Release date: 13 May 2014
Style: Heavy metal, Sludge metal, Stoner metal


7.5 | 64 votes


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01. Steeple
02. We Knew Him Well
03. Hogshead/Dogshead
04. Conjure
05. Sufferer's Years
06. Bacchanalia

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Rather than take the natural path and make Down IV a single full-length release, southern metal giants Down have instead taken an unusual release strategy and opted to follow up 2007's Down III: Over The Under with a series of EPs. The first of these, the Purple EP, dropped in 2012 and, whilst generally well-received, I found it a tad underwhelming. Thankfully, this second EP offers something of a step up.

published 08.12.2014 | Comments (1)

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17.11.2014 Doomy, Sludgy Stonerrifferic hails to Sabbath. Sure, Phil's voice sounds a tad ravaged by time, but group has it's mojo on with second part of IV.

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3 Inches of BLS - 18.05.2014 at 23:43  
Rating: 9 Bad ass!
blacktooth85 - 06.06.2014 at 00:04  
Rating: 8 I agree it's better than Part 1... It has more of the Doomy, Sabbath feel to it.
musicalkaratekid - 06.07.2014 at 20:57  
Rating: 7 For me this is just as good as Part I, where half the album is excellent, and the other half is average for the band. The Opening three tracks I actually think are weaker than the closing three, the Sabbathian "Conjure" especially making for one of the band's best recent songs. I also think Anselmo's vocals fare a little better here than on the first part of IV.
Kass - 30.09.2014 at 14:40  
Rating: 8 Finnaly got some time to set an listen to this, sounds good so far.
ThunderAxe1989 - 23.11.2014 at 20:24  
Rating: 8 Everything Down releases is awesome
Lit. - 23.11.2014 at 21:38  

Phil's voice sounds a tad ravaged by time

I think Phil's voice always sounded a tad ravaged by time.

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