I’m a fan of bands that most people wouldn’t have a clue who I’m talking about. When you get down to it, I’ll likely pull out an old school album. However, there are bands that really do old school metal better than some of those bands from long ago.
Lush soundscapes, freaky lyrics, the odd midi-sounding stereo effects and the drone-based guitar all add up to something that is so perfect to sit down and mellow with, that it should have been released as a collectors edition with a joint and a strip of acid included…
DOWNCOUNT have quite an interesting story about the beginning of the band back in 2007. Lead vocalist DOUG KENDALL started out as the host a very political radio show that had listeners around the globe. He asked a local metal band to come and play live on the radio show and instantly hit it off with the guitarist ERIC FLEMMING, finding that the two of them shared many of the same views on world politics