CROWBAR – Sets Career First Week Album Sales Record!

(Photo Credit: Tom Medvedich)

(New York, NY) — CROWBAR’s new album SEVER THE WICKED HAND sold 3.7k copies in its first week in stores making it the biggest first week of sales in their twenty year career. The record fared well on Billboards various charts as well:

#4 Heatseekers

#22 Independent

#16 on Hard Rock Chart

#58 on Canadian Soundscan Indie Chart

#59 on Canadian Soundscan Hard Music Chart

Kirk Windstein offers his comment. “A huge thanks to all of the CROWBAR fans who bought SEVER THE WICKED HAND this week! This was by far the biggest first week we’ve ever had!

An equally big thanks to all at eOne, Jamey Jasta and Steve Ross for believing in us. Let’s keep it up, spread the word and stay HEAVY!” The band is getting ready to kick off the inaugural Metalliance Tour along side HELMET and ST VITUS. Pegged to be the most talked about Metal tour this spring, dates below span coast to coast with a spotlight on this years SXSW Festival in Austin, TX. Visit for more info.

03/17/11        Dallas, TX @ Southside Music Hall

03/18/11        Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog / SXSW

03/19/11        New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks

03/20/11        St Petersburg, FL @ State Theater

03/21/11        Orlando, FL @ Firestone Live

03/22/11        Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street

03/23/11        Springfield, VA @ Jaxx

03/24/11        Worcester, MA @ Palladium

03/25/11        New York, NY @ Irving Plaza **VIP TICKETS SOLD OUT**

03/26/11        Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s

03/27/11        Joliet, IL @ Mojoe’s

03/28/11        Merriam, KS @ Aftershock (No Helmet)

03/29/11        Denver, CO @ The Summit

03/31/11        Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater

04/01/11        Seattle, WA @ El Corazon

04/03/11        San Francisco, CA @ Mezzanine

04/04/11        San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick

04/05/11        Hollywood, CA @ House Of Blues

“Truly devastating, a punishing mix of Black Sabbath on methadone” (10 out of 10 review) -OUTBURN MAGAZINE

“Riffs played through modern distortion, encapsulated perfectly on songs like ‘Let Me Morn’and ‘The Cemetery Angels’” (8 out of 10 review) – DECIBEL MAGAZINE

“Kirk Windstein is a certified riff master” – (4 out of 5 review) – ALTERNATIVE PRESS MAGAZINE

* For more information on CROWBAR, please visit:

(Source: eOne Music)




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