The most amazing
part in
a hardcoremetalcoregrindcore
song.
At shows the breakdown is the part where everyone hardcore dances.
some have double bass in them it goes like duh duhh duh duh duh double bass duh duhdhuduh duh duh.
=]
some bands with amazing breakdowns are
Emmure,Parkway Drive,As blood runs black,Buried in the woods
by jesseisStraightEdge May 31, 2007
Basically the best part of a song. Usually found in genres such as Death metal, Grindcore and Trash Metal. This part of the song usually incorporates the guitar player hammering on a single note in a heavy pattern, sometimes along with the bass and the snare drum.
"Holy shit dude.. did you see Born of Osiris last night?"

"Fuck yeah man.. the breakdown in Open arms to Damnation was fucking insane!!"
by nick101.7 December 10, 2008
noun
1. a musical expression of anger
That breakdown was intense.
by Tyler A Hayes August 20, 2007
To dismantle all equipment after a gig
Steve, can we break down yet?
by Joey February 15, 2005
The beneficent sale of a $40 crackrock for only $20.
A'ight, a'ight, a'ight. Fair 'nuff- I hear that. Lemme offer you a breakdown here.
by Wordsworth (1770-1850) January 14, 2007
They are a sad excuse for music, they usually sound terrible and it seems like bands have contests to make the slowest one. They are the least heavy part of the song camouflaged into being the heaviest part, when you play heavy or brutal, you are usually playing fast, hitting a cord and having the drummer play slow as shit is boring, slow music is boring...
some "hardcore" kid: hey brahsky did you check that new blood for blood song, it has got a song where all it is, is a breakdown!

me: that sounds like the lamest shit I've ever heard in my life.
by Gauzex August 30, 2007
If you have a large amount(a brick) of almost any drug you break it down to 20, 10, and maybe 5 sacks. Then you cell it on the street.
Yo we gotta break down before we hit the block.
by Fire October 10, 2003

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