DOWN/CROWBAR's KIRK WINDSTEIN Gets Engaged

Congratulations are in order for DOWN guitarist and CROWBAR frontman Kirk Windstein who just got engaged to his girlfriend of two months, Robin Dubroc.

Windstein ended his previous relationship to a woman named Kate in early October and became romantically involved with Dubroc on October 18, according to Kirk's personal Facebook timeline. He wrote on October 4: "My world as I know it has been crushed... Kate doesn't want me anymore and I'm fucking devastated. It's not her fault, she just can't deal with me being gone all the time. I will always love her more than any woman." He added the next day: "I'll say one thing... my heart has been broken for the last time. I will never trust a woman with my heart ever again!!!" A week into his new relationship, on October 22, Kirk wrote: "I spoke to Robin for at least an hour and a half!!! The most special lady I know... To all who are hurting, giving up on love etc., let Robin and I be an example... By that I mean that your true love will come around. It took 47 years for me... but it is 'real' and I feel it... I have not felt this good since I was a kid!!! AMAZING what the right lady can do for your soul... I love you, Robin. Thanks for being you!!!"

Windstein has a nine-year-old daughter, Haleigh, with his ex-wife, Nicole.

**UPDATE**: After this story was first posted on BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Kirk took to his Facebook page to offer the following comment: "Pretty amazing how they leave out all details about Robin and I dating 25 years ago, and they leave out all the problems Kate and I had throughout our 3-plus-year relationship, then they make it look like I just met Robin while we've been talking all along... The National Enquirer of metal... Fuck all the gossip... I know who I am and I know who I will spend my life with... Robin!!!"

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