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There is more than one artist/band called Downer:

0) Use ダウナーfor the japanese band Downer.

Downer is a grunge band from germany. Members include Micha (git./voc.), Thekla (bass), Martin (drums)

Downer is a Pop-Punk/Emo band from Cleveland.

“We called ourselves Downer - maybe we jinxed ourselves from the get-go,” says guitarist and co-founder Aaron Silberman. The Orange County based four-piece’s Roadrunner debut is an eleven song tangle of emotion and gigantic riffmongery huge rock ambitions infused with hardcore intensity. From the appropriately-titled introductory burn of “Flex” to the last gasp of “Curbed”, Downer is a non-stop groove down a melodic and darkened drain.

“We get our work ethic from growing up in the Orange County hardcore/straight edge scene,” say vocalist John Scott. It’s always been a grassroots/do it yourself thing. I find that relying on someone else usually results in being let down.” That feeling is core to the longstanding partnership between
Silberman and Scott, both veterans of the late 80’s, early 90’s Orange County Hardcore scene - Scott with Headfirst and Silberman with Mission Impossible. Both spent their musical adolescence side by side with bands like Inside Out (who gave the world Rage Against the Machine frontman Zach De La Rocha) and The Offspring. “Our first gig as Downer was with The Offspring in a pizza parlor in Norco in front of about four people!” Aaron laughs.


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  • xNiksOne

    There's another band called Downer .. good job on those multiple names

    3 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Diotor

    I used to love this album when I was 16 or so.

    24 May 2012 Reply
  • Mikarufan007

    Macht mal ein Bild rein von der VK band statt von den typen da

    22 Jan 2012 Reply
  • MirielVinya

    There's a japanese band called with the same name: ダウナー.

    21 Nov 2010 Reply
  • greg-fish

    Seriously, one of my favorite records of all time. The vox is unreal!

    26 Sep 2010 Reply
  • lei-

    new release (ov Japanese band) : 23/12/2009 "Hinata Joshoron"

    5 Dec 2009 Reply
  • matt_organic

    Listened to the album earlier on headphones while walking in the rain - not as gloomy as it sounds. Another great lost metal band from the late '90s/early '00s.

    8 Nov 2009 Reply
  • candyrunts

    Just giving the album a spin, guess that makes me top listener this week then :( Shame no one really listens to them anymore...

    16 Oct 2009 Reply
  • officernarc

    they basically got real jobs, sadly. john scott is a teacher now.

    29 May 2009 Reply
  • annex-a

    What happened post Downer? Did the band members move on to other projects or give up on music altogether?

    19 May 2009 Reply
  • Whatupwidat

    Downer make me feel like a 14 year old kid again, I love it :D

    10 May 2009 Reply
  • evilxyardxgnome

    I was on Downer's street team back in the day. Still have a few stickers hidden somewhere.

    10 Nov 2008 Reply
  • doctorKozi

    There's a japanese band called with the same name: ダウナー.

    31 May 2008 Reply
  • synthyte

    remember hearing Last Time years way back and falling in love, and when I finally got their CD, i was surprised that it grew on me so much. it's still one of my favorite records to surprise people with.

    30 Nov 2006 Reply
  • 1337Chris

    im hearing news of a reunion soon..dunno if its true but i hope so

    3 Nov 2006 Reply
  • meleemario

    Downer sounds like a heavy metal version of The Offspring to me, but there still fucking awesome! Too bad Downer left after the first album, they coulda really went somewhere...

    7 Aug 2006 Reply
  • 1337Chris

    one day people will visit this page and realise what an awesome band they have missed out on...

    6 Aug 2006 Reply
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