Burn It Down (band)

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Burn it Down
Origin Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Genres Metalcore
Years active 1997–2001
Labels Escape Artist Records
Associated acts Time in Malta, The Gates Of Slumber
Website http://www.burnitdown.com
Past members Members

Burn It Down was a metalcore band from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, whose full-length album, Let the Dead Bury the Dead, was released in 2000 on Escape Artist Records. Produced by Ed Rose (The Get Up Kids, Coalesce), the album garnered a 4 "K" review in Kerrang! and a 4/5 in Alternative Press. It followed two EPs and a split CD with Racetraitor . Burn It Down toured with Shadows Fall, In Flames, Dillinger Escape Plan and Zao before disbanding.[1] They played their final show at the 2001 Hellfest and played a reunion show in 2005.[2]

Ryan J. Downey has reported for MTV, MSNBC and other outlets;[3] he's also a band manager.[4] John Zeps owns music stores and plays in several bands. Jason McCash is in The Gates Of Slumber.[5] Brian "Bob" Fouts has continued to record and tour with several bands and has produced / engineered for other bands, as well.[6]


Final lineup

Jason McCash - bass Ryan J Downey - vocals John Zeps - guitar Brian "Bob" Fouts - drums

Other members

Todd Gullion - bass (1997) Scott "Scoth" Datsun - drums (1997) Harley French - bass (1997) Dave Lawson - bass (1997) John Johnson - bass (1998-1999) Dan Binaei - guitar (1999) Terry O'Donnell - guitar (2000)



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  2. ^ "Burn It Down reunion show | Comments". Lambgoat. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  3. ^ "Remember Burn It Down?". Buzzgrinder. 2007-06-15. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  4. ^ "Superhero Productions". Superherohq.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  5. ^ "The Gates of Slumber". Gospelofdoom.in. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  6. ^ "BLABBERMOUTH.NET - Former THE GATES OF SLUMBER Drummer Featured On STEEL AGGRESSOR Debut". Roadrunnerrecords.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  7. ^ "escape artist records". escape artist records. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  8. ^ "/Burn It Down Split Make Them Talk 12" : MerchNOW". New.merchnow.com. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  9. ^ "escape artist records". escape artist records. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  10. ^ "Burn It Down Discography van Burn It Down op Myspace". Myspace.com. 2011-12-08. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 

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