INTERVIEW: Kirk Windstein on New Crowbar Music, Another Solo Album, and The Future of Down

Ghost Cult caught up with Kirk Windstein of Crowbar to discuss their brand new album, Zero and Below out this week on MNRK Heavy. Kirk discussed the brand new album, how they survived the pandemic, his expectations for the upcoming tour with Sepultura, Sacred Reich, and Art of Dying, Kirk also gave an update on his next solo album; and the future of Down.


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