There are at least four bands that share Showdown in their name;
1. "The Showdown" is a crushing five-piece band from Elizabethton, Tenn. who have crafted an epic heavy metal sound for listeners who enjoy their music relentlessly. The Showdown's style shifts effortlessly from Southern rock to European death and everything in between. Lyrically, their writing tells of heroism, sojourns and battles of life; melodically, their crushing rhythm and articulate guitar play takes the listener on a roller-coaster ride of emotion.