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CROWBAR Debut Track "Plasmic And Pure"

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Thursday, September 29, 2016 @ 3:40 PM


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Riff lords CROWBAR have debuted "Plasmic and Pure" today, the second track from the NOLA legends' forthcoming LP. "The intro riff is a classic throwback to CROWBAR's early roots," says frontman Kirk Windstein. "A heavy hitter from start to finish. One of my personal favorites."

"Plasmic And Pure" is available for streaming below and as an iTunes Instant Gratification download, meaning fans who preorder the record will receive the song instantly.

CROWBAR will release The Serpent Only Lies, on October 28, 2016 via Entertainment One (eOne) in North America and via SPV overseas. "We are so excited about our 11th studio record! The Serpent Only Lies is a powerful follow up," adds Windstein. "Eliran Kantor did a brilliant job with the artwork!"

The Serpent Only Lies will be the follow up to the highly buzzed about Symmetry In Black. That album sold over 4,000 copies in its first week of release in 2014, the highest of any LPs in the band’s 27 year career, beating out its predecessor, 2011's Sever The Wicked Hand.

The Serpent Only Lies Tracklist:

  • "Falling While Rising"
  • "Plasmic And Pure"
  • "I Am The Storm"
  • "Surviving The Abyss"
  • "The Serpent Only Lies"
  • "The Enemy Beside You"
  • "Embrace The Light"
  • "On Holy Ground"
  • "Song Of The Dunes"
  • "As I Heal"
For nearly three decades, the name CROWBAR has been synonymous with HEAVY. Since rising ominously from the swamplands of New Orleans in 1990, they’ve been hailed internationally as one of the world’s foremost purveyors of crushing, melodic sludge. The Serpent Only Lies is both an affirmation of the band’s staying power and a nod to their legacy. “To me, it’s a fresh-sounding version of old-school CROWBAR,” says Windstein.

“I intentionally went back and listened to a lot of old CROWBAR stuff, like the self-titled and Broken Glass albums, to get a feel for what my mindset was 20-plus years ago. I also went back and listened to the bands that influenced CROWBAR in the beginning, like TROUBLE, SAINT VITUS, MELVINS, and the first TYPE O NEGATIVE record. So it was kinda me doing my homework.”

The result is an album that stands toe-to-toe with those early CROWBAR classics while maintaining the lumbering hooks of mid-period standouts like 1998’s Odd Fellows Rest and 2000’s Equilibrium. “Even lyrically, the approach was a little more old-school,” Windstein offers. “Some of the songs have less lyrics to let the riffs breathe a little more, which I had kind of gotten away from over the years. It was a conscious thing to go back to that.”

The tour cycle for The Serpent Only Lies marks the return of original CROWBAR bassist Todd “Sexy T” Strange, who left the band back in 1999 but now joins Windstein, drummer Tommy Buckley and guitarist Matt Brunson in forging CROWBAR’s future. “Todd helped start the band, so having him back is important to me and, I think, the fans,” Windstein offers. “It’s a great feeling to be standing onstage next to him. It’s a breath of fresh air for the band and makes us stronger.”

“Having this be our eleventh record, we’re very fortunate because so many bands don’t last this long,” Windstein adds. “My whole outlook on music as a career is the MOTORHEAD outlook, which is that slow and steady wins the race. If you continue to put out killer records, continue to kick ass onstage every night and continue to treat your fans with respect, that’s the stuff people will remember.”

  • 9.29 - The Throne Theater - Wilmington, NC
  • 9.30 - The Sparrow - North Charleston, SC
  • 10.01 - New Brookland Tavern - Columbia, SC
  • 10.02 - The Warehouse - Clarksville, TN
  • 10.03 - Manchester Music Hall - Lexington, KY
  • 10.06 - Nighthawks - Jacksonville, FL
  • 10.07 - The Orpheum - Ybor City, FL
  • 10.08 - Kelly’s Live - Sarasota, FL
  • 10.09 - Churchills Pub - Miami, FL
  • 10.10 - House of Blues Orlando - Orlando, FL w/ MESHUGGAH
  • 10.22 - Empire Control Room & Garage - Austin, TX


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