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Formed: 1994
From: Anchorage, AK, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Background

36 Crazyfists, signed to Roadrunner records in 2002, debuted with their album titled "Bitterness the Star'" and did 2004's critically acclaimed "A Snow Capped Romance". They have their own unique sound, standing out most in vocalist Broc Lindow's voice. They recorded their debut and dedicated one of the songs to their original bass player who lost his life in a car accident.

36 Crazyfists may have suffered a loss, but that hasn't stop them from making music. They combine hard driven gutiars comparable to Killswitch Engage and vocals that are something of their own. 36 Crazyfists are showing the world that Alaska's not only known for eskimos, but also kick ass metal. 36 Crazyfists are definately a band to watch over the years. Who knows where they'll take their unique sound, comparable to Killswitch Engage, next?

Latest 36 Crazyfists News

Below is our complete 36 Crazyfists news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Four More Bands Confirmed For Graspop 2010

The organisers of Belgium's Graspop Metal Meeting festival has announced that four more bands have now been added to the lineup. The biggest announcement is that Aerosmith will be headlining the event on the friday. Also joining them that day will be reunited California grungers Stone Temple Pilots. Industrial metal legends Fear Factory will be performing at the festival and so will Atlanta based metal outfit Mastodon, who are still touring in support of their critically acclaimed album, "Crack The Skye."

The lineup (in no particular order) is now as follows: More...

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More Bands Confirmed For Graspop 2010

The organisers of Belgium's Graspop Metal Meeting festival has announced several more bands for this year's edition of the event. Among the latest acts are American thrash metal legends Slayer, British gothic metal veterans Paradise Lost, heavy metal icons Saxon and death metal legends Cannibal Corpse and Deicide. Also confirmed are Steel Panther, U.D.O., A Day To Remember, 36 Crazyfists, Atreyu, Between The Buried And Me, Unearth, Anathema and Rise To Remain. The festival will take place in the town of Dessel from June 25th - 27th.

The lineup is now as follows: More...

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36 Crazyfists Begins Work On New Album

Alaskan metal band 36 Crazyfists has issued the following update:

"Just wanted to give a little update and let you guys know we are alive and well and writtng our asses off. We have been holed up in Garden Studios AKA Northern Alps in Anchorage, Alaska with Captain Dirt Head Steven Holt at the helm once again. We hope to be wrapping this thing up come spring for a summer release. I wont ramble on too much and tell you guys that this is our heaviest or moodiest record yet but i will say its pretty f'n cool so far and we are very stoked."

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36 Crazyfists To Release Career Spanning DVD

Alaskan metal group 36 Crazyfists has announced that they will be releasing a new DVD entitled, "Underneath A Northern Sky" on October 27th.

"Anchorage, Alaska has a small music scene," explains vocalist Brock Lindow. "Pretty much everyone knows each other. Growing up in here, shaped us to be aware of the beauty of isolation and creating your own self. We had MTV just like everyone else, but as people, we adapted to dark winters and summers where the sun never went down. That in itself created so many amazing rituals and memories of the season.”

The DVD will include footage of the very first 36 Crazyfists show as well as countless other rare scenes of globetrotting by a band from Alaska who has defied the odds of coming from a place of obscurity to touring and playing major festivals around the world. Along with the live show, ridiculous backstage antics and band member interviews, all the bands videos are also present on the DVD.

"There are interviews from band members sharing their thoughts on our career and all the wonderful things we have been able to experience because of this band." continues Lindow "Our fans have been waiting for something like this to surface for sometime and for that I'm very grateful to Todd Bell, AKSOUL and Ferret for giving us the opportunity to finally put out our very first DVD. This is for the ears and eyes of the interested, for the fans who have been there through thick and thin!"

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Soundwave 2009 Festival Side Shows Revealed

Almost as highly anticipated as the Soundwave line-up proper, the "Sidewaves" side shows allow people the opportunity to see their favorite bands twice while they're in the country - as long as you live in Sydney or Melbourne.

Tickets for all side shows go on sale on Tuesday, January 6th.

The Sidewaves for 2009 will be:

New Found Glory / Hellogoodbye / Say Anything / Ace Enders (The Early November)

Tuesday, February 24th — Manning Bar, Sydney (licensed all ages)
Tickets from Ticketek (132 849), the venue (9563 6000) and Utopia Records.

