11 Great Non-Metal Albums for Metalheads: Crowbar Singer's Picks

Between Crowbar and Down, Kirk Windstein is one of the undisputed masters of sludge-metal. But anyone who's heard his deep, expressive croak can identify the soulful emotion that comes through in his deceptively catchy, plodding melodies. So much of his signature style likely comes from his deep enjoyment of disco, soul, jazz, funk, pop music and more. The man has an extremely well-rounded music taste that stretches across styles and eras, so we asked him to select 11 of his favorite non-metal records that he thinks every metalhead needs to know. Watch him make his selections and explain why each album matters. 

November 2, 2022