Kirk Windstein (Crowbar/Down) Shares New Video, Debut Solo Album Due Next Year

One of the architects of Southern Metal and Sludge, Kirk Windstein is bringing forth his debut solo album. Best known for his work in Crowbar, Down and Kingdom of Sorrow, Windstein will release his debut solo album, Dream in Motion, January 24, 2020 via eOne Music. Kirk handled all vocal duties, guitars, and bass on the album, with drums and effects by longtime producing partner and collaborator, Duane Simoneaux (Crowbar, Down, Exhorder). The album features new originals and The a faithful rendition of ‘Aqualung’, the title track of Jethro Tull’s 1971 masterpiece. Directed by Justin Reich (Black Label Society, Royal Thunder), watch the video for the title track now! Continue reading

Watch Jamey Jasta And Friends Cover Fear Factory

Jasta, the solo band from Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta are on tour in Europe this summer. His band includes guests Dino Cazares of Fear Factory, Howard Jones of Light The Torch/ex-Killswitch Engage, and Kirk Windstein of Crowbar/Kingdom of Sorrow. Watch fan-filmed footage of them covering Fear Factory classic ‘Replica’ at Brutal Assult Festival. Continue reading

Dee Snider – For The Love Of Metal

Let’s make one thing clear – if after seeing the name Dee Snider, you were just expecting to hear another standard, classic sounding, mid-late eighties Twisted Sister record, then you might want to take a moment before diving in. There are no callbacks to big hair and garish warpaint here, no ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’, or ‘I Wanna Rock’ bouncy bubblegum rock songs, and there’s absolutely no campy “Twisted Christmas” seasonal type fun. Hell, this is barely even a Dee Snider solo album in the classic sense, so you can also forget about him repeating the likes of Never Let The Bastards Wear You Down (Koch), his Desperado album Bloodied But Unbowed (Destroyer), or even his previous solo release We Are the Ones (earMUSIC). Continue reading

Podcast: Brian Posehn on The Jasta Show

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Comedian Brian Posehn speaks with Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed, Jasta, Kingdom Of Sorrow) of the Jasta Show. Topics discussed include banning cities, banned words, jack shacks, Margaret Cho taking Brian to his first jack shack, Deadpool, punching up movies, How High, hip hop, metal in movie soundtracks, the return of Mr. Show, his next special, Anthrax, and the sacredness of Rush.

Podcast: Mike Portnoy On The Jasta Show

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Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed, Jasta, Kingdom of Sorrow) of The Jasta Show speaks with Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater, etc) about his diversity of taste in the music industry, Dream Theater, Metal Allegiance, Winery Dogs, health care, gear, Tama Drums and more.

Podcast: Brent Hinds of Mastodon On The Jasta Show

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Brent Hinds of Mastodon speaks with Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed, Jasta, Kingdom Of Sorrow) of The Jasta Show. They cover how Brent got West End Motel booted from a Flogging Molly tour, how he pushed Cee-Lo into a pool, how Mastodon makes most of their income on the road from tour posters, the TV show he is working on, his dream collaboration with Chris Cornell and more.