CROWBAR SETS CAREER FIRST WEEK SALES RECORD IN THE US

February 16th, 2011
by EvilG

(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! 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 http://metalliancetour.com 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

For more information on CROWBAR, please visit:

http://www.crowbarrules.com/
http://www.twitter.com/crowbarrules
http://www.myspace.com/crowbar
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Crowbar-Band/65626548376

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