I Down by Law sono un gruppo musicale famoso nella scena skate punk/pop punk californiana. Nati all'inizio degli anni novanta, hanno esordito nel 1991 con la casa discografica indipendente pił famosa della scena underground punk americana (la Epitaph Records), per poi passare nel 1999 con la Go Kart Records ed ancora nel 2003 con la Union Label Group.
The NOTFOUND project was born in the 2001 from the union of two different bands. In 2003 the first self titled demo was recorded (containing six punk rock songs) that get the chance to play many gigs in Turin. In 2004 the firs full length album ," Beer helps ugly people to have sex" , was recorded by the band herself and contains 10 songs of melodic and powerful hc. In the same year, exactly in Dece
mber, a promotional ep " Covering alley cats with 69 wigs" was recorded. That cd contains cover of some famous bands (Gloria Gaynor, Misfits and Friend Soundtrack). In 2006 (with the help of Marco Rossini) the second official full length called " Fable" was recorded for many Italian punk/hc labels (Notmy Rec,Graves Rec, Chumsley Rec, Mania Rec, Full Blast e Vacation House Rec). " Fable" get many positives reviews on Italian webzines and magazines (Dedication, Punkwave, Sonic and Rock Sound). They play over 30 gigs in Italy sharing the stage with No Relax, The Fire, La Crisi and Strength Approach. Also playing in some popular Italian clubs (Traffic, Ju Bamboo, la Talpa e l'Orologio, Pussy rock) and festival (Colonia Sonora). With Paolo Benitti (video producer) they put out " You're deaf for the state" video clip. During September 2007 with Daniele Giordana (Hatebreed) at One Voice Studio (Chivasso-IT) they recorded a five song ep called " We're still here" . Since the release of " We are still here" , the guys have played a lot of shows in these countries: Greece, Austria, Germany and France. They also have played in those popular clubs: An Club (Athens GR), Shelter (Wien AUT), Arcadium (Graz AUT) Tom Tom (Gunzburg GER) and these summer festivals, Wheel Bite Fesitval (Feldbach AUT) Guntia Festival (Gunzburg GER) and Wanted Music Festival (Turin IT). During " We are still here Tour" they have played with Vanilla Sky, Rentokill, Jet Market, Action Men, In Sane, Fire in The Attic and Straight Opposition. " We are still here" get some good reviews on Italian webzines (Staypunk, Ondalternativa, Rocksound n° 116) and European Skartnak(CH), Pitfire(CH), Heartbeatmedia (GER), Save the day(GER),Truesidemusic(GER), World Appriciate Kitsch (GR) and Fastmelodicpunkrock(PL). During April 2008 they have shooted the music video of " N R A" . 2009: During the last year the guys toured again playing in Slovenia,Austria and Greece (this time with Atlas Losing Grip).After this expierience they've started to work on new songs for the new full-lenght.
In the meanwhile Fabio our guitarist leaves the band and a new member join the family: Fabrizio Labate from Blasting Enema!
The new album " Black Velvet" will be released on 24th March 2012.
We are back!