Tag Archives: Kirk Windstein

Phil Anselmo shares how his house might be haunted

Posted by on October 16, 2017

Whether you’re a skeptic or believer, there have been countless descriptions of paranormal events, which can make anyone question what’s really going on out there. Since 2014, it’s become more difficult to be a skeptic. Who can forget the home in Gary, Indiana aka the demon house, which is recorded as one of the most […]

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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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Crowbar return with new song self-described as “heavier than ever”

Posted by on September 1, 2016

Take a listen to Crowbar’s new single “Falling While Rising.” It’s the first taste of their October 28th album The Serpent Only Lies. And while it’s their 11th studio album, frontman Kirk Windstein is not only psyched about the song, but says it’s the band at its finest and heavier than anything they’ve ever done. “Falling […]

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Album Anniversary: Type O Negative’s debut album turns 25

Posted by on June 16, 2016

When you speak about a band like Type O Negative, just about everyone will have an opinion of them, no matter what. That’s because Type O Negative was an immense contributor to a new wave of gothic metal by incorporating intense sounds borrowed from doom and thrash metal as a result of frontman Peter Steele’s […]

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Former R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe is a Kirk Windstein lookalike now

Posted by on March 30, 2016

We are Metal Insider, so it’s been a while since we’ve written about R.E.M. In fact, a Google search reveals that we’ve never written about them before, which we’re proud of. However, that streak comes to an end today, as Michael Stipe, the former lead singer of the band, made his TV debut as a […]

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Crowbar’s Kirk Windstein says President Obama “destroyed this country”

Posted by on January 8, 2016

As we have seen before, metal and politics are a touchy subject, but that doesn’t stop musicians from weighing in. Some support one side in specific, some decide to express their distaste for another side, and others go to the opposite side and that’s what Crowbar’s Kirk Windstein declared. If you’re aware of United States affairs, […]

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Crowbar teases new album, has 4 songs written

Posted by on December 8, 2015

It hasn’t been that long since we got our hands on Crowbar’s latest Symmetry in Black and the band hasn’t stopped touring since its release last year. In fact, they’re about to head out on a tour with High on Fire in a few days but the band is always busy and are getting ready to write and […]

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Kirk Windstein calls the shots in Crowbar

Posted by on December 31, 2014

Kirk Windstein left Down in 2013 to focus his efforts on Crowbar. The move gave Windstein control which, as he explained to Ghost Cult Mag, “at my age…not to sound like a dick but I deserve to be in control of my own life and my career.” Windstein further explains the move: “The situation for me in my […]

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Kirk Windstein thinks KISS should stop making records

Posted by on December 22, 2014

While KISS have sold over 100 million copies of their albums worldwide over the course of their 40-year career, they’ve slowed down in recent years, only releasing three albums since 1998. That’s three too many according to Crowbar guitarist Kirk Windstein, who thinks they shouldn’t be putting out any albums any more. According to an interview […]

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Crowbar kick it old school in ‘Symmetry in White’ video

Posted by on October 20, 2014

You can tell from the opening of the Crowbar’s video for “Symmetry in White,” which starts with a quote framed by fleur-de-lis that it’s going to be New Orleans-centric. The sepia-toned video features some swampy shots, pagan-looking rituals, and Kirk Windstein in a preachers robe. Also an angel, a creepy doll and menacing hooded figures and a […]

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