Wednesday, February 25th — Corner Hotel, Melbourne (18+)
Tickets from the venue (9427 9198) and Missing Link Records.

Anberlin / Chiodos / Silverstein / Finch

Wednesday, February 25th — UNSW Roundhouse, Sydney (licensed all ages)
Tickets from Ticketek (132 849) and Utopia Records.

Thursday, February 26th — The Palace, Melbourne (18+)
Tickets from Ticketek (132 849) and Missing Link Records.

Devildriver / Lacuna Coil / 36 Crazyfists / All That Remains

Wednesday, February 25th - The Forum, Sydney (licensed all ages)
Tickets from Moshtix and Ticketek (132 849).

Poison The Well / Every Time I Die / Evergreen Terrace

Wednesday, February 25th - The Esplanade Hotel, Melbourne (18+)
Tickets from OzTix.

Goldfinger / Valencia / Riverboat Gamblers

Thursday, February 26th - The Esplanade Hotel, Melbourne (18+)
Tickets from OzTix. Tickets for the previously re-scheduled Corner Hotel show remain valid for this show.

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Poison The Well Announces 2009 Tour Dates

Miami's Poison the Well, who recently announced they have begun recording their upcoming full-length for Ferret Music due out in May 2009, has announced a bunch of tour dates for 2009.

Poison the Well also recently announced they'll be heading overseas to tour on the Soundwave Music Festival in Australia, followed by a European tour with friends and label-mates, 36 Crazyfists, and have just released their first of three new 7-inch releases for Ferret, entitled "I / III."

Here's the tracklist for I / III

1. New Fast
2. Purple Sabbath

"I / III" was produced by Pelle Henricsson and Eskil Louström at the Factory, the octagon and Tonteknik recording Umea, Sweden, and was mixed and mastered by Pelle Henricsson and Tonteknik recording Umea, Sweden.

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All That Remains Leaves In Flames Tour

Massachusetts based metallers All That Remains has announced that they will not be joining In Flames on their tour of the United States which also includes 36 Crazyfists and Gojira due to throat problems with lead singer, Phil Labonte.

A message from the band reads as follows: "Sorry, but we aren't gonna be at any more of the shows on the In Flames tour. We'll have a press release probably [later today, Monday, December 1]. The holiday weekend has prevented an official release 'cause everyone at the label had gone home when the decision was made to drop. Sorry and we'll figure some way out to make it up to you guys. Thanks and we hope you have a happy holidays and a happy New Year."

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In Flames Plays the Commodore in Vancouver, BC

The Commodore Ballroom is easily one of the best live venues in Vancouver so I was stoked to see In Flames play there on the evening of November, 17th. A half hour before doors opened, there was already a horde of metal fans stretched down the block eagerly awaiting a packed line-up that included Portland's 36 Crazyfists, France's Gojira, All That Remains and the headliners In Flames. The show did not disappoint. Here's how it went down. More...

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36 Crazyfists Posts Concert Online

Alaskan metal heavyweights 36 CRAZYFISTS have posted an entire show from their current tour online. The set was filmed at The Lost Horizon in Syracuse NY and can be viewed at The UVTV website.

The concert is also available on iTunes.

36 CRAZYFISTS will film its January 9, 2009 concert in Anchorage, Alaska for a forthcoming DVD. According to Lindow, "the show will be monstrous as the ones in the past have proved to be what dreams are made of. But as the years have gone on, you can imagine the amount of ridiculous footage we have from backstage antics to being a 18-year-old skinny, punk-ass kid getting my long hair chopped off by [Steve] Holt [guitar] in a drunken stupor; it's things like this that will be hilarious to sift through and add to our special features section of the DVD."

36 CRAZYFISTS sold 4,150 copies of "The Tide and its Takers" in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 155 on The Billboard 200 chart.

"The Tide and Its Takers" was released on May 27 via Ferret Music. The CD artwork was designed by Sons of Nero, who has previously worked with such bands as IN FLAMES, EVERY TIME I DIE, FULL BLOWN CHAOS and THE HUMAN ABSTRACT.

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2009 Soundwave Fest Acts And Dates Announced

The official bill for the 2009 Soundwave festival in Australia has been recently released. The festival will visit five of Down Under's major cities (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth) starting in Brisbane on the 21st of February and finishing up Perth on the 2nd of March, 2009. Limited pre-sale tickets will be made available for $110 (Australian) via registering at the Soundwave Festival website.

