Downstait forced to cancel remainder of U.S. tour due to illness, Launches new track “Bad” on

By on December 14, 2012

Indiana hard rock band on the verge, Downstait, has been forced to cancel the remainder of its U.S. tour due to continued illness. The band will however perform as planned for local fans on December 29th in Ft. Wayne, Ind. Stay tuned to the Downstait Facebook page: for the latest info.


“We feel absolutely terrible about having to cancel these shows,” said bassist/vocalist, Sean Arata. “Our goal has always been to put on the best show we can every night, and unfortunately, this string of illness has absolutely crushed us. We promise we will make it up to everyone as soon as we’re back on our feet.”


To hold fans over in the meantime, Downstait has teamed up with to premiere the band’s latest single, “Bad,” taken from the group’s upcoming sophomore release, which is slated to drop early 2013 on SMR. Stream “Bad” today at:, and download it on iTunes: or Amazon:


“‘Bad’ is a song about not taking sh*t from anyone, based on the Marvel character Ghost Rider,” said the band in an exclusive interview with Noisecreep. “We chose this as the first single from our upcoming record because it’s in your face and we want to come out of the gates running.”


Since its inception in 2002, Downstait has made a name for itself performing theme songs for several WWE Superstars, while also being featured on MTV and ESPN programming. The band has sold more than 5,000 records in DIY fashion, sharing the stage and touring with acclaimed acts like Rev Theory, Drowning Pool, Pop Evil, Queensrÿche, Saliva, Skid Row, 10 Years and more.


‘Like’ Downstait on Facebook: for the latest info and tour-dates.

Downstait live…


12/29 – Fort Wayne, IN @ The Embassy Theatre 


 Downstait online…

 Downstait is…

 Daren “Zack” Call – Vocals

Justin Call – Guitar & Vocals
Isaiah Zwick – Guitar
Sean Arata – Bass & Vocals
Clint Bransteter – Drums


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.