The five year wait is now over! Metal forerunners DOWN have released DOWN IV Part One: The Purple EP this week via Down Records/Independent Label Group. Click here to stream it now on AOL Music.

The six song EP is the first in a series of four EP’s planned for release over the next year. DOWN, which includes Philip Anselmo (Pantera) on vocals, Pepper Keenan (C.O.C.) on lead guitars, Kirk Windstein (Crowbar) on guitar, Jimmy Bowery (Eye Hate God) on drums, and Pat Brudners (Crowbar), the newest addition to the line-up, on bass, have kicked off a string of tour dates that began yesterday in Dallas, TX, and ends October 2 in Charlotte, NC.

9/19 - Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom

9/21 - Sauget, IL @ Pop’s Nightclub

9/22 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues

9/23 - Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot

9/25 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues

9/26 - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory

9/28 - New York, NY @ Best Buy Theatre

9/29 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

9/30 - Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore

10/2 - Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall

AuthorJordan Mohler