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Kirk Windstein

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Born Apr 14, 1965

Kirk Windstein is an English-American sludge metal singer and guitarist for the New Orleans bands Crowbar, Down, and Kingdom of Sorrow. He currently plays guitar for both Crowbar and Down. He also played bass for Valume Nob, but resigned in 2006, citing he was unable to commit the time needed to give it full justice. In February 2005, Windstein formed Kingdom of Sorrow with Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed. Their debut album, including guest artists, was released on February 19, 2008.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1965 Birth Born on April 14, 1965.

TWENTIES

1985 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Windstein began his musical career in 1985 as a guitarist for a cover band called Victorian Blitz, and in 1988 joined a hardcore punk band called Shell Shock as a vocalist and guitarist.
1988 23 Years Old After the collapse of Shell Shock in 1988 due to the suicide of guitarist Mike Hatch, the band enlisted Kevin Noonan and carried on as Aftershock, which played a mixture of hardcore punk and doom metal. … Read More
1989 24 Years Old Other members included Sid Montz, with whom Windstein would play again in Crowbar and Valume Nob; Kevin Noonan, guitarist from 1989 to 1993; and bassist Danny Theriot of Metairie, Louisiana. … Read More
1993 28 Years Old Windstein's childhood friend Phil Anselmo (who at the time was in Pantera) produced their next effort, a self-titled album released in 1993. … Read More

THIRTIES

1995 30 Years Old Down released their debut album "NOLA" on Elektra Records in 1995 with Windstein on guitar and bass, Anselmo on vocals, Pepper Keenan on guitar, and Jimmy Bower (Crowbar, Superjoint Ritual, and Eyehategod) on drums. … Read More
2001 36 Years Old In 2001, Crowbar went on hiatus, because Windstein concentrated on other bands.

FORTIES

2005 40 Years Old 1 More Event
With Windstein's returned, Crowbar released Lifesblood for the Downtrodden in 2005, and two years later released a live DVD called "Live:With Full Force". … Read More
2013 48 Years Old 1 More Event
He currently plays guitar for Crowbar. He formerly played guitar in Down, resigning in 2013, and he also played bass for Valume Nob, but resigned in 2006, citing he was unable to commit the time needed to give it full justice. In February 2005, Windstein formed Kingdom of Sorrow with Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed. Their debut album, including guest artists, was released on 19 February 2008.
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