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United States - Washington

Zero Down

...Formed in 2002, ZERO DOWN consists of five veteran musicians from the Seattle metal/punk rock scene that cast iron 70's Arena Rock and NWOBHM guitar riffs with hardcore punk intensity. ZERO DOWN has shared the stage with a variety of national acts including UFO, Motley Crue, Diamond Head, Y&T, Raven, Accept, Godsmack, The Accused, The Supersuckers, Faster Pussycat, L.A. Guns, Michael Schenker Group, Prong, Paul Dianno and many more over the years and have just unleashed their third full length CD, “Lookin To Start A Riot!” on Dec. 16, 2011. Recorded at Legg Room Studio in Seattle from July – October 2011 with Rob Luvleggs at the helm, this new opus screams 80’s metal in the Accept/Judas Priest/Maiden/Scorpions tradition. With cover art including a striking Mischa Kianne from Seattle band Witchburn seen through the lens of rock God photographer Mike Savoia the full metal package is complete.

Their new CD is a natural successor to their last CD, "Good Times at the Gates of Hell" which was recorded at Jupiter Studios with Martin Feveyear (QOTSA, Screaming Trees, Duff McKeagan's Loaded, etc) and included artwork by the master of metal art, Ed Repka (Megadeth, 3 Inches of Blood, Death, Misfits, etc). If you don’t believe us believe these metal media giants about our last cd and prepare for our new slab of metal:

“Hands, er, down, Seattle's Zero Down are America's best unsigned band, and to be that, you gotta have more than one beer-bongin record of clanging rock God-ness, and well, Zero Down have two, 2005's Old Time Revival and now this Ed Repka-painted ripper!”
Martin Popoff (BWBK Magazine & Hard Radio.com)

“Chock full of bombastic blues-rock riffs and cocksure swagger. Imagine how Zeke, Scissorfight and Airbourne might sound if they got drunk and jammed together. It's classic without sounding dated and reverential without sounding copyist.”
Caren Gibson (Metal Hammer Magazine)

“This is easily one of the best albums I've heard this year and you can be damn sure it's going to make an appearance on my 2008 best of list!”
Waspman (Metal Rules.com)

“This is music for denim vest wearing holdouts, for beer swillers and true believers, a throbbing, neck-snapping tribute to metal and mirth and good times for all. Splendorous!”
(Classic Rock Magazine)

“Rocking like the Monster of Metal mix tape blaring from the headphones of the bully who beat you up in middle school, Zero Down is an everyman's Iron Maiden, writing fist pumping anthems centered around such topics as Firebirds, booze and well, good times.”
Kevin Diers (Sound Magazine)

“If Motorhead, Sweet and Judas Priest brought a Rottweiler together and trained it to fetch beer and kill, this would be that pup. With an attitude that will make these modern shoe-gazing self cutters cry even more than they already do. Zero Down is a waaaaaay better candidate for bringing back rock than those bitches in The Darkness were. Evil is finally fun again!”
Matt/Jeff Gilbert (Mansplat Magazine)

“A veritable convenience store of complex, spidery guitar solos, bludgeoning riffs, right-on drumming and kill'em-all attitude and British heavy metal abandon, you'd have to rewind the security video to tell if Zero Down stole anything. If the Judas Priest / Motorhead annex of the metal university is closed, thank the Metalhead Minister for not telling Zero Down before they laid down Good Times at the Gates of Hell!!”
Brad Allen (Weekly Volcano)

ZERO DOWN:
Lenny Burnett – Lead & Rhythm Guitars, Vocals
Matt Fox – Lead & Rhythm Guitars, Vocals
Ron E. Banner – Bass, Vocals
Tyler Lindsley – Drums
Mark “Hawk” Hawkinson – Lead Vocals & Screams

Links:
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Zero-Down-Fan-Page/262964899318?sk=app_178091127385
Myspace: www.myspace.com/zerodownrocks
CD Baby: http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/ZeroDown
EMAIL: leadpipecinch@hotmail.com