Crowbar (album)

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Studio album by Crowbar
Released October 12, 1993
Recorded New Orleans
Genre Sludge metal
Length 36:12
Label Pavement Music
Producer Phil Anselmo
Crowbar chronology
Obedience Thru Suffering
(1991)Obedience Thru Suffering1991
Time Heals Nothing
(1995)Time Heals Nothing1995
Alternative cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Crowbar is the second studio album by New Orleans sludge metal band Crowbar, released on October 12, 1993. The album sold 100,000 copies on the now defunct independent label Pavement Music. The singles "All I Had (I Gave)" and "Existence Is Punishment" were played on MTV and received international attention. Crowbar was produced by Phil Anselmo, a childhood friend of Crowbar's founder Kirk Windstein and the singer of Pantera, and recorded in New Orleans in 1992.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Crowbar, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "High Rate Extinction" 2:44
2. "All I Had (I Gave)" 3:11
3. "Will That Never Dies" 3:56
4. "Fixation" 3:46
5. "No Quarter" (Originally performed by Led Zeppelin) 4:30
6. "Self-Inflicted" 2:45
7. "Negative Pollution" 3:11
8. "Existence Is Punishment" 4:29
9. "Holding Nothing" 3:13
10. "I Have Failed" 4:22
Total length: 36:12


Music videos[edit]

  • "All I Had (I Gave)"
  • "Existence Is Punishment"

Both videos appeared on Beavis and Butthead. Butthead commented that Kirk looked like he was defecating on the toilet and that the band's music sounded "slow and fat." "Existence is Punishment" appears on the Beavis and Butt-Head: The Mike Judge Collection #3 DVD.


  1. ^ Jeffries, Vincent. "Crowbar - Crowbar". AllMusic.