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Down Joined By Living Colour & Walking Papers Members, Phil Anselmo Rocks Out To Alice In Chains

Down and their frontman Philip H. Anselmo have been enjoying themselves while, ahem, down under for the ongoing ‘Soundwave Festival‘. The group were recently joined onstage by members of Living Colour and Walking PapersDuff McKagan (ex-Guns N’ Roses) and Barrett Martin (ex-Screaming Trees) for a rendition of “Bury Me In Smoke“. The pairing took place at a recent Melbourne, AUS ‘Sidewave‘ with footage available below.

Meanwhile, Anselmo was later side stage for Alice In Chains‘ headlining set at the same ‘Sidewave‘ set. He was on hand to request the band play “Nutshell” and can be seen rocking out to the subsequent performance in the footage after the break.

Down‘s new EP “Down IV – Part Two” is being readied for a May 13th release date on Down Records/ADA-Music.

Comments

  • refusethesystem

    I demand that an Alice In Chains/Down/Walking Papers tour happens in 2014 in North America!!!!

    • adamonfire

      Walking Papers are boring as hell.

      • MyDarkPassenger

        So you’ve only seen them twice?

      • adamonfire

        Just Uproar last year, and I left towards the end to get another Rockstar because they weren’t worth watching.

      • MyDarkPassenger

        Those free Rockstars are dangerous. I’ve seen many a queasy fan strung out on the lawn at Rockstar/Monster sponsored shows.

      • adamonfire

        And they’re smart enough to do sample sizes, whereas the morons at Monster (albeit my favorite brand by a mile) always have the full-sized cans. I had roughly 4 of them in 2.5 hours one Warped Tour because the lady friend I was with couldn’t finish them and I didn’t want them to go to waste because, you know, it was hot outside. Closest I’ve come to a heart attack but we were able to move up to just about the barrier for alexisonfire with all that energy surging through us.

  • adamonfire

    Down does that with Bury Me in Smoke all the time, I saw a clip of them doing it in Brazil with DM’s Loaded and they did it here with Child Bite. I’d love to see Living Colour, though.

    • biley.ramirez

      man, i love that song

      • NoSalvation

        God damn straight! I second that motion and I’ll spark a spliff tonight as I bury myself in smoke. Also, when I die, I want to buried in smoke.. don’t put my corpse in the ground.. the cold ass lonely ground trapped in a box.. I’d rather be flying in the wind on the top with a bucket and a mop and a illustrated book about birds.

      • biley.ramirez

        man, i used to do that at my friend’s front yard, on the trampoline when it’s foggy outside. it was nice, way out in the country, blaring type o negative, down, cypress hill. smoke out the world!

    • Bob Ross

      Vernon Reid is fuckin badass. I saw them on Halloween last year. That dude melts faces.

  • NoSalvation

    Being a huge Layne fan, I would have requested this song as well. I’m 2 weeks sober from opiates and planning on staying clean this time. Layne just had a way with his songwriting that speaks to the user in me, sometimes condoning, sometimes suffering with me. Anyway, always love to jam this song, sober or not. I feel like adding the lyrics for the fuck of it, maybe some kid out there that hasn’t heard this wonderful piece of art might take a gander, stay for the music, and have their life changed by this powerful song.

    We chase misprinted lies
    We face the path of time
    And yet I fight
    And yet I fight
    This battle all alone
    No one to cry to
    No place to call home

    My gift of self is raped
    My privacy is raked
    And yet I find
    And yet I find
    Repeating in my head
    If I can’t be my own
    I’d feel better dead

    • MyDarkPassenger

      Good on ya. I’m in recovery myself. Don’t do it alone. That’s my only advice. The rest you have to figure out for yourself, but that’s the fun part.

      • MyDarkPassenger

        I didn’t even read those lyrics about going it alone before I said that. Sorry to say but that could be why Layne is dead and many others are not.

      • WURST

        Bunch’a junkies up in h’yeeuh.

      • MyDarkPassenger

        I’ve more than earned the title of FORMER junkie, thank you very much. I didn’t go to 4 years of former junkie school to be called mister junkie.

      • adamonfire

        The only needle I’ve ever had in me aside from vaccinations was donating plasma for beer money in college.

        #suburbanlife

      • MyDarkPassenger

        Oh you don’t need needles to be an opiate addict. They make em in pill form now. What a country!

    • RUREADY2JIGGLE?

      Nutshell is my favorite AIC song and definitely sits in my top 5 songs of all-time. Do yourself a favor and DO NOT seek out the Adema cover. *shudders* I did see Staind (I know, I know) do it justice back in 2003, though.

  • southpawchew

    Living color played New Years in Niagara Falls this year was sorta cool seeing black dudes freeze their fucking asses off!