ALBUM REVIEW: Splitknuckle – Breathing Through The Wound

Having a band named Splitknuckle evokes certain ideas even before you’ve heard the music. Violence, aggression, possibly-self-inflicted pain. Such ideas are only amplified in the title of latest album Breathing Through The Wound (Daze Records) and yes, the music within very much follows these initial impressions.

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Deicide, Dying Fetus, Biohazard, Crowbar Daeva, Internal Bleeding, Will Haven and More Booked for Decibel Magazine Metal and Beer Fest: Philly 2024


Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly—the world’s loudest, heaviest, two-day craft beer event—returns to the Fillmore Philly on April 12-13, 2024, for its seventh year! Headliners include unique full album play-sets from Deicide, Dying Fetus, Biohazard, Crowbar, and more.

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Directed by Mike Holderbeast (Exhorder/High on Fire) what you see (and hear) from “Crowbar from New Orleeeaanns!” third slab of live streamage is what you’d expect to get… Crowbar playing a bunch of songs in an empty bar. Continue reading

Crowbar To Play Career-Spanning Show For Free In London Tomorrow

Legendary sludge metallers Crowbar will play London’s The Black Heart tomorrow night, 23rd of September for FREE. Direct support will come from Grave Lines. The band will play a career spanning set in the tiny 170 capacity venue. The RSVP link is below and you’ll need to show up early since it’s first come, first serve. Crowbar has been on tour in 2018 performing their classic Odd Fellows Rest Album in full and other hits. The band is working on new material for a planned 2019 release. Continue reading

Crowbar To Play Hometown Anniversary Show, Todd Strange To Retire From Touring


Crowbar has announced they will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its classic 1998 album, Odd Fellows Rest, by performing it in its entirety on August 4 at the Southport Hall in New Orleans. The band also performed the album this spring at Roadburn Festival and much of it on tour this spring in America. The August show will serve as the final Crowbar show for bassist Todd “Sexy T” Strange (also ex-Down), who will no longer be the group’s touring bassist. Strange helped co-found the band and had returned to it in 2016 after stepping down in the year 2000. Frontman Kirk Windstein has said the band is working on new music for a 2019 release. Continue reading