Throwdown is an American straight edge groove metal baund frae Orange Coonty, Californie, formed in 1997. They hae toured as pairt o Ozzfest, Sounds of the Underground an Warped Tour, as well as wi baunds like In Flames, Lamb of God, As I Lay Dying, Killswitch Engage, Korn an Cavalera Conspiracy. The sangs "Forever" an "Burn" hae been staples on MTV2's Headbanger's Ball an Revolver Magazine cried them pairt o "The Future of Metal" efter hearin the album Vendetta. Initially brandit a hardcore baund, their maist recent albums Venom and Tears an Deathless hae taken a sharp direction towards metal, wi creetics likenin the baund's soond tae that o Pantera, Sepultura, an Crowbar.

Throwdown
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Dave Peters performin at Las Cruces, New Mexico
as part of the Warped Tour in 2007
Background information
OreiginOrange Coonty, Californie
GenresMetalcore[1]
Groove metal[2]
Hardcore punk[3] (early)
Years activeSince 1997
LabelsIndecision, Prime Directive Records,
Trustkill, Koch, Nuclear Blast
Associate actsBleeding Through, Culture,
Eighteen Visions, The Mistake
Wabsteidwww.throwdowngo.com
MembersDave Peters
Mark Choiniere
Mark Mitchell
Past membersKeith Barney
Tommy Love
Dom Macaluso
Brandan Schieppati
Javier Van Huss
Marc Jackson
Ken Floyd
Matt Mentley
Ben Dussault

MembersEedit

Current
  • Dave Peters – guitars (2000–2002), lead vocals (2002–present)
  • Mark Choiniere – guitars (2005–present)
  • Mark Mitchell – bass (2007–present)
Tourin
Umwhile
  • Javier Van Huss – bass (1997–1998)
  • Brandan Schieppati – guitars (1998–2000)
  • Marc Jackson – drums, percussion (1997–2002), guitar (2004)
  • Keith Barney – lead vocals (1997–2002), guitars (2002–2004)
  • Tommy Love – guitars (1997–2004)
  • Dom Macaluso – guitars (1997–1998), bass (1998–2005)
  • Matt Mentley – guitars (2004–2005), bass (2005–2007)
  • Ben Dussault – drums, percussion (2004–2008)
Session
  • Ken Floyd – drums, percussion (2002) (An aw toured wi the baund)
  • Jarrod Alexander – drums, percussion (2003, 2008–present)

DiscographyEedit

Studio albumsEedit

Extendit playsEedit

  • Throwdown (1997)
  • Drive Me Dead (2000)
  • Throwdown / Good Clean Fun (2000)
  • Face the Mirror (2002)
  • Americana / Planets Collide (2007)
  • Covered in Venom and Tears (2007)

VideosEedit

  • Together. Forever. United. (2004)

Muisic videosEedit

  • "Forever" (2004), directit bi Chris Sims
  • "Burn" (2005), directit bi Chris Sims[4]
  • "Holy Roller" (2007), directit bi Andy Reale[5]
  • "The Scythe" (2010), directit bi Cale Glendening[6]
  • "This Continuum" (2010), directit bi Cale Glendening[7]
  • "The Tomb" (2010), directit bi Cale Glendening
  • "The Blinding Light" (2010), directit bi Cale Glendening

ReferencesEedit

  1. 'Haymaker' review .allmusic.com
  2. Freeman, Phil. "AP: REVIEWS - FILE UNDER: Groove metal". Altpress.com. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  3. Throwdown at Musicmight
  4. "Throwdown > Music Videos > Burn". MTV. MTV Networks. 2005-07-18. Retrieved 2008-12-14.
  5. "Throwdown > Music Videos > Holy Roller". MTV. MTV Networks. 2007-11-29. Retrieved 2008-12-14.
  6. "Throwdown > Music Videos > The Scythe". MTV. MTV Networks. 2005-07-18. Retrieved 2010-04-16.
  7. "Throwdown > Music Videos > This Continuum". MTV. MTV Networks. 2007-11-29. Retrieved 2010-04-16.

Freemit airtinsEedit