The bands definitely ready to rock out so far are Nine Inch Nails, Alice In Chains, Bloodhound Gang, Scars On Broadway, Lamb of God, Alkaline Trio, Billy Talent, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Face To Face, In Flames, Rival Schools, Anberlin, Every Time I Die, Devildriver, Funeral For A Friend, Less Than Jake, Poison The Well, Madina Lake, New Found Glory, From First To Last, Bedouin Soundclash, Hellogoodbye, Finch, Goldfinger, The Subways, Say Anything, Chiodos, Silverstein, Saves The Day, Lacuna Coil, 36 Crazyfists, Straylight Run, Evergreen Terrace, Minus The Bear, Moneen, Ace Enders, (The Early November), I Am The Avalanche, Jaguar Love, Unearth, Bayside, Emery, Houston Calls, The Audition, Attack In Black, Innerpartysystem, Valencia, In This Moment, Alesana, The Riverboat Gamblers, HORSE The Band, Maylene and The Sons Of Disaster.

The dates for the Fest are as follows:
Saturday 21 February – Brisbane - RNA Showgrounds, Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Sunday 22 February – Sydney - TBA
Friday 27 February – Melbourne - Melbourne Showgrounds, Ascot Vale, Melbourne
Saturday 28 February – Adelaide , Bonython Park, Port Rd, Adelaide
Monday 2 March - Perth - Steel Blue Oval, Bassenden, Perth

Tickets go on sale from the following dates:
Brisbane: Thurs 9 Oct @ 9am
Sydney: Fri 10 Oct @ 9am
Melbourne: Sat 11 Oct @ 9am
Adelaide: Sun 12 Oct @ 9am
Perth: Sunday 12 Oct @9am

General Admission tickets will be $130 (Australian), and will be available through the Soundwave Festival website and the Ticketek website.

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All That Remains Posts New Song Online

Massachusetts' ALL THAT REMAINS have posted another song, "Two Weeks," from the band's forthcoming album, "Overcome," on the band's MySpace page."This is the first time I've done a song that has singing from beginning to end," frontman Phil Labonte says."It was something I had wanted to do for some time, but ATR isn't gonna put out something half-assed and most of you guys know I'm always growing as a vocalist and we're always growing and changing as a metal band.This feels right and it's not the same 'here's our all singing ballad' kind of thing; it's still metal as hell!" More...

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36 Crazyfists Announces New US Tour Dates

Vocalist of Alaskan metallers, 36 CRAZYFISTS, Brock Lindow issues the following statement regarding the band’s upcoming five months of non-stop touring:

“MAYHEM is all wrapped up, and it was the greatest summer ever! Hanging out with all the awesome bands and crews was something we will never forget. Now, charging full steam ahead into the fall with so many shows to play, it’s really gonna be a killer end to this already awesome year for us! We'll see everyone at the shows!” More...

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In Flames Announces More Tour Dates

In Flames have added many more tour dates for their North American trek beginning in October. Joining them will be All That Remains, 36 Crazyfists and Gojira.

The tour dates are as follows:

November
6 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis
7 - Toronto, ON - Sound Academy
8 - Detroit, MI - Emerald Theater
10 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues
12 - Minneapolis, MN - Myth
14 - Calgary, AB - MacEwan Hall
15 - Edmonton, AB - Events Center
17 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore
18 - Seattle, WA - Showbox Sodo
19 - Portland, OR - Roseland
21 - San Francisco, CA - Warfield
22 - Los Angeles, CA - The Nokia Club
23 - Las Vegas, NV - House Of Blues
24 - Phoenix, AZ - Marquee Theatre
25 - Albuquerque, NM - Midnight Rodeo
26 - Denver, CO - Fillmore
28 - Dallas, TX - Palladium
29 - Austin, TX - La Zona Rosa
30 - Houston, TX - House Of Blues

December
2 - Orlando, FL - Hard Rock Live
3 - Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle
4 - Norfolk, VA - The Norva
5 - Baltimore, MD - Rams Head Live
6 - Worcester, MA - Palladium
7 - New York, NY - Terminal 5
9 - St. Louis, MO - Pageant
10 - Milwaukee, WI - The Rave

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In Flames Announces Headlining Tour

In Flames have announced the first dates of their headlining North American winter tour. Joining them on the trek will All That Remains, 36 Crazyfists and Gojira.

