Background information
Origin Gray, Kentucky, USA
Genres Sludge Metal, Doom Metal, Drone Metal
Years active 2009 - 2013 (?)
Labels Karmic Swamp
Associated acts Seidr, Motherplant, Alegionnaire, Hawkbill
Website Below's Facebook
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Below Logo
Below were a doom/sludge band from Gray, Kentucky.


Initially the band was known as Holy Mountains before opting for the name Below. Along with a string of shows in 2009 and 2010 the band would release a studio album in St. Anthony's Fire in 2010. In December 2010, Chris Clough would be replaced by Travis Marcum following a drone set with Merkaba and Everyone Lives Everyone Wins where the former quit the band the night before.[1]

Sporadic shows in Lexington, Louisville (Notably a show at iconic store Ear X-Tacy with Thou and Seidr.[2]) and Tennessee throughout 2011. A tour with Everyone Lives Everyone Wins and an appearance at Boomslang opening for Cough followed.

In 2012, the band would perform at Cosmic Charlie's (With Sonic Altar, Tombstalker and Jucifer before a weekend tour with Tombstalker in Tennessee and a tour in the summer with Hellbender. Their last known show to date was August 15, 2012 at Castle Greyskull in Lexington, a house show.[3]


  • St. Anthony's Fire (2010, Karmic Swamp)


  • J. Brafford - Bass, Vocals (2010 - 2013)
  • Travis Marcum - Drums (2010 - 2013)
  • Adam Nicholson - Guitar (2009 - 2013)
  • Chris Clough - Drums, Vocals (2009 - 2010)


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  1. FacebookLine up changes, new material, etc.., accessed 19 July 2016
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  3. FacebookAccessed 19 July 2016
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