LIBERTY DOWN have been hidden for far too long... a band that brings a goodie bag full of world class alt-rock anthems which feel super fresh while at the same time delivering nostalgic throwback vibes of the best 0f 2000's modern rock
Based at the tip of Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa - Liberty Down was formed a number of years ago by a group of seasoned musos in the SA rock scene. The group consists of Clemens van der Baan on Rhythm Guitar & Vocals, Wayne de Bruyn on Drums, Etienne Burger on Lead Guitar, and Martin Deysel & Francois Kleynhans on Bass.
emotive. melodic. heavy.
The band quickly entered the studio and recorded a host of songs at BSharp Studios (with legendary producer JP DeStefani) during a few magical creative sessions still reminisced about to this day, but for various reasons they never released the sessions commercially.
At the same time the band starting making a strong impact as a live band, helped along by their 1st single "Atmosphere", which quickly built up an underground following in the local scene. During this time the members also started venturing into other creative projects and time moved on..
Fast-forward to 2023 and the long-hidden archive of songs have finally been dusted off by the band and packaged into a debut album of epic proportions!
Long-awaited "LOST TIME" released on Friday 23 June, featuring 11 future alt-rock classics (incl. lead singles "In Stereo" and "Atmosphere") and takes listeners on a journey through Liberty Down's formative years when their unique sound was first forged in the fires of rock. If you like guitar-driven melodic modern rock with stadium-ready guitar riffs and hard-hitting, emo-heavy melodic hooks then you are sure to love this album. (Learn more)
For fans of - Chevelle / Staind / Fightstar / Foo Fighters / Bush / 10 years / Breaking Benjamin
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