|1. How did the band get started? How did you meet
and how long have you been together?
The original band members met by going to shows to check out bands.
We began to hang out and drink together and became friends. Everyone
had been playing music for quite a while and decided to get together
and form a band.
2. How would you describe your music?
Kirk Windstein: Extremely heavy, emotional, doom,
3. What are your biggest influences?
Kirk Windstein: When I was younger, kiss is what I grew
up with. Motorhead, Black Sabbath, The Melvins, Carnivore and a lot
of New York hard core bands have been our biggest influence.
4. What influence do you think your bands has in music and metal
Kirk Windstein: I think we have added a
lot to the drop tune sound as well as being very original.
5. What made you want to be in the band? And if you werent
in the band what would you be doing now?
I have always loved music. It's great to have a job you can drink
on. If I weren't in a band, I would probably be involved in sports
in some capacity.
6. Are any band members in side projects?
If so what are they, and explain a little about them.
Kirk Windstein: Yes. I am in "Down"; Sammy is in "Goatwhore";
and our drummer and bass player are in a band called "Near Life Experience".
They all differ from the Crowbar sound.
7. How would you
feel if a band took their sound from yours and became very well known?
Kirk Windstein: A little pissed, but everyone borrows
8. What current bands do you like or respect?
Kirk Windstein: Motorhead, Type O Negative, Steely
Dan, and Pantera are a couple I am currently listening to.
9. How many demos/albums do you have? Tell me about them!!
Kirk Windstein: We have one demo, six full length album
and a live ep. I am very proud of all of them.
demo/album do you like the best?
Kirk Windstein: Either
"Odd Fellows Rest" or "Equilibrium" - maybe "Broken Glass" also.
11. What is the meaning behind the songs?
Windstein: Meanings all vary but are all real. I don't write about
12. What are the bands favorite songs?
Kirk Windstein: "Planets Collide" is my personal favorite.
I can't speak for the other members, but I totally enjoy playing "I
Feel The Burning Sun" and "Down Into The Rotting Earth" off the new
13. What does the future hold for the band?
Kirk Windstein: Hopefully $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
14. If you could play with any band who would it be and why?
Kirk Windstein: Motorhead, because they are the original
loud, ugly, fast, mean, drunk rock n' roll band.
writes the majority of the music?
16. Who has been the favorite band youve
played with and why?
Kirk Windstein: Probably
Pantera because they are a great band, great friends and are the hardest
drinking band in rock n' roll.
17. Where did you get the
band name from?
Kirk Windstein: We stole it from
a side project I was in.
18. Describe what the band is
Kirk Windstein: Very heavy, raw, aggessive,
loud and thunderous.
19. If you are gonna do any kind
of video what would be in it?
Kirk Windstein: We
have already done a few and they are basically live performance videos.
20. Are there any touring plans made; if so tell me about
Kirk Windstein: Just returned from a European
tour and are heading out with Zakk Wylde's new band "Black Label Society".
We are really looking forward to it.
21. Where do you
think the band will be 20 years from now?
Drunk, on tour with Motorhead doing the nursing home circuit.