Not only is Crowbar about to start recording the band’s 10th studio album, there also figures to be a slew of tour dates on the horizon in 2014. But that’s nothing compared to Brunson’s first appearance with Crowbar, when he was asked by frontman Kirk Windstein to fill in at a show with a mere week to prepare.
Brunson went to work then in 2005, and he’s been at it as a full-time member of Crowbar after replacing guitarist Steve Gibb in 2009.
JacksonGuitars.com recently caught up with Brunson to see what the guitarist has been up to.
JacksonGuitars.com: With the fast transition from the road to the studio coming up, how will this writing process work for you?
Brunson: Yeah, the last show of this tour is Dec. 14 in New Orleans, and the following Monday, we head to the studio to start recording the next Crowbar record. This one is a little different. Sever the Wicked Hand was about five years removed from the previous album. So by the time we were ready to record that, a lot of the songs had already been written and were pretty much done. This time, the label wanted 12 songs, and so far we have eight written. The writing process does and will fly. Continue reading