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Single by Soulfly
from the album 3
Released 2002
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2001–2002
Genre Nu metal
Length 4:25
Label Roadrunner
Writer(s) Max Cavalera
Producer(s) Max Cavalera
Soulfly singles chronology
"Seek 'n' Strike"
3 track listing
"Seek 'n' Strike"

"Downstroy" is a song recorded by Soulfly, played as the leadoff track of the third album 3. It was released in 2002 as the second single of the album, after the next track "Seek 'n' Strike". This song plays generic metal riff before a blend of South American percussion and samples of news stories.[1] Max Cavalera growls during the metal part about keeping the soul by fighting and bleeding.[2]


Band members
Miscellaneous staff


  1. ^ Adrien Begrand (20 August 2002). "Soulfly: 3". Review. PopMatters. 
  2. ^ Soulfly – Downstroy Lyrics