Lifesblood for the Downtrodden

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Lifesblood for the Downtrodden
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 8, 2005
Recorded2004 at Noizelab, New Orleans
Piety Studios, New Orleans
Middle Ear Studios, Miami Beach (track 11)
GenreSludge metal
Length49:59
LabelCandlelight
ProducerWarren Riker
Rex Brown
Crowbar chronology
Sonic Excess in its Purest Form
(2001)
Lifesblood for the Downtrodden
(2005)
Sever the Wicked Hand
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars link

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.TitleLength
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)

Personnel[edit]

Crowbar
Additional musicians
  • Sid Montz - piano on "Lifesblood"
Production
  • Rex Brown - producer
  • Warren Riker - producer, engineering, mixing
  • Scott "Ish" Campbell - engineering, mixing (track 11)
  • Brett "Cosmo" Thorngren - mastering

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