Former TYPE O NEGATIVE members Kenny Hickey (guitar/vocals) and Johnny Kelly (drums) have joined forces with Kirk Windstein (guitar, vocals; CROWBAR, DOWN, KINGDOM OF SORROW) and Todd Unusual (CROWBAR, DOWN) in a brand new band referred to as EYE AM.
EYE AM is at the moment in Gainesville, Florida making ready to enter the studio to start recording its debut single. The recording periods will likely be overseen by bassist Roger Lima of LESS THAN JAKE at his studio referred to as The Moathouse.
Two days in the past, Windstein shared on social media that he was flying from his residence in New Orleans to Florida “to jam and write with 3 gifted Guys!!!” He later posted photos of the studio in addition to of the 4 members of EYE AM in a room taking part in collectively.
Along with their work with TYPE O NEGATIVE, Hickey and Kelly had beforehand collaborated in a band referred to as SEVENTH VOID, which launched one full-length album, “Heaven Is Gone”, in 2009, and SILVERTOMB, which issued “Edge Of Existence” in 2019.
In a 2018 interview with Rock And Roll Fables, Hickey acknowledged about his chemistry with Kelly: “I have been working with Johnny lengthy earlier than TYPE O. I met Johnny most likely in 1986. TYPE O fashioned in 1989, so we have been already in a thrash band collectively. Principally, we grew up and discovered every part the improper means collectively and needed to work it out over the course of the years. [Laughs] For me, it is fully pure with him. We acquired higher at it. Dude, you do one thing for 35 years, I hope you are getting higher at it.”
Unique CROWBAR bassist Unusual returned to the band in 2016 for the touring cycle in assist of the band’s “The Serpent Solely Lies” album.
Unusual, who initially left CROWBAR again in 1999, caught round for 2 years earlier than departing as soon as once more to concentrate on his household life.
CROWBAR frontman Windstein, who additionally performs within the New Orleans supergroup DOWN, launched two albums with HATEBREED’s Jamey Jasta underneath the KINGDOM OF SORROW banner. Kirk’s debut solo album, “Dream In Movement”, arrived in 2020.
By way of Blabbermouth