The first two dates are as follows:

November 8 - Mount Clemens, MI @ Emerald Theatre
December 6 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium

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Trivium and All That Remains Team Up For U.S. Tour

September marks the return to the road for Trivium and All That Remains. The bands will head out on a co-headlining six-week tour, alternating the closing slot. 36 Crazyfists and The Human Abstract will support, making for an evening of eclectic and uncompromising metal. Trivium's new album, "Shogun" (Roadrunner Records), will hit the streets on September 30th, while All That Remains' new album, "Overcome" (Prosthetic/Razor and Tie Entertainment), is due out on September 16th.

The tour will be presented by Hooves, a shoe company that specializes in dark, conceptual, high quality hi-top sneakers that glorify all things metal. The line was launched by producer Nick Raskculinez, who manned the boards for Shogun, and Gravis Footwear, and featured a limited edition, blood-stained, pentagram lined shoe that quickly sold out. The full line kicks off in October 2008. Trivium, All That Remains and their tourmates are partnering up to bring metal music and culture to the forefront on this tour.

Here are the latest All That Remains and Trivium co-headlining tour dates, featuring 36 Crazyfists and The Human Abstract as support: More...

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Scuzz Posts Interviews From Download Festival

British music channel Scuzz has recently uploaded interviews with bands that played at the recent British Download Festival 2008 in Donington Park. The interviews up so far on their site, Scuzz.com, are In Flames, 36 Crazyfists, Coheed & Cambria, Children Of Bodom, HIM, Ash, Brigade, Biffy Clyro, A Day To Remember and Jimmy Eat World with more to uploaded soon.

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Rockstar Mayhem Tour Cancels Sacremento Show

The promoters of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem tour have posted the following message:

"Due to Northern California wild-fires, July 11th (Sacramento) Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Performance Rescheduled to Monday July 14th

"Concerned for the health and safety of our patrons, performers and employees, Live Nation announces a date change for Sacramento's scheduled Rockstar Energy Mayhem festival at The Sleep Train Amphitheater. The air quality and temperature are expected to improve by end of weekend, allowing for the event to be moved to Monday, July 14th and show time will remain 1:30pm. Tickets purchased for Friday, July 11th will be honored.

"As we enter the second week of wild fires, and the recent 100+ degree temperatures, it is in the best interest of all involved that the tour date be rescheduled as conditions are expected to improve over the weekend. A variety of city and county officials have urged area residents to avoid long-term exposure to the outdoors and limit outdoor recreational activities."

"We sincerely regret this unavoidable cancellation and apologize to fans for any disappointment caused," says tour co-founder John Reese. "And while we're thankful that the show can take place on Monday, our thoughts are with the families in this area during this difficult time. Refunds will be available at original point of purchase." More...

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It Dies Today Announces New Tour and Video

IT DIES TODAY has just announced a new tour and a new music video for their upcoming album. The band will kick off a tour in August with labelmates Walls Of Jericho as well as 36 CrazyFists and more.

Their new album, "Lividity," will be out in early fall and the band is in the studio now recording. They will be filming the first video off the new album for the song "Thank You For Drinking" next week.

Singer Jason Wood checked in with an update on the video and song: "The song's slogan, like a double-entendre, translates into a so-called friend that through drinking on their own accord shows their true personality. For example, a good friend that ends up being an asshole afte getting drunk at a party or bar."

The video will be shot on location at a bar the band fequents in Sanborn, NY called "The Walmore Inn." The video will feature a friend of the band who's had too much to drink before he even gets to the bar and proceeds to start shit with everyone throughout the song, until the band has had enough and starts a bar fight. Keep your eyes peeled for the video in July, and some webisodes of the writing and recording process from It Dies Today.

The latest It Dies Today tour dates follow. More...

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Underoath, 36 Crazyfists Chart on Billboard

Underoath’s new live CD/DVD has made its debut at No. 46 on this weeks Billboard Top 200 chart with 11,000 copies sold. 36 Crazyfists moved 4,000 copies of their new album, "The Tide and its Takers," coming in at No. 155 on the chart.

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36 Crazyfists Streaming New Album Online

Right now on the bands official Myspace, you can listen to 36 Crazyfists new album "The Tide and its Takers" in its entirety. Click here to listen. You can also check out the artwork for the new album at this location.

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