Origin: Anchorage, AK, USA
Genres: Metalcore
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36 Crazyfists  

Alaska hasn't produced much in the way of metal bands over the years, with perhaps only the 80's band Pandemonium having significant Alaskan heritage. 36 Crazyfists is one such band, the quartet taking their name from a Jackie Chan movie and eventually relocating to Oregon before recording their first album, Bitterness The Star, in 2002, the first of a string of albums in the 2000's. The band straddles the line between harder nu-metal and the current metalcore rage, with a healthy dose of emo thrown into the mix, and vocals alternating between a melodic side and the usual monotonic hardcore blasts. There's a fair degree of variety in the songs, though overall there isn't a lot here that is brand-new, as this genre has really taken hold in the last few years and there are many bands in this style. A Snow Capped Romance is solid for the genre, and the market for this style is still on the rise, but a tad more originality might be in order for these guys to rise above the competition.

Current Members

Brock Lindow


Steve Holt


Mick Whitney


Kyle Baltus


Former Members/Guests

Brett Makowski

bass (ex-Incantation, ex-Profanatica)

Thomas Noonan



Bitterness The Star 
2002 Roadrunner
  1. Turns To Ashes
  2. One More Word
  3. An Agreement Called Forever
  4. Eightminutesupsidedown
  5. Slit Wrist Theory
  6. Bury Me Where I Fall
  7. Dislocate
  8. Two Months From A Year
  9. Chalk White
  10. All I Am
  11. Ceramic
  12. Circle Of Drain
  13. Left Hand Charity
  • Brock Lindow
  • Steve Holt
  • Mick Whitney
  • Thomas Noonan

Reviews:   Metal Underground  Sputnik Music 

A Snow Capped Romance 
2004 Roadrunner
  1. At The End of August
  2. The Heart and The Shape
  3. Bloodwork
  4. Kenai
  5. Skin and Atmosphere
  6. Song For The Fisherman
  7. With Nothing Underneath
  8. Destroy The Map
  9. Installing The Catheter
  10. Cure Eclipse
  11. Waterhaul
  • Brock Lindow
  • Steve Holt
  • Mick Whitney
  • Thomas Noonan

Reviews:   Lords Of Metal 

Rest Inside The Flames 
2006 DRT
  1. I'll Go Until My Heart Stops
  2. Felt Through A Phone Line
  3. On Any Given Night
  4. Elysium
  5. Great Descent
  6. Midnight Swim
  7. Aurora
  8. Will Pull This In By Hand
  9. We Cannot Deny
  10. Between The Anchor And The Air
  11. City Ignites
  • Brock Lindow
  • Steve Holt
  • Mick Whitney
  • Thomas Noonan

Reviews:   Blabbermouth 

The Tide And Its Takers 
2008 Ferret
  1. All Night Lights
  2. We Gave It Hell
  3. The Back Harlow Road
  4. Clear The Coast
  5. Waiting On A War
  6. Only A Year Or So...
  7. Absent Are The Saints
  8. Vast And Vague
  9. When Distance Is The Closest Reminder
  10. Northern November
  11. The Tide And Its Takers
  • Brock Lindow
  • Steve Holt
  • Mick Whitney
  • Thomas Noonan

Reviews:   Sea Of Tranquility  Lords Of Metal 

Underneath A Northern Sky 

Collisions And Castaways 
  1. In the Midnights
  2. Whitewater
  3. Mercy and Grace
  4. Death Renames the Light
  5. Anchors
  6. Long Roads to Late Nights
  7. Trenches
  8. Reviver
  9. Caving in Spirals
  10. The Deserter
  11. Waterhaul II
  • Brock Lindow
  • Steve Holt
  • Mick Whitney
  • Brett Makowski
  • Thomas Noonan

Reviews:   Lords Of Metal  Sputnik Music 

Time And Trauma 
2015 Spinefarm
  1. Vanish
  2. 11
  3. Sorrow Sings
  4. Lightless
  5. Time And Trauma
  6. Also Am I
  7. Translator
  8. Silencer
  9. Slivers
  10. Swing The Noose
  11. Gathering Bones
  12. Marrow
  • Brock Lindow
  • Steve Holt
  • Mick Whitney
  • Kyle Baltus

Reviews:   Metal Observer  Metal Riot  Sputnik Music  Metal Storm 


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