Lifesblood for the Downtrodden

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Lifesblood for the Downtrodden
Studio album by Crowbar
Released February 8, 2005
Recorded 2004 at Noizelab, New Orleans
Piety Studios, New Orleans
Middle Ear Studios, Miami Beach (track 11)
Genre Sludge metal
Length 49:59
Label Candlelight
Producer Warren Riker
Rex Brown
Crowbar chronology
Sonic Excess in its Purest Form
Lifesblood for the Downtrodden
Sever the Wicked Hand
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Lifesblood for the Downtrodden is the eighth studio album which was released by Crowbar on February 8, 2005, on Candlelight Records. Its working title in 2004 had been You Don't Need an Enemy to Have a War. It is dedicated to the memory of Dimebag Darrell, who died after the band had recorded the album. "Coming Down" appeared on Fear Candy 13, a compilation CD issued by the British extreme metal magazine Terrorizer.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "New Dawn" 3:59
2. "Slave No More" 4:28
3. "Angel's Wings" 2:54
4. "Coming Down" 5:19
5. "Fall Back to Zero" 6:26
6. "Underworld" 2:59
7. "Dead Sun" 3:39
8. "Holding Something" 4:08
9. "Moon" 3:48
10. "The Violent Reaction" 4:58
11. "Lifesblood" 7:16
Total length: 49:59

Music videos[edit]

  • "Dead Sun" (filmed in Miami, Florida, around August 2004 and directed by John-Martin Vogel and Robert Lisman)
  • "Slave No More" (filmed in Miami, Florida, on June 21, 2005 and directed by John-Martin Vogel)


Additional musicians
  • Sid Montz - Piano on "Lifesblood"
  • Rex Brown - Producer
  • Warren Riker - Producer, Engineering, Mixing
  • Scott "Ish" Campbell - Engineering, Mixing (Track 11)
  • Brett "Cosmo" Thorngren - Mastering