Dec 312019

Good news from Facedown Records on this last day of the year:

Facedown Fest is back in 2020 and we’re bringing it to Chain Reaction on March 6 & 7! This is your chance to see the active roster of the family all in one place, and we are very stoked to have Bloody Sunday re-uniting this year with their “They Attack At Dawn” line-up! For the past 20+ years, Facedown bands have played at Chain Reaction but this is our first time having the fest there and we could not be more excited to pack all of you and our bands into an energetic and intimate venue! We hope to see you there.

For the complete line-up view the poster below

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May 012017

Pittsburgh heavy hitters and longtime Facedown Records act Those Who Fear are calling it a day. They’ll be playing one final show as part of Facedown Fest on May 11 at the Glass House in Pomona, CA.

The band were already scheduled to appear on the first day of this year’s three-day Facedown Fest, the 20th anniversary installment of Facedown Records’ annual concert event, performing alongside Sleeping Giant, Bloodlined Calligraphy and Saving Grace.

The band states: “As of today, we are officially announcing that Facedown Fest will be our FINAL SHOW. This decision has been coming for some time now. It was a good run and the memories and friendships we’ve made, we will never forget. But some of us are currently doing different things with our lives that don’t coincide with a constant touring lifestyle, so we all have decided that it’s best for this chapter of our lives to come to a close.” Continue reading »

Jan 242017

Facedown Records are beyond excited to announce the line-up for the Twenty Year anniversary edition of Facedown Fest happening May 11 – 13, 2017 at the Glasshouse in Pomona, CA. It’s an honor to have worked with so many great artists over the past 20 years and we are humbled that many of them are coming back to perform reunions at this years Fest! These very special reunions include: A Plea For Purging, In The Midst Of Lions, Overcome (Jason Stinson on vocals line-up), Nodes Of Ranvier, Bloodlined Calligraphy, Sinai Beach, xLooking Forwardx, and Hands! The Fest will also include such headliners as: Impending Doom, Sleeping Giant, and Gideon along with the rest of the Facedown Family (full line-ups + poster below).

Tickets will go on sale on February 1st at and will include limited edition bundles with exclusive Facedown 20 Year Anniversary items. Continue reading »

Mar 282016

my epicMy Epic have released the first single from their upcoming EP “Viscera.” which will be released on May 6th through Facedown Records. Check out ‘Ghost Story’ featuring Shane Ochsner of Everything In Slow Motion below.

The captivating new release from My Epic sees the band building on the pivotal momentum of previous releases while still treading new ground musically and thematically. With “Viscera,” My Epic reference the Latin term for the inner organs as the thread that runs through the tracks. The aspect of each song alluding to a human emotion tied to physicality makes“Viscera,” My Epic’s most heavily themed release to date. Continue reading »

Feb 042016

Impending Doom 2013Facedown Records are super excited to announce that the 2016 Facedown Fest will showcase Impending Doom‘s first live show in 3 years! We also have the exclusive West Coast Seventh Star reunion show as well as For All Eternity‘s first US show!

Join them May 14 at the Glasshouse in Pomona, CA. Tickets are available now at

Full line up for Facedown Fest 2016: Impending Doom (first show in 3 years!), Seventh Star (exclusive West Coast reunion show), War Of Ages, My Epic, Saving Grace, Everything In Slow Motion, For All Eternity (First US Show), Hope For The Dying, Rival Choir. Continue reading »