of Eternity
  33.   Conjure
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  35.   The Seed
  36.   Where I'm Going
  37.   Underneath Everything
  38.   The Man That Follows Hell
  39.   Hogshead/Dogshead
  40.   Levitation
  41.   Lysergic Funeral Procession
  42.   I Scream
  43.   3 Suns and 1 Star
  44.   Lies, I Don't Know What They Say But...
  45.   Beautifully Depressed
  46.   Stained Glass Cross
  47.   Jail
  48.   Bacchanalia
  49.   This Work is Timeless
  50.   Nothing in Return (Walk Away)
  51.   Doobinterlude
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  53.   Dog Tired
  54.   His Majesty the Desert
  55.   The Tides
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  57.   Lies (I Don't Know What They Say But...)
  58.   The Curse
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