In the summer of 2006, led five friends into a rehearsal studio in Fullerton California with their guitars, drums, and an overflowing enthusiasm to make their own brand of music together.
In September of 2006, after only a handful of casual jam sessions, the group began recording their first batch of original material in guitar player Kyle Homme’s studio. With roots that stretch from California to Kentucky to North Carolina to Virginia, the members of Good Man Down share a diverse musical background. “From the very first time we all got together there was an energy there.”adds guitarist Steve Garvy. Good Man Down was born.
The band now performs regularly in the southern California area, as well as, up and down the west coast. In addition to headlining for their own ever-growing fan base, they have also shared the stage with many national acts including: Pat Green, Social Distortion, Josh Gracin, Jamey Johnson, Lee Rocker, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Supersuckers, Ramblin Jack Elliott and many more.
In the summer of 2008, Good Man Down released their first full-length, self-titled CD. Most recently, they were asked to write and record the title track for a movie detailing the Professional Bull Riding circuit’s rise to prominence. The documentary and the song are both titled, “This Is Not A Rodeo.