After canceling the last three shows due to a "strep throat," vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) was back on stage earlier tonight (Sunday, March 18) with his DOWN bandmates — CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA) and guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR) — at MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as the support act for HEAVEN AND HELL and MEGADETH. The band is expected to play all the remaining shows on the tour, which include:
Mar. 20 - Sault St. Marie, ON @ Steelback Centre
Mar. 22 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
Mar. 24 - London, ON @ John Labatt Centre
Mar. 26 - Montreal, PQ @ Bell Centre
Mar. 27 - Quebec City, PQ @ Colisee Pepsi Arena
Mar. 28 - Ottawa, ON @ Civic Centre
As previously reported, DOWN premiered a brand new song, entitled "I Scream", during their headlining appearance at the El Corazon club in Seattle, Washington on March 9. A video clip of the track has surfaced and can be viewed at YouTube.com.
Check out pictures from the Seattle show at this location.
DOWN entered a Los Angeles studio last month to begin recording its third full-length album, tentatively titled "Down III". Producer Warren Riker (CROWBAR, SUBLIME) is helming the effort, for which the band had reportedly composed more than 18 tracks.