San Francisco Bay Area's CROOKED have announced the addition of MOTOGRATER guitarist J.R. to the group's ranks. The band are going to be wrapping up production for their forthcoming, as-yet-untitled release in Iowa later this month with producer Tom Tatman (STONE SOUR). Mastering duties will be handeld by Ted Jensen (SLIPKNOT, EVANESCENCE, MARILYN MANSON, MUDVAYNE, COLD).

CROOKED's lineup is now as follows:

James Gabriel - Vocals
J.R. (MOTOGRATER) - Guitars
Scott Chavez - Bass
Tony Recania - Guitars
Brett "Wingnut" Davis (ex-PINATA) - Keyboards
Ville - Drums

The band's next live appearance will take place on November 28 at Fat Cat in Modesto, CA. Also appearing on the bill will be INSOLENCE.

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