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Tag Archives: Crowbar

Video/interview: Rex Brown gives rundown of discography

Posted by on July 5, 2017

While perhaps getting the least spotlight of the four memebers in Pantera, bassist Rex Brown was a driving force behind the multi-platinum band from it’s just after it’s formation in 1981 to their breakup in 2003. His time in Pantera also led to playing bass for sludge-metal supergroup Down for their sophomore album, and more […]

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Overkill to headline 2017’s Metal Alliance tour

Posted by on June 15, 2017

Earlier last month, we guessed 2017’s Metal Alliance Tour will include Unleashed as a headliner. However, our prediction turned out wrong for the 7th annual celebration. The lineup is now officially revealed and this time around, New Jersey thrash legends Overkill will headline. Sharing the platform on this trek will be New Orleans sludgers Crowbar, Havok, […]

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Eyehategod’ Mike IX Williams gives health update

Posted by on January 4, 2017

While the cruel, cruel hands of death appear to have been wrapped around 2016’s throat, thankfully Eyehategod’s Mike IX Williams evaded it despited a liver transplant and several months in the hospital. In fact, his new liver started producing bile right away, and he’s been downgraded into what’s being called hospital hotel. When reached for […]

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Suicidal Tendencies, Crowbar, Havok touring in February

Posted by on January 3, 2017

New year, new tours, amirite? While we’ve merely scratched the surface of tour announcements, but if you’re into thrash and/or sludge, you’ll be excited to hear that Suicidal Tendencies, Crowbar and Havok will be teaming up for a tour in February and March. Suicidal are on an upswing right now, having released World Gone Mad last year and […]

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Devin Townsend, Metallica album designer comment on Deep Purple, Crowbar similarities

Posted by on December 15, 2016

It’s been a banner year for unintentional plagiarism. It didn’t even take until the release of Hardwired… to Self Destruct for people to accuse the band of ripping off Crowbar’s Odd Fellows Rest, which Kirk Windstein quickly shot down. However, Deep Purple might want to have a word with their graphic designer, as they released the album […]

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Rolling Stone names their top 20 metal albums of the year

Posted by on December 9, 2016

  Rolling Stone gave a hint as to what their list of the best metal of the year might look like last week when they named Cobalt’s “Beast Whip” one of the 50 best songs of the year. In fact, that was the only metal song on the list. No Metallica, no Deftones, no anything […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/9: All the world’s a stage…for sales

Posted by on November 9, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s the morning after Election Day in the United States and, well, things happened. Relax, I’m not going to go on a big political rant here; you get enough of that from social media […]

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The top five videos of the week ending 11/4

Posted by on November 4, 2016

The videos for this week range from horror to a behind the scenes look in a recording studio. Not too many premieres occurred, but those that have been quite massive and one could be considered as a historic return. Here are this week’s top five music videos.   5) Civil War “Tombstone” This week Swedish metallers […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 28th – Nightmare

Posted by on October 28, 2016

Let me start out this week by saying that very little surprises me in the world of new releases. The amount of advance research and preparation that goes into this column on a weekly basis is considerable, and because of it, I not only know what is coming out each week, but also what is […]

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Review: Crowbar are ‘Heavier Than Ever’ with ‘The Serpent Only Lies’

Posted by on October 25, 2016

    After 25-plus years of cementing Crowbar’s “None Heavier” status, mastermind Kirk Windstein characterizing “Falling While Rising” – the first single off the New Orleans sludge pioneers’ eleventh studio album The Serpent Only Lies – as “heavier than ever,” came as a bit of a head-scratcher and set high expectations. The band’s new merch […]

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