Instruments Bass guitar
|Name Patrick Bruders|
|Associated acts Crowbar, Down, Goatwhore, Outlaw Order|
Music groups Crowbar (Since 2005), Down (Since 2011), Goatwhore (1997 – 2004)
Genres Sludge metal, Doom metal, Death metal, Black metal, Heavy metal
Albums Lifesblood for the Downtrodden, Sever the Wicked Hand, The Eclipse of Ages into, Symmetry in Black, Funeral Dirge for the Rottin
Similar People Jimmy Bower, Kirk Windstein, Pepper Keenan, Todd Strange, Rex Brown
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Patrick Bruders is an American musician, best known as the current bassist for heavy metal supergroup Down, the former bassist of the blackened death metal band Goatwhore from 1997 to 2004, and the former bassist for the seminal sludge metal band Crowbar from 2005 until 2013. In 2008 he joined Eyehategod side project Outlaw Order and began live bass duties for the band, but has since parted ways with the group. He began touring as live bassist with heavy metal supergroup Down in early 2011, replacing former bassist Rex Brown, before being added as a permanent member, performing bass duties live and in the studio. Bruders is also a member of the New Orleans-based crust punk band Gasmiasma, Austin-based country band Pure Luck, and joined legendary doom metal band Saint Vitus for their performance at the Hammer of Doom music festival in Würzburg, Germany.
He has been married to Stephanie Bruders (née Le Compte) since 1998.