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36 Crazyfists – Bitterness the Star 
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36 Crazyfists – Bitterness the Star
Label: Roadrunner Records
Rating: 
 
Tracks:
Turns to Ashes
One More Word
An Agreement Called Forever
Eightminutesupsidedown
Slit Wrist Theory
Bury Me Where I Fall
Dislocate
Two Months From a Year
Chalk White
All I Am
Ceramic
Circle The Drain
Left Hand Charity.
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Mix Korn and Glassjaw and you get 36 Crazyfists one of the newest bands to emerge from the kings of nu-metal, Roadrunner Records. Unlike some other Roadrunner bands like ill nino and Chimaira, 36 Crazyfist actually differentiate themselves from the pack. 

Sure the music is the basic nu-metal formula with pretty typical rhythms and an abundance of massively distorted guitars but 36 Crazyfists have a more melodic side they are not afraid to show and it really gives the music a nice contrast from the usual “nu-metal” pack. The vocals have a bit of a “freak on a leash” feel to them, which if you are a fan of Korn will give you an immediate reason to like these guys. 

The bottom line, this band is a different enough to merit attention and nu-metal fans should like what they hear. If you aren’t into nu-metal then it’s not likely these guys will change your mind, then again, their mix of melody and power might open some eyes, so I won’t rule that out. I’m not a huge nu-metal fan but found myself enjoying what I heard here, so if it can open my jaded ears it must have something going for it! 

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Posted by pablopodo:
36 Crazyfist la lleva1!, la mejor banda, hacen falta bandas con ese power, y ademas los musicos son re prodigiosos, soy batero, y el de esta banda es rebueno...


Posted by boardfreaked:
hehe im from alaska... and these guys rule... alaska rock rules alltogether. www.delmag.biz www.subconband.net or com... not sure which www.36crazyfists.com


Posted by steve-o:
all you guys really know what youre talking about. 36 crazyfists is so different from anything. theyre amazing and addicting. theyre my favorite band along with staind. if you guys r rock hard fans, go ahead n back them up at blabbermouth.net the people there have a review of a snow-capped romance na lot of people r dissin them. serve ur country soldier! lol i no im a loser


Posted by nIcOrE:
36 CRAZYFIST???......UNA DE MIS BANDAS FAVORITAS!! sus canciones llegan en el fondo de quienes las escuchan,muy linda banda no hay nada como escuchar este grupo, con un vocalista unico!!! ‘‘ PUTA ESPECTACULAR!!


Posted by nIcOrE:
36CRAZYFIST??? LOMEJOR DELMUNDO LA BANDA MA LINDA DEL MUNDO CON QUIEN MA PODI VOLAR CON ELLOS GENIAL VOCALISTA!!!


Posted by Rickey (Dollar):
Speechless, Wait till you hear A Snow Capped Romance, even better, u thought this was good, sh!t, you haven't heard nothin yet. This is my fav. band, well next to Flaw that is..


Posted by ape dos mil:
this album is briliant i have never heard anything like this before, they are by far my best band and nuthing can beet them, umm there new album is f&*king wicked aswell if u are a tru 36 crazyfists fan buy there new album ok LIVE FOREVER 36 CRAZYFISTS


Posted by Bryan:
36 crazyfists is one of the most creative bands to come out of the nu metal movement. And I got ahold of their new album "a snow capped romance" and it's incredible, still nu metal, still basic formula but so much more together and so brilliant.


Posted by BullyGutt:
36 crazyfists are my fave band and have been for a very long time. If you thinkthat Brock Lindow sounds anything at all like John Davis from Korn you have a big problem. Korn are one of the worst bands i have ever heard and to say this insults even me...get your act together J Davis couldn't sing well to save his life. 36CRAZYFISTS ARE THE BEST F*CKING BAND TO HAVE EVER GRACED THE METAL SCENE. if you like this, cheak out the stuff from earlier releases such as 10 track 'in the skin' and there new album is out on 20th Jan 2004 'a snow capped romance'


Posted by alissuh:
dammit, i've only heard like one song, so i'm stil trying to decide whether they are kewl or not, i need tu here more!


Posted by Franky Baby:
This band is soooo awesome! Oh my Gosh! they rock! no bull...and if you think the cd is awesome (bitterness the star) then you should check these guys out live. They tear $hit up! they know how a put on a show . .


Posted by they calls'me sneakygit:
speechless... this just.. rules! 36 crazyfists rule buy now.. NOW! btw ne1 recommend ne bands that are similar.. i need more!! MORE OF THIS I TELL YOU!


Posted by 36crazyfists84:
I love this band. They by far have the best sound. And one of the most distinct sounds vocally I have ever heard in my life. I can say they have earned thier place in my heart as one of my few fav bands!! If you havent heard em go now and dont think twicw about it!! I love you all who like these guys!!


Posted by Silenced Scream:
this band this cd is just GREAT if you havent heard them do so now buy this cd you will not regret it


Posted by Silent K:
36 crazyfist is the best group out there, i got to hang with them in the camper they were so fu**ing killer


Posted by ZMAN:
I like the guitar on slit wrist theory, took me a while to get correct delay and dist on intro. other songs are sweet 2.


Posted by Ryan:
36 Crazyfists f*ckin rock...thats all there is to it


Posted by aL:
my favourete album of late, very impresed love it like ne body hu hasnt bought it shud!! later, aL.


Posted by slash:
i might go see them with Candiria(crazy stuff). I never really looked at them as nu-metal, more like Snapcase kinda stuff. But if they are nu-metal then they are still good stuff.


Posted by The_Dude:
Yeah!This cd is awsomme...purchase it now or feel my wrath


Posted by vikingsgrrl:
I agree with what everyone below said and more......these guys are awesome. I've been into them since 1995. This is one of the best albums! Join the 36 Crazyfists Street Team. Email me here: Sarah_36crazyfists@hotmail.com


Posted by optionboy16:
Best cd I have bought this year....Nicest guys I have ever met. Buy the cd, you won't be dissapointed! AKSOUL FOR LIFE!


Posted by irezumi:
great band i bought it after seeing them live. Very cool guys in the band and a great live show. I saw the same show as another person who posted a messege and they were the best the sound for chimaira was terrible.


Posted by emily:
yeah there pretty cool.


Posted by NemeSiS:
This album is the best thing Ive heard yet I heard two songs that were good and bought the album and the whole thing is so amaizingly brilliant 36 Crazyfists rule! ! !


Posted by Headbangette:
THIS CD IS SO FREAKING AWSOME!!I SAW 36 CRAZYFISTS AT A CONCERT W/ CHIMARIA,DIECAST, HEMLOCK,AND BRANDNEWSIN AND THESE GUYS WERE THE BEST NEXT TO CHIMARIA! THESE GUYS ROCK PLEASE BUY THE CD I PROMISE YOU'LL LISTEN TO IT EVERYDAY CUZ THIS IS A CD THAT JUST CANT GET OLD!!THESE ALASKAN GUYS ROCK SO BUY THE CD PLEASE!!



 




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