NewsJune 4, 2010 1:52 AM ET3,507 views

The Showdown set to release new album

Official press release: Tennessee's riff-tastic southern metal outfit, The Showdown, has announced an August 24th street date for their Solid State Records sophomore release, Blood in the Gears. The forthcoming full-length was recorded at Anthem Productions in Nashville, and produced by The Showdown's own, Jeremiah Scott. The album's title track, and first single off the record, is available for streaming on the band's official MySpace page. Blood in the Gears is The Showdown's fourth studio album, and the follow up to 2008's, Back Breaker. "Blood in the Gears is true to what The Showdown has always been about in the past," explains vocalist David Bunton, "...heavy, thrashy, southern, groovy. Jeremiah Scott (bass) recorded and produced the record, all in house and on our own terms. We are sounding like we want to and saying exactly what we want to. That's what heavy metal is all about." Track listing: 01. Man Named Hell 02. Heavy Lies The Crown 03. Bring It Down 04. Take Me Home 05. Blood In The Gears 06. Dogma Enthroned 07. No Escape 08. The Crooked Path 09. Graveyard Of Empires 10. Diggin' My Own Grave

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