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CROWBAR Interviewed On 'The Stoned Monkey Podcast' (Audio)

On October 13, Noah Sweeney of "The Stoned Monkey Podcast" conducted an interview with New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. CROWBAR recently announced the addition of bassist Jeff Golden to the group's ranks. Jeff (pictured all the way left in photo above), 32, ...

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KIRK WINDSTEIN: Why I Left DOWN

Former DOWN guitarist and current CROWBAR frontman Kirk Windstein was interviewed for the latest installment of the "Devil Horns" podcast (web site). You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. (Note: The Windstein interview begins around the 27:52 mark.) A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his ...

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PEPPER KEENAN Says DOWN Will Begin Recording New EP Next Week

On October 1, Metal Hammer editor Alexander Milas conducted an interview with DOWN guitarist Pepper Keenan for the "Metal Hammer" radio show on TeamRock Radio. You can listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. DOWN will enter singer Philip Anselmo's New Orleans studio, Nodferatu's Lair, on Monday, October 7 to begin recording a ...

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Guitarist KIRK WINDSTEIN Exits DOWN

Guitarist Kirk Windstein appears to have exited DOWN in order to focus "100%" on his other band, CROWBAR. Windstein is not taking part in the songwriting sessions for the next DOWN EP and is being replaced in that band by longtime DOWN stage manager and HONKY founding guitarist Bobby Landgraf. Writing on Facebook, Windstein said: ...

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CROWBAR Announces New Bassist

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR have announced the addition of bassist Jeff Golden to the group's ranks. Jeff (pictured all the way left in photo above), 32, is from Bolton, Connecticut, but currently resides in Estero, Florida. CROWBAR will enter the studio in December to begin recording its new album for an early 2014 ...

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EYEHATEGOD To Be Joined By MELVINS Drummer For HOUSECORE HORROR FILM FESTIVAL Performance

The Housecore Horror Film Festival (HHFF) is pleased to welcome the MELVINS to the stage. The experimental sludge metal icons celebrate 30 years of musical disturbance at Housecore Horror Film Festival on Saturday, October 26, with an appearance alongside GWAR, WHITECHAPEL, GOATWHORE and IRON REAGAN. Housecore Horror Film Festival co-founder Philip Anselmo had this to ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Interviewed On 'Kill Your Radio' (Audio)

Former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo was interviewed on episode 56 of "Kill Your Radio". You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. Anselmo's first-ever solo album, "Walk Through Exits Only", sold around 8,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. ...

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Bassist PATRICK BRUDERS Quits CROWBAR

Bassist Patrick Bruders has officially resigned as CROWBAR's bass player. A replacement bassist has not yet been announced. Said CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein: "I'm more hurt than anyone about Pat leaving CROWBAR, but keep in mind that there were years that I was the only member in CROWBAR." It is not presently clear if Bruders' ...

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SOILENT GREEN/CROWBAR Drummer Undergoes Prostatectomy

On August 13, SOILENT GREEN/CROWBAR drummer Tommy Buckley underwent a prostatectomy (an operation to remove the prostate gland and some of the tissue around it) after being diagnosed with prostate cancer. According to a posting on the SOILENT GREEN Facebook page, "The cancer was in a small part in his prostate but doctor suggested the ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: 'Bedridden' Video Released

Philip Anselmo, legendary frontman of PANTERA and DOWN, will release his career-first solo album, "Walk Through Exits Only", on July 16 via his own Housecore Records (MRI/Megaforce). "Walk Through Exits Only" will be available digitally, on CD and on vinyl. Produced by Anselmo and Michael Thompson, and recorded over the past couple of years at ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: Another New Solo Track Available For Streaming

Philip Anselmo, legendary frontman of PANTERA and DOWN, will release his career-first solo album, "Walk Through Exits Only", on July 16 via his own Housecore Records (MRI/Megaforce). "Walk Through Exits Only" will be available digitally, on CD and on vinyl. Produced by Anselmo and Michael Thompson, and recorded over the past couple of years at ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: Another New Solo Track Available For Streaming

Philip Anselmo, legendary frontman of PANTERA and DOWN, will release his career-first solo album, "Walk Through Exits Only", on July 16 via his own Housecore Records (MRI/Megaforce). "Walk Through Exits Only" will be available digitally, on CD and on vinyl. Produced by Anselmo and Michael Thompson, and recorded over the past couple of years at ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Announces First-Ever Solo Tour

Philip Anselmo, legendary frontman of PANTERA and DOWN, will take to the road for his first-ever solo tour, dubbed "Technicians Of Distortion", which will kick off July 31 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. On this tour, Anselmo will be joined by his backup band THE ILLEGALS — guitarist Marzi Montazeri (ex-SUPERJOINT RITUAL), drummer José Manuel Gonzales (WARBEAST) ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: New Solo Track Available For Streaming

Philip Anselmo, legendary frontman of PANTERA and DOWN, will release his career-first solo album, "Walk Through Exits Only", on July 16 via his own Housecore Records (MRI/Megaforce). "Walk Through Exits Only" will be available digitally, on CD and on vinyl. Produced by Anselmo and Michael Thompson, and recorded over the past couple of years at ...

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IRON TONGUE Signs With NEUROT RECORDINGS

Neurot Recordings will release the debut from Arkansas southern rock collective IRON TONGUE. Fronted by Chris "CT" Terry, the founding frontman of sludge legion RWAKE, IRON TONGUE formed when a group of veteran players with diverse musical backgrounds found a common interest in the need to get down and dirty and way, way gone. Churning ...

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HOWL: New Album Cover Artwork, Trailer Released

Providence riff militia HOWL will unleash its second full-length of molten metal filth this April. Entitled "Bloodlines", the ten-track offering was recorded at the infamous Planet Z Studio in Hadley, Massachusetts with Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SOULFLY, CROWBAR, MUNICIPAL WASTE, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD), its metallic lead-footed sludge hitting with all the subtlety of getting shot ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's Solo Project, DOWN, CROWBAR To Perform At HOUSECORE HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

In what can only be described as a match made in hell, the worlds of heavy metal and horror collide this fall as the first-ever Housecore Horror Film Festival (HHFF) erupts in Austin, Texas. World-famous heavy metal musician Philip H. Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT RITUAL) and internationally renowned, best-selling true crime author Corey Mitchell ("Hollywood ...

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